Crystal Structure and Particle Size & Surface Area Analysis

Lab's Equipment List

  1. Bruker D2-Phaser XRD
  2. Bruker D8 Advance XRD
  3. Malvern Mastersizer 2000
  4. Malvern Nano-ZS Zeta Sizer
  5. BIC PALS Zeta Sizer
  6. Quantachrome AS1 BET
  7. Quantachrome AS6 BET
Bruker D2 Phaser XRD
Key features of D2 Phaser XRD

  • The D2 PHASER with LYNXEYE detector is the most compact and fastest, all-in-one crystalline phase analysis tool available on the market
  • Desktop diffractometer equipped with an integrated PC and a flat screen monitor
  • LYNXEYETM detector for collection of high quality X-ray powder diffraction data with unprecedented speed
  • Tube power 30kV/10mA
  • Anode Cu
Location: N1.2-B3-06
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Bruker D8 Advance XRD
Bruker D8 Advance XRD
Key features of D8 Advance XR

  • Power at 40KV, 40mA
  • X-ray tube is Cu, 2.2KW
  • Usable angular range (2theta) is 1-140
  • Smallest angular step size is 0.0001
  • Scintillation counter detector
  • 9-position auto sampler

Location: N1.2-B4-13
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Malvern Mastersizer 2000
Key features of Malvern Mastersizer 2000

  • Size range 0.02μm to 2000μm
  • Measurement principle Mie scattering
  • Detection systems red light and blue light for wide angle forward scattering, side scattering, and back scattering
  • Light sources helium-neon laser (red light), solid- state light source (blue light)
  • Automatic rapid optical align system with dark field optical reticle
  • Small(50-120ml)- and micro(18ml)- sample dispersion units automatically recognized, configured and enabled on insertion of measurement cell cassettes into sizer
  • Operating modes Manual and SOP
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Malvern Nano-ZS
Key features of Malvern Nano-ZS
  • Measurement principle Dynamic Light Scatter (DLS)
  • Measurement range 0.3 nm to 10 µm (diameter)
  • Minimum sample volume 12 µL
Location: N1.3 B4-21
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BIC ZetaPALS and 90Plus

Key features of BIC ZetaPALS and 90Plus

  • Size range for particle sizing measurement 2nm to 3um
  • Zeta potential range -150 to +150 mV
  • Size range for zeta potential measurement 10nm to 30um
  • Laser wavelength 658nm
  • Temperature range 5 to 75oC
  • Sample volume 0.5 to 3ml
  • Plexiglas electrode for aqueous media
  • Kevlar electrode for nonaqueous media
Location: N1.2-B3-06
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Quantachrome Autosorb-6

Quantachrome Autosorb-6
Key features of Quantachrome Autosorb-6 (AS6)

  • Automated analyzer for surface area, pore volume and pore size measurements
  • Six analysis ports, each with its own coolant flask and pressure sensor
  • Dedicated station pressure transducers
  • Dedicated Po cells
  • Independent coolant level sensors
  • Fresh samples can be started while other analyses are in process

Quantachrome Autosorb-1

Key features of Quantachrome Autosorb-1 (AS1)

  • Ideal for detailed micropore-size measurements
  • Operates with non-corrosive adsorbates
Location: N1.2-B1-33
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