Equipment - Forca Speclab

The present equipment of the Spectroscopy laboratory consists of:

  • FT-IR interferometer, Perkin-Elmer 2000 equipped with:
    • infrared microscope i-series, fx10, fx20;
    • Perkin-Elmer diffuse reflectance accessory;
    • Perkin-Elmer ATR reflection accessory;
    • Perkin-Elmer specular reflectance accessory with fixed angle;
    • Perkin-Elmer specular reflectance accessory with 3x beam condensor;
    • variable temperature cell.
  • Micro-Raman spectrometer, LabRAM system, Jobin-Yvon Horiba.

Other equipment available at the Institute of Chemistry:

  • Atomic absorption spectrometer:
    • Varian Zeeman atomic absortion spectrometer, SpectrAA 640Z
    • Varian flame atomic absorption spectrometer, SpectrAA 55B
    • Thermo flame atomic absorption spectrometer, Spectra 2
    • Varian hydride generation system
    • Varian cold vapour generation system
    • Thermo hydride generation system
    • Thermo cold vapour generation system
    • Milestone microwave digestion system, Touch Control
    • CEM microwave extraction system
  • Gas-chromatograph with mass spectrometer detector - Agilent 6890 Plus GC with 5973N MSD;
  • Gas-chromatograph system from Varian model 3380 with flame ionization detector;
  • HPLC system equipped with a ternary pump Varian model 9012 and UV diode array detector Polychrom model 9065;
  • HPLC system equipped with a ternary pump Varian model 9012 and UV diode array detector Polychrom model 9065;
  • UV spectrophotometers (UV-VIS spectrophotometer Cary 50, Varian, UV-Vis spectrophotometer HP 8452);
  • Electrochemical measuring stations based on mAUTOLAB potentiostats/galvanostats.