Facility Instrumentation

Laser Ablation unit

SEM image of laser
ablation crater on bone

Click on any instrument below for more information :

Affiliated instrumentation in Dr. Almirall’s group:

  • Perkin Elmer FTIR system with microscope accessory
  • Perkin Elmer FT Raman system
  • Foster and Freeman Glass Refractive Index Measurement (GRIM2) System
  • GE Iontrack 2 Ion Mobility Spectrometer
  • GE EntryScan Portal Ion Mobility Spectrometer
  • Smiths Ionscan 400B Ion Mobility Spectrometer
  • Varian GC coupled to an Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer
  • Shimadzu HPLC with UV and Electrochemical detectors
  • Beckman 550 Capillary Electrophoresis (2) with UV and PDA detectors
  • Several Stereomicroscopes and Polarized Light Microscopes
  • Foster and Freeman ECCO Laser Induced Breakdown Spectrometry (LIBS) system
  • PhotonMachines LIBS system (NewWave Solo PIV 1064 and Tempest 266 nm lasers)
  • Andor Mechelle Spectrometer coupled to an ANDOR ICCD detector for LIBS experiments
  • MicroFab Technologies Microdispensing System
  • GE Securities Portable StreetLab Raman system
    Kanomax Piezobalanace for Particle Mass measurements
  • Laurell Technologies Spin Processor

SEM Philips XL


Element 2 HR-ICP-MS


SEM image of laser
ablation on filter

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