Equiment list

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For getting access to any of our systems, always contact Prof. Presser directly.

Equipment nameCommentsCategoryPoint of contact
Battery cycler unitsSeveral systems from batsmall and ArbinElectrochemistryMs. Shim & Ms. Budak
Glove boxSeveral MBraun system
Oxygen and humidity sensors
Solvent removal system
In-built high-temperature furnace
ElectrochemistryMs. Tolosa
Coin cell pressMechanical press
Facile coin cell manufacturing
Several units
ElectrochemistryMs. Budak
Electrochemical dilatometerTwo units for measurements in aqueous electrolytes, organic electrolytes, or ionic liquidsElectrochemistryMs. Shim
Electrochemical pressure cellMeasurements of pressure-buildup in electrochemical cellsElectrochemistryMs. Shim
Electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance1-10 MHz
Static mode or flow cell mode
ElectrochemistryMr. Srimuk & Ms. Zhang
Climate chamberSeveral units
Range: 5°C to +100°C or -40°C to +180°C
Temperature stability: < 1°C
ElectrochemistryMs. Tolosa
Four point probe stageRounded tips for fiber measurements
Fully automatized system
ElectrochemistryMs. Tolosa
Gamry Reference 6001-channel system
Impedance spectroscopy
ElectrochemistryMr. Srimuk
Biologic potentiostat/galvanostat unitsSeveral SP-240, SP-300, VSP-300, and VMP-300 systems
Impedance spectroscopy
High current option
Linear scan generator
ElectrochemistryMr. Lee
Rotating ring disk electrode apparatusRRDE3A system
Currently set up for glassy carbon disc with
platinum ring
ElectrochemistryMr. Srimuk
Electrochemical cells & reference electrodesFor aqueous and organic electrolytes and ionic
2 and 3 electrode measurements
Custom made compression cells
Commercial EL-lCell test cells
Conventional Swagelock cells
Conventional coin cells
ElectrochemistryMs. Tolosa
Gas sorption unitAutosorbiQ system
Designed for nitrogen, argon, and carbon dioxid
Additional chemisorption unit
Pressure range: down to 50-10 mbar
Material characterizationMr. Srimuk & Mr. Lee
Linkam CCR1000 heating stageCompatible with Raman spectrometer for in situ measurements
Up to 1000°C
Controllable atmosphere
Material characterizationMs. Budak & Ms. Tolosa
Renishaw inVia Raman spectrometerAvailable wavelengths: 532 & 633 nm
Fully automatized xyzstage
Combined with fiber optical probe (40 m cable)
Material characterizationMs. Budak & Ms. 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
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 characterizationMs. Shim & Mr. Srimuk
Titration setupMetrohm 848 Titrino plus
Potentimetric titrator for acid/base titrations (e.g., Boehm-titration)
Material characterizationMs. Tolosa
X-ray diffractometerBruker D8 with Lynxeye and optional VANTAC
detector, Göbel mirrors and analysis software
Material characterizationMr. Fleischmann & Ms. Budak
Atomic layer deposition systemPlasma and thermal ALD
Fully enclosed in an inert gas glove box
SynthesisMr. Fleischmann
Chlorination / H2S 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
SynthesisDr. Aslan
Gero high temperature furnaceUp to 2000°C
inert gas or light vacuum
SynthesisDr. Aslan
Lesker physical vapor deposition 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
SynthesisMs. Tolosa
MECC nanofiber electrospinnerDrum and plate collector
Coaxial and monoaxial spinnig
Heated spinnaret
SynthesisMs. Tolosa
Thermal CVD systemDesigned for growth of graphene and carbon nanotubes
Mass flow controllers
Up to 1100°C (VG Scienta)
SynthesisMs. Tolosa & Ms. Shim
Vacuum technologies furnacesVacuum system and inert gas systemSynthesisDr. Aslan
Xerion PendelofenOscillating furnace mounted in a glove obxSynthesisMs. Tolosa & Dr. Aslan
Xerion HD 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
SynthesisDr. Aslan
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 treatmentMr. Lee & Mr. Srimuk
ICP-OES 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 treatmentMr. Lee & Mr. Srimuk