Research Groups

CARBON MATERIALS

SCIENTIFIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Techniques for materials preparation and functionalization

  • Ashing Furnace (Thermolyne)
  • Autoclave (SBS)
  • Ball mill (Retsch)
  • Centrifuge (Selecta) and microcentrifuge (Eppendorf)
  • Convention furnaces (Selecta and Memmert)
  • Furnaces until 1200 ºC
  • Furnace until 1700 ºC (Carbolite)
  • 15 ton hydraulic press (Perkin- Elmer)
  • Plasma reactor activated with microwave (Tecnics Plasma, 200-G)
  • Plasma reactor activated with radiofrequencies
  • Plasma reactor activated with dielectric barrier (Arcotec)
  • Rotary Evaporator (Heidolph)
  • Spin-coater (PI-KEM,)
  • Ultrasonic cleaners (Selecta and Branson)
  • UV-ozone treatment system (JELIGHT)
  • Vacuum furnace (Hereaus)

Techniques for materials characterization

  • Atomic force and scanning tunneling microscope (VEECO Instruments, Nanoscope IIIa)
  • Automatic titrator (Mettler Toledo, DL55)
  • Conductivity-meter (Mettler-Toledo, Seveneasy)
  • Inverse gas chromatography (Hewlett-Packard, 5890-II)
  • Mass spectrometer for gas analysis (Blazers, Basic Cube)
  • Micromechanic tester (Rheometric Scientific, Minimat)
  • pH- / conductivity-meter (Mettler-Toledo, MPC227)
  • Tensiometer (KSV, Sigma 70)
  • Thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis up to 1500ºC (Stanton-Redcroft, STA-1500)
  • Thermogravimetry and DSC up to 1100ºC (TA Instruments, SDT Q600))
  • Ultraviolet-visible spectrometer (Thermo Spectronic, Helios Alfa)
  • Vacuum and controlled atmosphere microbalance (CI Electrónics, MKS-M5)
  • Volumetric apparatus for gas physisorption and chemisorption (Micromeritics, ASAP2010)
  • Volumetric apparatus for gas adsorption (Quantachrome, NOVA-1200)
  • Volumetric apparatus for gas and vapour adsorption (Quantachrome, Autosorb-1-MP)

INCAR

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA DEL CARBONO
CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTÍFICAS
MINISTERIO DE CIENCIA E INNOVACIÓN


CARBON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE (INCAR)
SPANISH COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH (CSIC)
MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND INNOVATION