Laboratory Equipment of the Research Group

With the support of the "European Regional Development Fund" (ERDF), the acquisition of the following equipment has been realized:

This is a current selection of the available laboratory equipment within the research group at the University of Rostock and the LIKAT. Our equipment is regularly maintained and continuously expanded by new acquisitions.

Analytical Equipment

  • HPLC (8 instruments)
  • GC (2 instruments)
  • GC-MS (ITQ)
  • LC-MS (LTQ and LTQ Velos)
  • Ion chromatography (Two-channel system for anions and cations)
  • Gel-permeation-chromatography
  • preparative HPLC
  • UV/Vis spektrometer (2 instruments)

Reaction Technology Equipment

  • Reactors and Autoclaves up to 5 L reaction volume
  • Membrane Reactors with different volumes (0.075 L - 2L)
  • Stirred Tank Cascade and Stirred Tank Reactor
  • Rectification Unit (2 instruments)
  • Thin Film Evaporator
  • Extraction Plant
  • Spray Dryer for aqueous and organic applications
  • Microreactors (FFMR, fixed-bed meander reactor, cartridge reactor)
  • Microextractor (2 instruments)
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HPLC instruments
WellChrom Year of construction: 1990-2013 Manufacturer: Knauer Software: Clarity ion-exclusion chromatography
Preparative HPLC Year of construction: 2005 Manufacturer: Knauer Software: Clarity fraction collector
WellChrom Year of construction: 1990-2013 Manufacturer: Knauer Software: ClarityChrom autosampler
GC
GC Trace 1310 Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific™ Software: Xcalibur FID
GC-MS
ITQ 1100 Year of construction: 2009 Manufacturer: Thermo Finnigan Software: XCalibur Ion trap
LC-MS
LTQ XL Year of construction: 2018 Manufacturer: Thermo Scientific Software: XCalibur Ion trap
LTQ Velos Year of construction: 2012 Manufacturer: Thermo Finnigan Software: XCalibur Ion trap
Ion chromatography system
Two-channel ion chromatography system 940 Professionel IC Vario Year of construction: 2015 Manufacturer: German Metrohm GmbH Software: MagIC Net 3.1

A two-channel ion chromatography system have been acquired with the support of the "European Regional Development Fund (EFRE)".

Gel-permeation-chromatography
Gel Permeation Chromatography Year of construction: 1998-2017 Software: Clarity
SmartLine Year of construction: 2004 Manufacturer: Knauer Software: Chromgate Autosampler, diodenarray-detector, RI-Detector
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Membrane cells
200 mL & 400 mL volume Dead-End max. pressure: 100 bar
500 mL volume Cross-Flow max. pressure: 100 bar
75 mL volume Dead-End max. pressure: 100 bar
Volume unlimited Cross-Flow max. pressure: 60 bar
Stirred tank cascade
Stirred tank cascade and stirred tank reactor Year of construction: 2001 Manufacturer: Iludest
Rectification unit
Year of construction: 2001 continuously, without vacuum
Year of construction: 1992 Fractionated distillation
Thin film evaporator and spray dryer
Year of construction: 2001 Manufacturer: Iludest Vacuum unit
Year of construction: 2004 Manufacturer: Büchi suction and spray operation, for aqueous and organic applications
Micro reactors
FFMR-SS Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH (IMM) for gas/liquid reactions vertical microstructured reaction plate 300 x 300 µm (64 channels); 600 x 600 µm (32 channels), 1200 x 1200 µm (16 channels)
Cartridge reactor F200 Ehrfeld Mikrotechnik BTS GmbH length x width x height: 49 x 49 x 133 mm³ max. temp.: -20 - 200 °C max. pressure: 100 bar fluid volume (cartridge): 1998 µL inner diameter (cartridge): 7,5 mm
Meander reactor Ehrfeld Mikrotechnik BTS GmbH length x width x height: 175 x 124 x 80 mm³ max. temp.: -20 - 200 °C max. pressure: 35 bar fluid volume (cartridge): 24,8 mL chanel dimension: 1530 x 4 x 4 mm³

Electrochemical Equipment

  • Potentiostat/galvanostat (Parstat 4000)
  • Potentiostat/galvanostat (Voltcraft PSP 1803)
  • Potentiostat (Galvanostat)
  • Flow-cell (coupling EC/MS)
  • 20 A Current Booster

Additional Equipment

  • Microwave MarsXPress
  • Karl-Fischer-titrator
  • Water activity sensor (Novasina)
  • Oxygen sensor
  • Insitu IR (Mettler Toledo)
  • Software for parameter determination and modelling (COSMO RS)
  • Software for creating eco-efficiency analysis (Umberto)
  • Software for statistical design of experiments (STAVEX)