Methods Detail

Other methods available at our institute

Equipment, facilities, and analytical methods available in-house

  • Thin-section laboratory. Preparation of petrographic thin sections and doubly polished sections for fluid inclusion research. Selection of sectioning devices, including low-speed precision diamond saw (Buehler), band saw (Proxxon), diamond wire saw (Well)
  • CS Analyzer CS580 A Helios (Eltra)
  • Granulometric techniques
  • ICP-OES spectrometer (HORIBA JOBIN-YVON Activa)
  • Facilities for apatite fission track analysis (group of Bernhard Fügenschuh)

Equipment and analytical methods available at the Department of Mineralogy and Petrography:

  • Fluid-inclusion studies. Linkham THMS600 heating-freezing stage mounted on the Olympus BX41 microscope
  • Raman spectrometer (HORIBA JOBIN-YVON Labram-HR800)
  • Electron microprobe (JEOL Superprobe 8100)
  • Scanning electron microscope (JEOL JSM-6010LV)
  • Several X-ray diffratometers