Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Hitachi TM3030 Plus tabletop - with ThermoFisher EDS detector


X-ray Diffractometry (XRD)

Philips PANalytical X-Pert - with thin-film detector
Bruker D2 Phaser - with Phi rotation


Thermal Analysis

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

NETZSCH 3500 Sirius - with modulated temperature abilities

Thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA) and DSC

TA Instruments SDT 650 - with autosampler


Physical Properties Testing

Mechanical/ Universal Testing (UTM)

Instron 5969 - dual column tabletop testing system

N2 Adsorption (surface area, pore size)

Micromeritics 3Flex

Density/ Volume (pycnometry)

Anton Paar Ultrapyc 5000

Particle Size Analysis (PSA)

Beckman Coulter LS230- with PIDS detector


Anter Corporation Workhorse IB



Ultraviolet/ Visible/ Near IR (UV-Vis-NIR)

Perkin Elmer Lambda 950 - with integrating sphere, 2D detector, URA

Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR)

Varian 3100 Excalibur - with PIKE ATR diamond crystal


Optical Microscopy