Standard Equipment of the Laboratory

The following  instruments for chemical analysis is operated by our experts for research purposes.
Photon Detection
  • Combustion IR Analyzers for elemental determination of HNO and CS
  • Diffuse Reflectance Infrared FT Spectrometry (DRIFTS)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy with Attenuated Total Reflection (FT-IR with ATR)
  • Flame (F) /Graphite Furnace (GF)/Flow Injection Mercury System (FIMS) for Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)
  • Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) with Nd:YAG laser (5 harmonics) and Tunable OPO (Resonant LIBS)
  • Raman Microscope
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer
  • Wavelength Dispersive (WD) X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy (XRF)
Ion Detection
  • Gas Chromatography (GC) Mass Spectrometry
  • Fast Atom Bombardment High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
  • Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
  • Liquid Chromatography (LC) Mass Spectrometry
    • Triple Quad
    • Quad / Time-of-Flight
  • Microplasma Field Asymmetric Ion Mobility coupled to Linear Trap / Orbitrap
  • Fast Atom Bombardment High Resolution Mass Spectrometry
  • Rutherford Backscattering Spectroscopy (operated at LIPS)
Electron Detection
  • X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy (XPS aka ESCA)
  • Membrane-Assisted X-ray Photoemission Spectroscopy 
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (operated at EMC)
  • Hard X-ray Photo-Emission Spectroscopy (operated at JTC)
Further Methods
  • Tabletop Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry