Facilities

Chromatographs

  • Gas chromatograph Agilent 6890N
  • Gas chromatograph Clarus 500 from Perkin Elmer equipped with FID and TCD detectors
  • Gas chromatograph Perkin-Elmer-900
  • Gas chromatograph Perkin-Elmer-900
  • Gas chromatograph Perkin-Elmer AutoSystem XL ARNEL with TCD
  • Gas chromatograph  Perkin Elmer Clarus 580 with FID and TCD
  • Gas chromatograph SRI 310 equipped with HID (helium ionization detector)
  • Gas chromatograph SRI 8610C with FID detector
  • Gas chromatograph SRI 8610C with TCD and HID detectors
  • Gas chromatograph Varian 3800 with detector FID and TCD (2 p)
  • Gas chromatograph with mass spectrometer - Trace GC/DSQII-MS and thermodesorber - STD-1000
  • Liquid chromatograph FPLC AKTApurifier UPC 10 with UPC-900 UV detector and fraction collector
  • Liquid chromatograph FPLC Pharmacia with UV detector and  fraction collector
  • Liquid chromatograph HPLC LKB with UV-vis detector
  • Liquid chromatograph HPLC Specra Series P200 with UV 100 detector (Thermo Separation Products)
  • Liquid chromatograph with DAD detector and mass detection Agilent 1100 VL LC-MS (ionization ESI and APCI)
  • Liquid chromatograph with mass spectrometer - Shimadzu LC-MS-2010 EV
  • Photovac 10 S 50 - portable gas chromatograph with photoionization detector
  • Portable PID gas chromatograph - Voyager
  • Gas chromatograph SRI 8610 with FID and ELCD detectors (organochlorides analysis)
  • Gas chromatograph SRI 8610 with FID. TDC and PID detectors (photoionization)

Spectrometers

Surface area and pore size analyzers capable of physisorption and chemisorption

  • AUTOSORB-1 made by Quantachrome
  • CHEMBET 3000 made by  Quantachrome
  • Quantachrome Nova 2000 ", BET surface area and N2 adsorption  isotherms analyzer
  • Sartorius 4410 microbalance for Thermogravimetric gas and vapour sorption analysis 
  • Surface area and pore size analyzers
  • Vacuum microbalance from CI Electronics
  • Vacuum microbalance, Sartorius
  • Water sorption analyser Hydrosorb 1000 from Quantachrome Instruments 

Equipment for biological research

Equipment for catalytic tests 

  • Gas Chromatograph Hewlett-Packard 5890 II with FID and TCD detektors connected to catalytic apparatus
  • Gas chromatograph Hewlett-Packard, HP 6890, connected on-line with microreactors
  • Gas chromatograph Varian, CP-3800
  • GC Hewlett-Packard, ser.II A ,with TCD detector, connected to catalytic apparatus
  • GC Perkin Elmer Auto System XL with TCD detector connected to catalytic apparatus
  • High pressure fixed - bed flow reactor
  • High Pressure Reactors
  • Home made catalytic reactors with controlled gas feed.
  • PID Microactivity Reference - catalytic system for gas flow tests under atmospheric pressure
  • Pressure stainless steel and titanium reactors from Parr with volume varying from 100 mL to 2L, equipped with thermocouple, catalyst addition device, reflux/take off condenser, heater assembly and stirrer
  • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Thermal analysis and calorimetric equipment

  • Evolved gas analysis by mass spectrometry equipment - home made with RGA 200 Stanford Research Systems quadrupole mass spectrometer (MS EGA)
  • Home made TPD equipment
  • Microscal gas flow-through microcalorimeter
  • Simultaneous DSC/TG analyzer Netzsch 409 PC Luxx

