Equipment

Our research group is expedited y well recognised in the national international scientific community. The available equipment in our laboratory has got a good level but, it should be renewed or improved in the next future.

  • Small Scale Catalysts Synthesis
  • Characterization systems of temperature programmed reduction, desorption or
    oxidation followed by:

    • Thermal Conductivity Detector (TCD)
    • Mass Spectrometry
    • Thermo Gravimetric Analyser Mettler Toledo TGA/SDTA 851e
  • Fourier Transformed Infrared Spectroscopy
    • Transmission cell with controlled atmosphere
    • Diffuse reflectance cell (DRIFTS), at real reaction conditions
  • Dispersive Raman Spectroscopy
    • Catalytic Raman cell
  • UV-Vis Spectroscopy
  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  • Potentiostats
  • Rotating Disk Electrode (RDDE)
  • DEMS “in situ” (Electrochemical cell coupled to a mass spectrometer)
  • Electrochemical cell coupled to FTIR
  • Single fuel cell test equipment (5 cm2)
  • Total sulfur analyzer (> 1 ppm) Mitsubishi TOX-100
  • Selective Chemisorption of gas: Volumetric and Pulsed
  • Products Analysis by Gas Chromatography Systems.
    • GC-FID, GC-TCD, GC-2D
    • GC-MSD
  • Tubular Reactors for catalytic test in gas phase
    • Reaction at atmospheric pressure
    • Reaction at elevated pressure (4)
  • Stirred Tank Reactors for liquid phase reaction and/or slurry
    • Reaction at atmospheric pressure
    • Reaction at elevated pressure (3)
  • Analytical Support techniques available at Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (CSIC)