The laboratory is equipped with accessorial experimental stations,  dedicated to the study and characterization of samples


Portable Raman spectrometer (B&W Tek, Newark, NJ, USA)  (Spokeperson: Mariangela Cestelli Guidi)

  • Spectral range:  ≈97–2000 cm1
  • Resolution: 3 cm-1.
  • Excitation wavelength: Laser diode  GaAlAs at 785 nm (the laser spot diameter at focal plane is 85 μm).
  • Detector: Peltier cooled CCD

The system can also work in situ by using a probe.


Multispectral Imaging system in the UV-VIS-NIR-SWIR range 

(Spokeperson: Mariangela Cestelli Guidi)

  • NIR converted camera (Nikon D750), 400-1000 nm
  • SWIR camera (Hamamatsu InGaAs Camera C12741-03, 640×512 pixel) 900-1700 nm
  • UV lamp at 365nm filtered 3000mW
  • Alogen lamp


The following accessories for sample preparation are available for all the users:  (Spokeperson: Mariangela Cestelli Guidi)

  • Optical Microscopes
  • Cutting-off machine
  • Gas processing plant
  • Preparation of thick and thin resin section
  • Cryo-Microtome


SEM EDX (Spokeperson: Marco Angelucci)

SNE200M microscope (SEC) equipped with a QUANTAX 100 Advanced BRUKER EDX microanalysis detector.