The analytical laboratory of the MIPT Engineering Center is equipped with equipment that fully complies with international standards.
The use of a set of instrumental methods (chromatography, mass spectrometry, ICP-MS, ICP-AES, X-ray spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, 3D microtomography) allows solving the whole range of analytical tasks for determining the elemental, group and individual composition, as well as carrying out structural studies.
Experienced specialists work on the instruments and equipment of the laboratory, who are able to quickly and with high reliability solve analytical and experimental problems.
The analytical laboratory performs the following types of research on a contractual basis:
- Identification of compounds and quantitative analysis of complex multicomponent mixtures by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Agilent Technologies 7890 Gas Chromatograph with 5977 Mass Selective Detector
- Elemental analysis from Be to U according to the standard UniQuat method includes sample preparation and does not depend on the amount of determined elements. Wavelength X-ray fluorescence spectrometer Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM`X 2500
- Sample preparation for subsequent elemental analysis by microwave decomposition of samples. Anton Paar GmbH MULTIWAVE PRO system
- Elemental analysis with trace determination by ICP-MS. Agilent Technologies 7900 ICP-MS Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer
- Elemental analysis (routine determination) by ICP-AES. Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometer, Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000
- Determination of the mass fraction of sulfur in oil and oil products in accordance with ISO 20847-2004, GOST R 51947-2002, ASTM D 4294-03. Analyzer of sulfur content in oil and petroleum products Spectroscan SL
- Quantification of SARA-groups (S-saturated hydrocarbons, A-aromatic hydrocarbons, R-resins, A-asphaltenes). Thin layer chromatograph with FID SES GmbH IATROSCAN MK-6
- 3D microtomography with submicron resolution. Establishment of the microstructure of objects in the field of mineralogy, petrology, materials science and defectology. The nominal resolution is 0.35 microns. Maximum scanning diameter / length – 75 mm / 70 mm. X-ray microtomograph Bruker microCT SkyScan 1272
- Microstructural studies. Inverted metallographic microscope Eclipse MA200, Nikon Metrology
- Mineralogical analysis. Qualitative and quantitative determination of the mineral composition of ores and concentrates. Raman spectrometer with confocal microscope – dispersive Raman microscope Nicolet DXR Spectrometr, Thermo Scientific