The technical equipment of our chair


  • XPS/UPS: X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  • PEEM: Photo Emission Electron Microscopy
  • NEXAFS-Spectroscopy chamber for ultra-high vacuum (UHV)
  • AFM-STM: Combined Atomic Force and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (Omicron) for measurements in UHV



  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Interference Microscope Epival Interphako (Carl Zeiss)
  • Reflected-Light Microscope Epityp (Carl Zeiss)
  • MicroViewer (Kappa) (Video Microscope 1000 times Magnification)


  • LEED (BDL800 LEED Scienta Omicron)

Layer Deposition and Surface Treatment


  • Flow Reactor (atmospheric pressure) for the Methanisation of CO2 (Sabatier-Reaction)
  • Reactor for the direct CO2 conversion to methanol

Electrical Characterization

  • Oscilloscop HP 54616 (500 MHz, 2 Gsa/s, single shot)
  • Generators, Frequency Counter, Multimeter, Power Supplies (HP, Hameg, Keithley, Prema)
  • LCR-Meter Agilent 4284A, LCR-817 (instek)
  • Network Analyzer Agilent E5100A
  • CV Set-Up, IV Set-up

Further Equipment

  • Pyrometer (Temperature Recording ) Modline plus icron 400-1200°C