Materials and Nanomaterials Science | Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo


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Research at UAGM

Materials and Nanomaterials Science

Available Instrumentation



Atomic Absorption (AA) Spectrometer
with Graphite Furnace

Quantitative measurement of certain chemical elements.

Autosorb 1-MP

Gas adsorption and desorption testing.

iSorb HP-1

High pressure gas adsorption and desorption testing.

Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR)

Functional group identification of organic molecules.

Gas Chromatograph (GC)+

Separation of gaseous compounds.

Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analyzer

Quantitative measurement of total organic carbon.

UV-2401 Spectrophotometer

Analysis of molecules through their absorption of UV-Vis light.

Biologic Modular Potentiostat

Study of heterogeneous reactions through electrochemistry.

Tube Furnace

Furnace with quartz tube that heats up to 1,200 °C.

Helix Supercritical Dryer

Sample dryer at supercritical conditions to avoid sample damage.

High Performance Liquid
Chromatograph (HPLC)

Separation of liquid compounds.

NMR Spectrometer Bruker Aeon 400 MHz liquid/solid

Identification of molecules in liquid and solid states.

Thermogravimetric Analyzer

Quantitative analysis of samples by measuring weight while heating.

UV-Vis 1800 Spectrophotometer

Analysis of molecules through their absorption of UV-Vis light.

Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

Analysis of molecules through their fluorescence.

X-Ray D8 Advanced

X-ray light diffraction of powder samples for structure identification.

Scanning Electron Microscope

Scanning electron image analysis and element identification.

8502 Instron 55 Kip Capacity
Servo-Hydraulic Universal Testing Machine

Tensile strength testing for materials.

Charpy Impact Testing Machine

Toughness testing for materials.

RF/DC Sputtering System

Deposition of materials on substrates using the sputtering technique

Unitron Bi 21 Metallurgical Microscopes

Study the morphology of materials.

United Testing Rockwell Hardness Tester

Measure hardness of materials using the Rockwell scale.

Micromet 1 Microhardness Tester

Measure hardness of materials in smaller areas.


+ Only for educational purposes

If you are interested in using some of our instruments or have any question, please contact us.