Our labs are equipped with various instruments for material characterization and chemical analysis. Below is a summary of our equipment and point of contact.
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Glovebox (UNIlab MBRAUN)
Workstation with a large main antechamber, vacuum pump, and PLC controller. The unit that can attain purity levels of less than one part per million oxygen and moisture.
GC Agilent 6890N Network GC system, GC Agilent 7890A GC system
Gas chromatography system with multimode inlet, capillary flow technology, low thermal mass technology, and TCD/FID detectors.
High temperature high pressure packed-bed flow reactor
Used to test a variety of catalysts and liquid- and gas-phase reactions in flow mode.
Yamatao DKN402C rotating ovens
Constant temperature convection ovens with a rotating frame to hold Parr acid digestion vessels for zeolite synthesis. Rotation is provided by fixed 57 rpm right angle motors.
HPLC Agilent 1260 Infinity with UV-vis and ELSD detectors
Includes autosampler for precise injections of both small and large volumes without changing sample loops.
GC-MS Agilent 7890A GC, 5975C inert XL MSD with triple-axis detector
Inert ion source programmable up to 350 degrees C has enhanced response to active compounds.
TGA Q500 TA instruments
Temperature range from ambient to 1000 C. Isothermal temperature accuracy of 1 C, continuous weighing capacity of 1.0 g, with a heating rate of 0.1-100 C/min.
AutosorbiQ automated gas sorption analyzer Quantachrome
Includes high resolution pressure transducers for analysis of microporous and mesoporous materials, and built-in degas stations.
Bruker Vertex V70 IR spectrometer
Includes an MCT detector with fast scan and step scan capabilities. Reaction chamber allows in situ studies at high pressure and high temperature settings.
X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) Bruker D8
Includes Cu sealed-tube x-ray source with NaI dynamic scintillation detector. It is used for phase analysis of crystalline nanostructures such as zeolite, oxide and carbide catalysts.