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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 MPQuantachromeGas-adsorption 
3P Micro3P InstrumentsGas-adsorption
Rock Core AnalyzerMagritekNuclear Magnetic Resonance
SIP-Fuchs IIIRadic ResearchSpectral Induced Polarization 
SIP-QuadRadic ResearchSIP, multi-channel
F-factorWestphal MechanikFormation factor
AcoustosizerPorotec/Colloidal DynamicsElectrokinetic Pore space-interfaces
nanotom S 180GE Sensing & Inspection TechnologiesX-ray µ-CT
Zeiss AxioZeissTransmitted 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
CM-700dKonica MinoltaSpectrophotometer for color analysis
CS3AGICOHigh temperature heater
CS-LAGICOLow temperature cryostat
Minikappa KLF3AGICOMagnetic susceptibility meter
MI VFSMMagnon GmbHSusceptibility measuring station
760 SRMFirma 2G EnterprisesCryogenic core magnetometer
MI SM 1Magnon GmbHSpinner magnetometer
MMTD 80Magnetic MeasurementsDemagnetizer Heater
MI TD 700Magnon GmbHDemagentizer Heater
MI AFD 300Magnon GmbHAlternating field demagentizer
PM IIMagnon GmbHPuls magnetizer
VSMMicroSenseVibration magnetometer
PM200RetschPlanetary ball mill for homogenizing and pulverizing to a degree of fineness < 1 µm (colloidal grinding < 0,1 µm)


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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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