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A: Major Equipment – Preparation

1) Photocatalytic set-up

  • Aqueous phase testing using UV or visible light according to the ISO standards

  • Gas phase testing using UV or visible light according to the ISO and CEN standards

2) QUV Accelerated Weathering Tester and Q-Sun Xenon Test Chamber 

  • QUV Overview: Solar Eye Irradiance Control, Lamps: UVA-340, UV-B, Water spray system, ISO calibration

  • Q-Sun Overview: Full-spectrum xenon arc lamps, The Solar Eye Irradiance Control System, Optical filters (Daylight, Window, Extended UV), A choice of irradiance set points (340 nm, 420 nm or TUV), ISO, ASTM &SAE compliance

3) Nanoindenter

  • Mechanical testing of wide range of materials at micro- and nanoscale level. Determination of visco-elastic, elasto-plastic and tribological properties of various surfaces.


B: Available Methods

1) FTIR spectrophotometer Nicolet 670

  • Measurement of both powders and layers in transmission and reflection modes

  • Detection of gaseous species using gas cuvette

2) DLS Analyzer ZetaSizer NanoS, model ZEN1600

  • Zeta potential measurement of surfaces

  • Determination of nanoparticle size and their zeta potential

3) SEM Jeol JSM-5500 LV

  • Observation of the morphology of nanopowders and their layers

4) Sorption equipment 3-FLEX

  • Determination of texture parameters of micro- and mesoporous nanomaterials, including very small surface areas


C: Auxiliary equipment

1) Ultracentrifuge Optima XPN-100

  • Separation of narrowed particle size fractions

  • Mmaximum speed: 100,000 rpm, maximum RCF (x g): 802,400, speed control: ± 2 rpm of set speed (above 1,000rpm), set temperature: 0 to 40°C, ambient operating range: 10 to 35°C, accel/decal: 10/11, drive cooling: air-cooled

2) EPD apparatus

  • Preparation of mechanically stable nanoparticle layers deposited on a conductive substrates

3) Dip Coater 5

  • Uniform deposition of layers on plates and differently shaped objects

4) Planet laboratory mill Pulverisette 6

  • Preparation of powders of nanoparticles up to 500 g in weight

5) Microwave Digestion System with built-in non-contact temperature and pressure

  • Magnetron frequency: 2450 MHz, Microwave powe: 1450 W

  • Digestion at temperatures <230°C, pressures up to max. of 100 bar.

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