Equipment

The lab is fully equipped for solid-state chemistry and electrochemistry, with:

  • box furnaces
  • tubular furnaces under controlled atmosphere
  • sealed tubes apparatus
  • microwave synthesis apparatus
  • autoclaves
  • vacuum ovens
  • centrifugation apparatus
  • X-ray diffractometer (BRUKER 8) with in situ electrochemical cells and furnace
  • multi-channel potentiostats (around 150 channels)
  • temperature controlled chambers for cycling (25°C and 55°C)
  • glovebox under inert atmosphere
  • glovebox dedicated to O2 and CO2 electrochemical measurements
  • PINE rotating ring disk electrodes for measurements in aqueous environment
  • PINE rotating ring disk electrodes for measurements in aprotic solvent (inside the glovebox)
  • EQCM
  • DEMS
  • high temperature conductivity measurements
  • sputtering device
  • twizzers, scalpels and of course mortars and pestles
  • a solid coffee machine and a fridge!! (fully equipped with home brewed beers)