Instrumentation


img_56f1bb12926f-1Above is a quartz tube microreactor with an on-line GC/MS for sample analysis.

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Electrochemical stations

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Fuel cell testing station

img_d52ae3e59077-1Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy with vacuum manifold

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Transmission FTIR accessory

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Liquid phase ATR cell

img_83e37e3e9b74-1Attenuated total reflectance (ATR) equipped FTIR spectrometer equipped coupled with a potentiostat used for in-situ spectroelectrochemical studies. Electrode potential is controlled using the potentiostat while electrochemical processes are concurrently observed using Surface-Enhanced Infrared Reflection-Absorption Spectroscopy (SEIRAS).

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Spectroelectrochemical cell for SEIRAS

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Si crystals for SEIRAS

img_23b4701a50c3-1This flow reactor setup is used to measure the density of Brønsted acid sites on solid catalysts using isopropylamine decomposition to propylene and ammonia as a model reaction.

img_607dfc133733-1Non-stirred high pressure batch reactors

Stirred high pressure batch reactors

Microreactors with custom LabVIEW control interfaces for single pass and pulse reactions

P&ID and the chemical looping reactor