Laboratory resources

Our Research Laboratory is well-equipped with a variety of characterization equipment and instrumentation for synthesis of materials, including nanomaterials, catalysts and adsorbents. The group also has use Materials Science and Technology department research facilities (TGA/DSC, UV-vis) and School of Sciences and Engineering (UoC) analytic services (TEM, SEM/EDS, XRD).


Surface area and pore size analyzer
(Quantachrome Model NOVA 3200e)

Gravimetric analyzer coupled with MS gas analysis system for dynamic mixed gas sorption analysis
(Hiden isochema Model IGA-003, Hiden analytical Model HPR-20 QIC R&D)


Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer
(Shimadzu Model GC-MS QP2010 Ultra)

Gas Chromatograph with Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
(Shimadzu Model GC-2014)


Infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR)
(PerkinElmer Model Frontier IR)

Apparatus for photocatalytic reactions
(PerkinElmer Cermax Xenon Arc Lamp 300W)

High-temperature chamber furnace

High-temperature tube furnace
(Carbolite MTF Wire Wound)

Heating oven
(Memmert Model UNE)

Vacuum Oven
(Nüve EV018)