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ÅAFPC – Characterization Techniques

ÅAFPC – Characterization Techniques

Surface Characterization

  • Transmission and epi-fluorescence microscope with optical and video cameras  |  Nikon Microphot FXA
  • Upright microscope with Nikon DS-FI2 camera   |  Olympus BX60 + BX-FLA
  • Stereo microscope  |   Olympus SZX12
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)  |   Bruker MultiMode 8 AFM
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)   |   Ntegra-Prima AFM

Particle and Dispersion Characterization

  • Particle size and zeta potential meter   |   Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZS
  • Particle size and zeta potential meter   |   Malvern Zetasizer 3000
  • Rheometer, controlled stress   |   Paar-Physica MCR 300
  • Capillary viscosimeter   |    AVS 440
  • Gas sorptometer    |    ASAP 2010
  • Gas sorptometer    |    Autosorb 1
  • X-ray diffraction/scattering (XRD / SAXS)   |    Bruker D8 Discover

Solution and Liquid Crystal Characterization

  • Tensiometer for liquids   |   Sensadyne 9000 Bubble Tensiometer
  • KRÜSS Force Tensiometer 100
  • Optical tension and contact angle meter (x 2)   |    KSV CAM 200
  • Densitometer, vibrating tube  |   Anton-Paar DSA5000
  • Tension and contact angle meter, receding & advancing  |    KSV Sigma 70)
  • Stability of emulsions, suspensions and foams   |    Formulaction Turbiscan Classic MA 2000)
  • Freezing point osmometer   |   Gonotec Osmomat 030)
  • Membrane filtration and separation, 6 cells   |   Sterlitech cross-flow filtration equipment)
  • Membrane filtration and separation, 1 cell  |   Portalux Flat)

Spectrometry

  • FTIR Spectrometer   |   Perkin-Elmer FTIR-1000
  • FTIR Spectrometer   |   Bruker, IFS 66S
  • Luminescence Spectrometer  |  PerkinElmer LS50B
  • UV-vis Spectrometer   |   Shimadzu UV-2501PC
  • UV-vis-NIR Spectrometer, Integrating Sphere, Fibres, etc.  |   Perkin-Elmer Lambda 900 system
  • UV-Vis Spectrometer   |   Thermo Scientific, NanoDrop 2000
  • UV-Vis Spectrometer   |   PerkinElmer, Lambda 25
  • Raman Spectrometer  |   Renishaw, Ramascope (system 1000)
  • FTIR Microscope   |   Bruker IR Microscope A 590
  • Raman microscope   |   Bruker R 590 Raman microscope

Other instruments

  • Thermobalance with MS analysator   |   STA 449F1 Jupiter (TG) and QMS 403C Aêolos (MS)
  • Quarz crystal microbalance   |   KSV QCM Z- 500
  • CO2 incubator   |   Heracell 150i
  • Ultra centrifuge 10-21000 rpm   |   Hermle Z36HK
  • Potentiostat + multiconnection unit    |    PalmSense 4 + MUX-8
  • Potentiostat + multiconnection unit    |    Ivium + HiMux.XR
  • Microwave synthesis system   |   Discover SP
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES) | Perkin Elmer, Optima 5300 DV
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) | Perkin Elmer, Elan 6100 DRC+
  • Ion chromatograph (IC) with Spark autosampler | Metrohm, 881 Compact IC pro
  • Karl Fisher titrator | Metrohm, 860 KF Thermoprep
  • Microwave (acid dissolution) oven | Anton Paar, Multiwave 3000

Cell Imaging

More information: Turku Bioscience/ Cell Imaging and Cytometry

  • Widefield microscope   |   Zeiss Axiovert 200M (inverted microscope)
  • Widefield microscope   |   Zeiss SteREO Lumar V12 with Microinjection
  • Widefield microscope   |   EVOSfl cell culture microscope
  • Widefield microscope   |   Leica DMRE (upright microscope)
  • Widefield microscope   |   Leica DM RXA (upright microscope)
  • Widefield microscope   |   Leica DM IRBE (inverted microscope)
  • Confocal microscope   |   Zeiss LSM780
  • Confocal microscope   |   3i CSU-W1 spinning disk
  • Confocal microscope   |   Zeiss LSM510 with JPK Nanowizard II AFM
  • Confocal microscope   |   Leica TCS SP5 Matrix
  • Confocal microscope   |   Leica TCS SP1
  • Confocal microscope   |   Leica TCS SP5 Multiphoton
  • Confocal microscope   |   BD Pathway 855
  • Confocal microscope   |   3i CSU22 spinning disk
  • Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy FLIM   |    Lambert LIFA FLIM
  • Total Internal Reflection Microscopy TIRFM   |    Zeiss TIRF microscope
  • Fluorescence stereo microscope   |    Zeiss SteREO Lumar V12
  • Laser-capture microsdissection LCM   |    Zeiss P.A.L.M. LCM
  • Atomic Force Microscope   |    Agilent 5500 AFM
  • Imaging    |    Perkin Elmer Operetta High Content Imaging System
  • Flow cytometer    |    BD LSR Fortessa
  • Flow cytometer    |    BD FACSCalibur
  • Flow cytometer    |    BD LSR II
  • Flow cytometer    |    BD Accuri C6
  • Flow cytometer    |    BD FACSAria IIu
  • Gel analyser   |    BioRad ChemiDoc MP
  • Microplate reader   |    BioTek Synergy H1 multi-mode reader
  • Gel analyser   |    Li-Cor Odyssey

