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The Centralized Analytical Laboratory (CAL) is one of the service centers established under Research and Innovation Office (RIO). It was set up to serve the research needs of UTP researchers as well as service requirements by external parties. The overall long-term aspiration is to promote research excellence by ensuring that the requested analytical services comply with international standards and with timely deliverey to all customers.


CAL is located at the ground floor of Block P and it is equipped with the following state-of-the-art analytical equipment:

  • X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS)
  • Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
  • Universal Scanning Probe Microscope (USPM)
  • Gas chromatograph- mass spectrometer (GC/MS)
  • Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (LC/MS)
  • Surface area analyzer and porosimetry system
  • Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectrometer (FTIR)
  • Raman Spectrometer

 

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding analytical services at the Centralized Analytical Lab.

 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noor Asmawati Mohd Zabidi
Head, Centralized Analytical Lab


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Tel : 605-3688210

 

Mr. M Idrus Sidik
Senior Lab Executive, Centralized Analytical Lab


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Tel : 605-3688211

 

Mr. M Anuar Moin
Lab Technologist, Centralized Analytical Lab


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Tel : 605-3688212

 

Mr. Omar Ramli
Lab Technologist, Centralized Analytical Lab


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Tel : 605-3688213

 

 

 

ATTACHMENT A

Facilities at Centralized Analytical Lab (Block P, Ground Floor)

 


Equipment


Function


Applications

X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS)
Model: Thermo Scientific K-Alpha

Surface analysis of  a variety of solid materials. Determines chemical state composition and depth profile.

Catalysts, polymers, metals, ceramics, semiconductors, and electronics.

 

Field-Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM)/Energy Dispersive X-Ray

Model: Zeiss Supra 55 VP

Imaging, qualitative analysis and elemental mapping. variable pressure mode enables imaging of nonconductive samples

Nano technology, nano structured materials, semiconductor development and failure analysis.


 

Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)

Model: Zeiss Libra 200FE

High-resolution imaging technique that yields information on the morphology, crystal phases crystal structure and defects.

 

Catalysts, polymers, metals, ceramics, semiconductors, electronics and biological materials

 

Universal Scanning Probe Microscope (USPM)

Model: Nano Navi (E-Sweep)

Imaging and measuring surfaces on a fine scale, down to the level of molecules and groups of atoms. 

Polymers, ceramics, catalysts, biological materials, and electronics

 

 

Gas chromatograph mass spectrometer with direct insertion probe and pyrolysis cell (GCMS-DIPPC)

Model:  Agilent 7890A

Identification and quantification of volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds by determination of their molecular weights.

Drug detection, fire investigation, environmental analysis, explosives investigation, analysis of biomass materials and identification of unknown samples


 

Liquid chromatograph/ Time of flight mass spectrometer (LCMS)

Model: Jeol JMS-T100LP

Accurate measurement of atomic mass, chemical analysis and determining atomic composition of organic compounds.

Synthetic and natural organic compounds, biological samples, DNA and drug molecules.


 

Surface area analyzer and porosimetry system

Model: Micromeritics ASAP 2020

Performs measurements of adsorption and desorption isotherms for characterization of surface area, pore volume and pore size of micro and mesoporous materials

Catalysts, ceramics, polymers, paints, electronics, pharmaceuticals, cosmetic and aerospace.


 

Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) with vacuum and flow module

Model: Perkin Elmer

An analytical technique to identify organic materials by providing information on chemical bonds and molecular structure.

Catalysts, polymers, and organic compounds.

 


 

Raman Spectrometer

Model: Horiba Jobin Yvon HR800

A non-destructive chemical analysis technique which provides information on chemical structure, phase and polymorph, crystallinity and molecular interactions based on the scattering of monochromatic light upon interaction with the chemical bonds in a material.

Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, geology, mineralogy, carbon materials and semiconductors.

 

 

 

 


 

 

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