N.C.S.R. "Demokritos"


Department of Materials Science

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The facilities of the “Nanofunctional and Nanocomposite Materials Laboratory” include:

  • UV-Vis Spectrometer with Integrated Sphere (DRS)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR and DRIFTS)
  • Spray Pyrolysis & Flame Spray Pyrolysis Devices (Home made, on-line systems)
  • PL Apparatus with He-Cd Laser at 325 nm with iHR 350 Spectrograph & CCD Detector
  • Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA) and Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) Gas (NO, NO2, CO, CO2) Analyzers
  • Infrastructure for ISO 22197 -1:2007 - Test Method for Air-purification Performance of Semiconducting Photocatalytic Materials. Part 1: Removal of Nitric Oxide
  • Cultivators for Microorganisms Growth and Antibacterial Tests Optical Microscopes

In addition to the above facilities there is also access to:

  • X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (Philips 515 SEM, EDX & EBIC)
  • ICP – AES, Perkin Elmer Optima 3000
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscope (Philips CM20 with EDX)
  • Nitrogen Adsorption - Desorption Porosimetry & Surface Area Analysis (BET)
  • Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (EPR)
  • Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS)
  • Zeta Potential Measurements

Department of Materials Science, N.C.S.R. "Demokritos", 153 10 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, phone: +30 210 6503381, fax: +30 210 6519430
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