Pharmacy

  • Particle size analyses for liquid suspensions and dry powders   |   Sympatec GmbH / HelosKF
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer   |   Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 2000c
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer   |    PerkinElmer LAMBDA 35
  • UV-Vis Spectrophotometer   |    VWR UV-6300PC Double Beam Spectrophotometer
  • Fluorospectrometer   |    Thermo Scientific NanoDrop 3300
  • Small scale microwave synthesis of nanoparticles    |    Anton Paar Monowave 300
  • Dissolution testing of pharmaceutics   |    Sotax AT7 dissolution unit
  • Fluorescence plate reader   |    Thermo Scientific Varioskan Flash
  • Powder flow studies    |    FlowPro
  • Compound structure analysis    |    PerkinElmer ATR-IR
  • Surface structure analysis (custom built)    |    Scanning White Light Interferometer SWLI
  • Disintegration studies of solid pharmaceutics    |    Sotax DT2
  • Tapped density measurements of powder systems    |    Copley Scientific JV2000
  • Melt flow measurements of casted films    |     Custom Scientific Instruments Melt flow indexer Type MF12
  • Sample separation; nanoparticles    |    HealForce Neofuge 13
  • Texture analyser of different materials    |    Stable Micro Systems TA.xt.plus Texture Analyser
  • Thermal studies of active pharmaceutical ingredients and formulaitons   |    TA Instruments DSC Q2000 + Refridger Cooling System 40
  • Microscopy    |    Westburg Evos XL
  • Microscopy    |    Spektrometer AvaSpec-NIR512-1.7-EVO
  • Osmometer   |    Knauer K-7400S Semi-Micro Osmometer
  • Rheometer    |    Haake Mars 40

Organic Electronics

  • Glove box   |    MBRAUN Unilab glove box
  • Glove box   |    Vigor
  • Laminar flow cabinets(multiple)   |   Koiair KR-100
  • E-beam evaporator    |    Moorfield Minilab 090
  • Vacuum evaporator    |    CVC
  • Vacuum evaporator    |    JEOL JEE-4B
  • Thickness meter    |    Intellemetrics IL 150
  • Thickness meter    |    Maxtek TM-100
  • Vacuum drying oven < 250 ºC   |    Binder
  • Sputter, O+2 and N+2 plasma etcher    |    Bal-Tec SCD 050
  • Langmuir-Blodgett film deposition equipment   |   KSV 2200
  • Atomic force microscope    |    Veeco diCaliber AFM
  • Upright microscope    |    Olympus BX60 with fluorescence equipment and CCD-camera
  • Modular DC Source/Monitor    |    Agilent 4142B
  • Parameter analysator    |     Keithley 4200-SCS
  • Voltage source    |    Keithley 230
  • Current source    |    Keithley 220
  • Power source (multiple)    |     Kikusui, Agilent E3631A, Keithley 2230-30-1, …)
  • Signal/waveform generators (multiple)    |    Stanford DS345, DG535, Agilent 33522B, …
  • Electrometer   |    Keithley 617
  • Sourcemeters (multiple)    |    Keithley 2612, 2636, 2400
  • Picoammeter    |     Keithley 485
  • Multimeters (multiple)   |     Keithley 2000, 2001, 2100 (2x), Agilent 34410A, 34461A, …
  • Lock-in amplifiers (multiple)    |     Stanford SR510, SR830
  • Memory oscilloscopes (multiple)   |    Tektronix 680B, 2230, Agilent MSOX2002, …
  • Oscilloscope   |    Keysigth DSOX3104T
  • Scanner, low current and voltage measuerments   |    Keithley 7001
  • High-voltage amplifier    |    TREK 2205
  • Optical table    |     Newport RS 3000 (1.5 x 3.0 m)
  • Probe station   |     Everbeing C-2
  • Cryostats (multiple)    |     Oxford, Janis
  • Luminescence spectrometer    |     Perkin-Elmer LS 50B
  • Spectrometer, 200-850 nm      |     Ocean Optics USB2000
  • Solar simulator   |    Oriel
  • Laser, Ar+, 10 W MLVS, 1.3 W MLUV    |     Coherent innova 90C6
  • Laser, Pulsed Nd:YAG, 6-8 ns, 1064 nm, 532 nm, 355 nm    |    Brilliant Ultra GRM, Quantel
  • Laser, Dye    |    Coherent CR 599
  • Laser, N2-dye pulse laser, 5 ns, 400 muJ/pulse   |    Oriel 79110
  • Diode lasers (multiple), 785 nm, 45 mW    |    Power Technology PM(785-60), PMT(785-50)
  • Diode laser, 905 nm, 8 mW    |     PMT(905-10)
  • Diode lsaer, 980 nm, 40 mW   |    PMT(980-50)

Electrochemistry

  • Potentiostat   |   IviumStat, CompactStat + 32 working electrode interface
  • Potentiostat   |   IviumStat, Potentiostat/Galvanostat with EIS module
  • Potentiostat   |   Autolab, PGSTAT 20 with EIS module
  • Potentiostat   |   Autolab, PGSTAT 30 with EIS module
  • Potentiostat   |   Autolab, PGSTAT 100
  • 16-channel mV-meters (multiple)   |   Lawson Labs, EMF16 Interface

Surface chemical analysis instrumentation accessible via TopAnalytica

  • TOF-SIMS   |   Time Of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy
  • ESCA   |   Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis (XPS)
  • SEM-EDS   |   Scanning Electron Microscopy with Energy Dispersive Spectrometer
  • BIB   |   Broad Ion Beam cutting
  • EPMA   |   Electron Probe MicroAnalysis (SEM-WDS)

Updated 6.5.2021