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Mechanical characterization and sample preparation

  • High Pressure Torsion press type WAK-01 Mark 1, induction heating, cooling equipment and much more
  • Rolling mill
  • Light Microscope ZEISS Axioplan incl. CCD camera, microhardness tester
  • Nanoindenter ASMEC Unat with QCSM module for depth dependent measurements and several indenters (Berkovich, Vickers, spherical)
  • Universal mechanical testing machine SHIMADZU AG-10 TA  AG-A R2  incl. online control unit MESSPHYSIK
  • Thermostatic Chamber SHIMADZU TCL-N220 (–180°C:320°C) for AG-10TA AG-A R2
  • BOSE ElectroForce 3230 System III - mini-deformation machine for standard and fatigue testing up 300Hz and 450N

Thermal analysis

  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter PERKIN ELMER DSC-7
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter PERKIN ELMER DSC-8500
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter PERKIN ELMER Diamond DSC
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter NETZSCH DSC/DTA 404PC/4/H
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter NETZSCH DSC 204 Phoenix

X-ray diffraction

  • Texture & Stress diffractometer AXS BRUKER D8 incl. area detector and Polycapillary
  • Profile Analysis (XPA) diffractometer with

           - Rotating anode generator RIGAKU MM9 with monochromatisation Co-Kalpha
           - 4 Linear Position Sensitive Detectors (BRAUN, Photron-X)
           - Curved Position Sensitive Detector INEL CPS-590

Research Group Physics of Nanostructured Materials
Faculty of Physics

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