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Our group is currently working with the equipment listed below (in house). Of course, most important for us are the freeze-dryer systems. If you have detailed questions with regard to a listed technology, please do not hesitate to contact us.  

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Laboratory Scale Freeze-Dryer

Type:

FTS Lyostar II with SMART Freeze-Dryer Technology (latest software revision).

 

Number of Shelves:

3

 

Condenser:

< -85°C, 30 L total capacity

 

Process Monitoring:

  • MKS Baratron (chamber)
  • Pirani (chamber)
  • 16x Thermocouple (chamber, OMEGA)
  • Moisture sensor (chamber)
  • MTM technology
  • MKS Baratron (condenser)

 

Additional:

  • water-cooled system
  • sample thief
  • automatic stoppering

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Benchtop Freeze-Dryer

Type:

VirTis AdVantage Plus

 

Number of Shelves:

2

Condenser:

-70°C, 6 L total capacity

Process Monitoring:

  • 4x Thermocouple (chamber, OMEGA)
  • SMARTe sensor
  • optional: TEMPRIS wireless thermocouples (up to 8)

Additional:

  • air-cooled system
  • automatic stoppering

 

 

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Freeze-Dry Microscopy (FDM)

Microscope:

AxioImager A1, ZEISS

 

Stage and Equipment:

  • Linkam FDCS 196 stage
  • VC94 Motorized Vacuum Control
  • Pirani gauge
  • Firewire camera (1.3 MB)
  • Linksys 32 software (Linkam)

 

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Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry (MDSC)

Hardware:

TA Instruments, Q2000

 

Features:

  • DSC and Modulated DSC (MDSC)
  • Tzero technology for improved baseline and sensitivity
  • 50 position autosampler
  • integrated mass flow controller for precise purge gas flow rates
  • Platinum™ software for automated calibration and verification runs

 

 

Wide-Angle-X-Ray Powder Diffraction (WAXD)

Hardware:

Phillips model X’pert MPD

 

Software:

Phillips

 

 

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)

Amray 1810 T Scanning Electron Microscope

 

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Karl-Fischer Moisture Analyser

METROHM 874 USB Oven Sample Processor

 

 


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