Analytical methods below are available:

  • Colorimetry
  • Eddy currents instrument (thickness measurement)
  • Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) (portable device, ATR head)
  • Stereomicroscope (pictures, objectives 3.15-20x)
  • Optical microscope (pictures, scanner 5MP, UV light, polarizer, phases contrast, transmission and reflection light, objectives 10x 20x 50x 100x, dark and bright field, interferential prism)
  • Retsch milling machine RM 200
  • Memmert Climatic chamber ICH 110L (with temperature, relative humidity, and light/UV controls)
  • HACH Spectrophotometer DR 3900


Chemical analyses possible at NPAC

  • Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS)
  • Inductively coupled plasma / optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES)
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
  • Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction Analysis