EME2Lab: Facilities

Engineering Materials for Energy & the Environment Lab

Current: Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, PHO627, Boston, MA 02215

As of January 2018: We will be moving to Penn State, occupying labs in the newly renovated Materials Research Lab! Stay tuned for further updates.

EME2Lab Capabilities

Agilent Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer with He Cell

Agilent 7800 Gas chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer with EI Detection

Quantachrome Autosorb (Physisorption and Chemisorption)

Mettler-Toledo TGA-DSC1 (Thermogravimetric Analysis/Differential Scanning Calorimeter) with mass flow controller, ±0.1 mg balance, 20-1100°C, autosampler

Shimadzu UV-Vis 1800

TA Instruments Q2000 Differential Scanning Calorimeter with -40°C Chiller

Parr 6100 Bomb Calorimeter

Extorr XT300 Residual Gas Analyzer (0-300 AMU)

Sartorius semi-microbalance (±0.1mg, 200g capacity)

Sartorius microbalance (±0.1 ug, 2g capacity)

Col-Int Tech Hydrothermal Reactor (400°C, 3000 psi, stirred, gas and liquid sampling)

MTI 1100°C 2” tube furnace

MTI 1600°C 2” tube furnace

Lindberg 1100°C 1” tube furnace

IKA 260 Shaker Table

Branson 450 Sonifier

Across International Laboratory Ball Mill

Gilson Sieve Shaker, ASTM standard brass sieves

Carver Hydraulic Press