LabCAT

LabCAT

The Catalysis Lab core facility

 

The LabCAT are fully equipped chemical labs for synthesis, testing and charcacterization, devoted to the research and development of catalyst and catlytic systems for a wide range of applications. The main equipments present in the LabCAT and LabCAT@ISTR3M are reported in the list below.

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Headquarters

   Via C. Golgi 19
20133 Milano, Italy

 

  • Metal Vapor Synthesis Reactor “ADCA01M” equipped with two evaporation sources (@ISTR3M);
  • Plasma reactor for PE-CVD / CVC synthesis (Tethis-Plasma Solutions) (@ISTR3M)
  • RB-CVD apparatus (Rotary Bed CVD) for CVD deposition of NPs on powder supports (up to 10 g batches)
  • Dry Box (0.1 ppm O2 and H2O) for air sensitive materials manipulation
  • Agilent GCs: three GC FID, one GC-MS
  • Steam reforming home-made reactor with on-line gas analysis performed with GC FID-TCD double columns
  • HEL and Parr Autoclaves: stainless steel, hastelloy, or Teflon vessels, with oven and automated controller of all the reaction parameters (pressure, temperature and stirring)
  • Home-made high T gas-phase reaction testing rig with downstream QMS Thermo VGQ
  • Photochemical/photoelectrochemical equipments: Solar simulator (300W Xe lamp with air mass filter, 1 sun, with removable UV filter), several batch reactors for reaction in liquid or gas phase, PEC cells.
  • ISTeM facility - Zeiss LIBRA 200FE analytical transmission electron microscope (TEM), equipped with: 200 kV FEG, in column secondgeneration omega filter for energy selective spectroscopy (EELS) and imaging (ESI), HAADF STEM facility, EDS probe for chemical analysis, integrated tomographic HW and SW system;
  • ESEM FEG equipped with: secondary and back-scattered electrons detectors, EDAX Microprobe, in-chamber heated sample holder for temperature resolved analysis (up to 1100°C)
  • ICP-OES (iCAP 6200 Duo upgrade, Thermofisher)(@ISTR3M)
  • NEXUS NIXOLET FT-IR equipped with the Continuμm Microscope accessory for IR microanalysis(@ISTR3M)
  • Evolution 600 UV-Vis Thermo Scientific equipped optionally with the diffuse reflection (DR) accessory Prying Mantis Harrick(@ISTR3M)
  • Physisorption and chemisorption analyzer ASAP 2020 Micromeritics
  • TOC instrument
  • TPR/TPD/Chemisorption apparatus and Differential Scanning Calorimetry – TG Analyzer
  • FTIR DTGS+MCT, QMS analyzer and DRIFT cell , with the apparatus for operando investigations
 
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Fully equipped chemical Labs for synthesis, testing and charcacterization, devoted to the research and development of catalyst and catlytic systems
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Photochemical reactors in liquid or gas phase: Solar simulator (300W Xe lamp with air mass filter, 1 sun, with removable UV filter)
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Steam reforming home-made reactor with on-line gas analysis performed with GC FID-TCD double columns
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Physisorption and chemisorption analyzer ASAP 2020 Micromeritics
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Photochemical/photoelectrochemical equipments: Solar simulator (300W Xe lamp with air mass filter, 1 sun, with removable UV filter), PEC cells.
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HEL and Parr Autoclaves: stainless steel, hastelloy, or Teflon vessels, with oven and automated controller of all the reaction parameters (pressure, temperature and stirring)
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FTIR DTGS+MCT, QMS analyzer and DRIFT cell , with the apparatus for operando investigations

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Headquarters

   Via C. Golgi 19
20133 Milano, Italy

 

LabCAT@IST3M

   Via Fantoli 16/15
20138 Milano, Italy

 

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