Equipment for structural analysis

  • DMA 5000 M digital density meter for liquids from Anton Paar GmbH employs the oscillating U-tube principle for density determination with accuracy up to 5·10-6 g/cm3.
  • Equipment of analysis of nano and micro objects
  • Home made capillary viscometer with an automatic detection of suspension level via electric conductivity, useful for opaque or non-transparent substances
  • Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer LS 13 320 - Beckman Coulter Inc. The medium - liquid, Particle size range for measurement - 40nm - 2000 um.
  • Laser Diffraction Particle Size Analyzer LS 13 320 - Beckman Coulter Inc
  • Myr V1-L viscometer
  • Powder X-ray Diffractometer  Siemens D5005 equipped with reaction chamber XRK900 or Grazing Incidence attachment
  • Powder X-ray Diffractometer X'PERT PRO MPD
  • Zeta Potential Analyser - ZetaPals - Brookhaven Instr.Corp.
  • Zeta Potential Analyser - ZetaPals - Brookhaven Instr.Corp. Particle size range for zeta potential measurement: 5nm - 50  m.
  • Zeta Sizer Nano ZS + automatyczny titrator - Multi Purpose Titrator MPT 2 -Malvern
  • Zeta Sizer Nano ZS ZEN3500. Analyser equipped in "the green" laser wave length 532nm. Measuring range for the measurement of the size of elementary entities: 0.6nm - 6 m for particles, 1-104 kDa for polymers. Particle size range for zeta potential measurement: 3nm - 10  m.
  • Zeta Sizer Nano ZS ZEN3600. Analyser equipped in "the red" laser wave length 633nm. Measuring range for the measurement of the size of elementary entities: 0.6nm - 6 m for particles, 1-104 kDa for polymers. Particle size range for zeta potential measurement: 3nm - 10  m.

Ultra-High-Vacuum systems for surface science analysis

  • Two multi-chamber analytic systems dedicated for surface and functional nanostructure studies STM/AFM/LEES/AES/XPS/UPS base pressure  <1x10-9  Pa

Microscopes

  • AFM -NT-MDT with "Olympus" optical microscope.
  • Fluorescence microscope Zeiss with TIRF, SARFUS with image analysis
  • Nikon fluorescence microscope with image analysis
  • Optical microscope (Leica) with image analysis
  • Ultra high resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope JEOL JSM-7500F equipped with INCA PentaFETx3 EDS system and K575X Turbo Sputter Coater

Equipment for surface nanostructures and thin films analysis

  • Camera MotiCam with the Digital recording system (Motic Images Plus 2.0)
  • Drop Shape Analysis Method for Surface Tension and Contact Angle Measurements (Kruss DSA 100M)
  • du Noüy Ring Tensiometer, Lauda
  • Foamability and Foam Stability Test System for Aqueous Solutions - Anton Paar
  • High Performance Surface Purification System of Surfactant Solutions
  • High Speed digital camera Macrovis Weinberger 2000fps.
  • Maximum Bubble Pressure Tensiometer BPA-1S Sinterface for Dynamic Surface Tension Measurements
  • QCM-D Quartz Crystal Microbalance QS-E4 with Q-sense Window  module 401  L.O.T.- ORIEL GmbH & Co. KG
  • Spectroscopic Imaging Ellipsometer EP3- Nanofilm
  • The KSV (Finland) Surface Potential Sensor for Surface Potential Measurements by using vibrating Plate Method.

Equipment for environmental analysis

  • CEPA Mobile Laboratory (based on a fiat Doblo)
  • Gaseous and particulate contaminant sampling system
  • Portable Flue Gas Analyzer System - Testo 350XL/454
  • Portable Multicomponent FT-IR Gas Analyzer - Gasmet DX-4000
  • Portable VOC analyzer - MicroFID

Equipment for art and cultural heritage preservation

      Apparatus for photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical measurements:

      • Universal assembly for electrochemical measurements from mtm-anko
      • Universal device for electrochemical measurements PGstat Autolab 302N made by Eco-Chemie
      • Universal device for electrochemical measurements Schlumberger-SOLARTRON equiped with digital potentiostat ECI 1286 and impedance analizer  FRA 1250
      • Universal device for electrochemical measurements ZAHNER IM6
      • Universal setup for testing the activity of the powder photocatalyst and photocatalysts immobilized on the membranes surfaces
      • Flow tube photoreactor for testing immobilized powder photocatalysts;
      • Analytic Jena SPECORD 40 UV-vis spectrophotometer  with attachements for multi-channel, flow and reflectance measurements;
      • Chamber for UV irradiation.

      Equipment for theoretical calculations