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Technical infrastructure

Our department S5 has an extensive pool of measuring systems for laboratory and borehole applications.


Core Analysis (CAL)

DeviceManufacturerShort Description
DesiccatorPfeiffer Labortechnik Sample saturation
GeoPyc 1360MicromereticsBulk density pycnometer
Pycnomatic ATCPorotecHe pycnometer
TCSLippmann & Rauen GbrThermal conductivity scanner
Tk04aTeKa BerlinFull-space/half-space line source
L75 DilatometerLinseis1D - horizontal dilatometer
USLT 1000 GE Sensing & Inspection TechnologiesAcoustic wave measuring station
Steady-State Permeameter Westphal Mechanik Steady state gas permeameter

Special Core Analysis (SCAL)

DeviceManufacturerShort Description
Autosorb-iQ MPQuantachrome N2-adsorption 
Porolux 1000 Porotec/IB-FT Capillary pressure 
Rock Core Analyzer Magritek Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
SIP-Fuchs III Radic Research Spectral Induced Polarization 
SIP-QuadRadic ResearchSIP, multi-channel
F-factor Westphal MechanikFormation factor
Acoustosizer Porotec/Colloidal Dynamics Electrokinetic Pore space-interfaces
nanotom S 180GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies X-ray µ-CT
Zeiss Axio Zeiss Transmitted light microscope for thin sections

Digital Rock Physics (DRP)

DeviceManufacturerShort description
HP Z820 workstation Hewlett Packard PC workstation for 3D image analysis
AVIZO Fire 9.2Thermo Fischer Visualization software / 3D image analysis
Dell PowerEdge R730Dell Server workstation for DRP
GeoDict 2018Math2Market DRP Software


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Rock Magnetics

DeviceManufacturerShort Description
CS3 AGICO High temperature heater
CS-LAGICO Low temperature cryostat
Minikappa KLF3AGICO Magnetic susceptibility meter
Kappa P-1Magnon GmbH Susceptibility measuring station
760 SRM Firma 2G Enterprises Cryogenic core magnetometer
MI SM 1 Magnon GmbH Spinner magnetometer
MMTD 80 Magnetic Measurements Demagnetizer Heater
MI TD 700 Magnon GmbH Demagentizer Heater
MI AFD 300 Magnon GmbHAlternating field demagentizer
PM II Magnon GmbHImpuls magnetizer
VSM MicroSenseVibration magnetometer


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Borehole Geophysics

DeviceManufacturerShort description
Javelin NMRVista Clara Inc.Nuklear magnetic resonance (up to 220 m)
DLL (dual laterolog resistivity) Antares Resistivity/Conductivity sensor
FEL (focussed electric resistivity) Antares Resistivity/Conductivity sensor
BS (monopole sonic) Antares Sonic - sensor
SGR52 Antares Spectral Gamma Ray
SGR70 Antares Spectral Gamma Ray
GRAntares Gamma Ray sensor
GR4A Antares Gamma Ray sensor
PGR (production GR) Antares Gamma Ray sensor
SUS Antares Magnetic susceptibility
MSUSC Antares Magnetic susceptibility
PE Antares Nuclear - density, caliper
PNP Antares Nuclear - neutron porosity
EBS Antares Nuklear - element determination
DIP (4-arm-caliper with orientation) Antares Geometry, dipmeter
4cal (4-arm-caliper ) Antares Geometry
FAC/ABI (televiewer) ALTAcoustic televiewer
OBI ALTOptical imager
VSP_1306 (vertical seismic profiling) AntaresSeismic
VSP_1325 (vertical seismic profiling) AntaresSeismic
CFSM Flow-measurement
FST Geocom Flow-measurement
Flow 40/45 Flow-measurement
Ocean seven (AISI 3156) Multi-parameter mud sensor
PRT Temperature sensor
QPSO19 Pressure sensor
FCON Conductivity sensor
SAMP Own constructionSampler


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