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Laboratory Facilities and Equipment

Materials Synthesis
(i.e. solid-state reactions, synthesis from melt, flame reactions)
  • MBraun Glove box
  • ChemGlass vacuum line
  • Carbolite furnaces
Materials Processing
Processing of materials based on ball milling and sintering
  • Fritsch Ball Mill (Pulviresette 6 & 7)
  • Fritsch Vibratory Sieve Shaker
  • Hot Press - up to 2000 oC (Thermal Technology)
Materials Properties
  • Seebeck coefficient (RT-1050K, ULVAC System)
  • electrical conductivity (RT-1050K, ULVAC System)
  • Thermal conductivity (150-1450K, laser flash technique, LFA Netzsch)
Materials Characterization
(available through the Dept of MME and the Nanotechnology Research Unit)
  • Powder X-rays Diffraction (Rigaku Miniflex)
  • Thermal Analysis (Linseis)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (TESCAN)
  • Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy
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