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Equipment nameCommentCategorySystem administrator
Battery cycler unitsSeveral systems from batsmall and ArbinElectrochemistryMr. Jäckel
Biologic potentiostat/galvanostat unitsSeveral SP-240, SP-300, VSP-300, and VMP-300 systems
Potentiostat
Galvanostat
Impedance spectroscopy
High current option
Linear scan generator
ElectrochemistryMr. Lee
Climate chamberSeveral units
Range: 5°C to +100°C or -40°C to +180°C
Temperature stability: < 1°C
ElectrochemistryMs. Schreiber
Coin cell pressMechanical press
Facile coin cell manufacturing
Several units
ElectrochemistryMr. Jäckel
Degassing vacuum furnaceTemperature: up to 250°C
Pressure: down to 10-20 mbar
ElectrochemistryMs. Schreiber
Electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance1-10 MHz
Static mode or flow cell mode
ElectrochemistryMr. Jäckel
Electrochemical test cellsFor aqueous and organic electrolytes and ionic
liquids
2 and 3 electrode measurements
Custom made compression cells
Commercial EL-lCell test cells
Conventional Swagelock cells
Conventional coin cells
ElectrochemistryMs. Schreiber
Electrode preparation equipment
Crimper, electrode cutters
Electrode hot roller
Glass roller
Winding machine
Long tape casting coater
Hot sealing machine
Doctor's blade
ElectrochemistryMs. Schreiber
Four point probe stageRounded tips for fiber measurements
Fully automatized system
ElectrochemistryMr. Jäckel
Gamry Reference 6001-channel system
Potentiostat
Galvanostat
Impedance spectroscopy
ElectrochemistryMr. Jäckel
Glove boxSeveral MBraun system
Oxygen and humidity sensors
Solvent removal system
In-built high-temperature furnace
ElectrochemistryMs. Schreiber
Rotating ring disk electrode apparatusRRDE3A system
Currently set up for glassy carbon disc with
platinum ring
ElectrochemistryMr. Srimuk
Gas sorption unitAutosorbiQ system
Designed for nitrogen, argon, and carbon dioxid
sorption
Additional chemisorption unit
Pressure range: down to 50-10 mbar
Material characterizationMr. Jäckel
Lesker physical vapor depsition systemCustom-built system by Kurt J. Lesker
Magnetron sputtering (DC-sputtering, RF-sputtering, DC-RF-cosputtering)
Electron beam physical vapor deposition
Ion beam physical vapor deposition
Heated and rotatable sample holder
Material characterizationMs. Schreiber
Linkam CCR1000 heating stageCompatible with Raman spectrometer for in situ measurements
Up to 1000°C
Controllable atmosphere
Material characterizationMr. Zeiger
MECC nanofiber electrospinnerDrum and plate collector
Coaxial and monoaxial spinnig
Heated spinnaret
Material characterizationMs. Tolosa
Scanning electron microscopeEOL SEM JSM7500F
Cold field-emission scanning electron microscope
0.1-30 keV
Maximum resolution ~ 1 nm (at 15 keV)
r-Filter system
SE and BSE detectors
Oxford EDX system
Material characterizationDr. Grobelsek
Renishaw inVia Raman spectrometerAvailable wavelengths: 532 & 633 nm
Fully automatized xyzstage
Combined with fiber optical probe (40 m cable)
Material characterizationMr. Zeiger
SLR and phototableCanon EOS 650
LED illuminated phototable
Material characterizationMs. Schreiber
Thermogravimetric analyzerNetzsch Libra TG 209 F1; equipped with an automated sample changer (64)
Temperature range up to 1100°C
Up to 2 g sample mass
Mass resolution: 0.1 μg
Material characterizationMr. Zeiger
Titration setupMetrohm 848 Titrino plus
Potentimetric titrator for acid/base titrations (e.g., Boehm-titration)
Material characterizationMr. Krüner
X-ray diffractometerBruker D8 with Lynxeye and optional VANTAC
detector, Göbel mirrors and analysis software
Material characterizationMr. Fleischmann
Atomic layer deposition systemPlasma and thermal ALD
Fully enclosed in an inert gas glove box
SynthesisMr. Fleischmann
Chlorination furnaceUp to 1100°C
Controllable atmosphere
Automatized gas flow and process flow
Certified for the use of chlorine, hydrogen,
argon, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and ammonia
gas
SynthesisDr. Aslan
Custom-built hightemperature furnaceFully enclosed in inert gas glove box
Temperature: up to 1800°C (at several 100 K/min heating rate)
Pressure: down to 10-4 mbar
SynthesisMr. Jäckel
Fume hood work stationSeveral laboratory fume hoodsSynthesisMs. Schreiber
Thermal CVD systemDesigned for growth of graphene and carbon nanotubes
Mass flow controllers
Up to 1100°C (VG Scienta)
SynthesisMr. Zeiger
Capacitive deionization systemsFlow and static mode
Several systems available
Custom-built CDI units
Designed for flow-by operation mode
Apt for desalination of brackish or sea water salinity levels
Water treatmentDr. Aslan
ICPOES system for online monitoring of desalinationICPOES Arcos system
Online monitoring
130-770 nm wavelength range
750 mm focal length
Fastest measurement time: 2 s
Water treatmentDr. Aslan