Chemical laboratory

  • Equipped with basic devices necessary to work with solids, liquids, synthesis of materials in different conditions, analytical chemistry (UV-Vis spectrometer).

The group cooperates with the Laboratory located at the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection (AGH University of Science and Technology) and has access to the following equipment:

X-ray diffractometers

  • Rigaku SmartLab (9 kV) equipped with high-temperature and humidity control chambers
  • Rigaku Miniflex 600


X-ray fluorescence

  • Rigaku ZSX Primus II

Infrared and Raman spectroscopy

  • Nicolet 6700 Thermo Scientific
  • DXR Raman Microscope Thermo Scientific

Textural parameters determination

  • ASAP 2020 HD Micromeritics
  • SediGraph III, Micromeritics
  • Saturn DigiSizer II, Micromeritics

Thermal analysis

  • STA 449 F3 Jupiter Netzsch coupled with mass spectrometer QMS 403 C Aelos and FTIR Bruker Tensor 27 infrared spectrometer

Scanning electron microscope

  • FEI Quanta 200 FEG (EDS and EBSD detectors)

Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

  • GBC SavantAA

Installation for the synthesis of mineral-based derivatives on a larger scale (Optister Company)

  • primarily designed for the synthesis of organo-zeolites

Multi-column system for dynamic flow studies of adsorbents (Optister Company)

System for the synthesis of minerals in aqueous solutions equipped with an adsorption column (Optister Company)

UV-lamp designed for research on photoactive nanomaterials (Optister Company)