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Tsilomelekis Research Group

Material Synthesis | Heterogeneous Catalysis | Operando Molecular Spectroscopy 

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HORIBA | LabRAM HR Evolution

High spatial and spectral resolution Raman spectrometer (UV compatible) equipped with a confocal microscope

 

Air cooled open electrode 1024x256 pixels CCD -75°C

Laser Source: 532nm

UV-Vis-NIR macro lens of 40 mm focal length for open geometry Raman configuration

NICOLET | IS50 FT-IR 

High resolution (~0.9 cm-1) infrared spectrometer equipped with DLaTGS and MCT-A detectors

Long Lifetime Polaris™ Infrared Source

Gold optics

Parker-Balston 75-45 purge unit

HARRICK | Reaction Chambers 

 

High-Temperature DRIFT Reaction Chamber

 

Raman reaction top dome (UV-quartz window)

 

Suitable for Operando spectroscopic measurements

 

Operation from high vacuum (133 μPa or 10-6 torr) to 3.44MPa (25.8 ktorr) 

 

Temperature up to 910°C (under vacuum)

 

 

Specac | ATR 

 

High-performance single reflection monolithic diamond ATR

 

Analysis of a broad range of materials including those that are abrasive, hard, reactive, or corrosive

 

Temperature up to 300°C

High-Pressure Reactors 

 

Non-Stirred Pressure Vessel (100ml) for catalyst preparation

 

Stirred Pressure Vessel (50ml) 

 

Stirred Pressure Vessel (500ml) for process scale-up

 

 

 

Vacuum Oven 

 

Static and Dynamic vacuum