Analysis of powder materials for what concerns the density, the specific surface area, the open porosity in the range from 1 to 1000 nm, the determination of decomposition, phase transition and reaction temperatures by TG-DTA in controlled atmosphere, the densification by dilatometry (TMA). Acquisition and analysis of powder X-ray diffraction data. Particle size analysis by dynamic light-scattering (DLS) and Zeta potential measurement. Impedance spectroscopy in 10μHz to 32MHz frequency range and RT-200 °C temperature range.

    • Helium pycnometer for density measurements;
    • Instrument for the measurement of surface area and porosity by nitrogen adsorption (BET method);
    • Dilatometer for the evaluation of the sintering kinetics and thermal expansion coefficient, up to 1700 °C;
    • Thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis (TG-DTA), up to 1400 °C;
    • X-ray powder diffractometer with automated samples management;
    • Particle size analyser by dynamic light-scattering (DLS) and Zeta potential measurement;
    • Frequency response analyser coupled with dielectric converter unit.