Isotope Geochemistry Labs


Clean room facility

Location: B157/B159-B166

  • Several low-blank chemistry laboratories (class 100)
  • Sample preparation and ion-exchange chromatography
  • Set up for isotope systems: Pb, U-Pb, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd
  • B and Li isotopes

Thermal ionization mass-spectrometers / TIMS

Location: B154/B156

MAT262 (Finigan)

  • upgradet with TI-Box (Spectromat)
  • 9 Faraday cups / 1SEV
  • RPQ plus SEV
  • Applications PTIMS: Pb, U, Th, Rb, Sm, Nd, B

TRITON (ThermoFisher Scientific)

  • Features: 9 Faraday cups / 1SEV
  • Applications PTIMS: Pb, U, Rb, Sr, B, Sm, Nd
  • NTIMS: B

Multi-collector mass-spectrometer with inductivly coupled plasma source / MC-ICP MS 

NEPTUNE (ThermoFisher Scientific)

  • Features: SIS/Aridus
  • Sample changer ASX-100 (CETAC)
  • 9 Faraday cups / 1SEV
  • MIC (Th, U)
  • Applications: Li, B, Rb, Sr, Pb
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