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Several laboratories are available for research.

A 100 m2 laboratory dedicated to the electrochemical and electrocatalytic characterization of fuel cells.

The collaboration of the Materials Research and Analysis Platform (PRAM) which centralizes the characterization at the University of Sherbrooke.

The collaboration of the Service de Mécanique Spécialisée (SMS) of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Sherbrooke for the mechanical design by AutoCAD and the realization of high-precision experimental assemblies.

A 450 m2 laboratory equipped with various facilities for the generation of direct current and high frequency plasmas (450 kHz, 3 MHz and 10 MHz), at different power levels ranging from 3 kW up to 300 kW. plasma and a wide range of diagnostic equipment such as Laser Doppler Anemometer, Emission Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, Ultra Fast Pyrometry at two wavelengths for simultaneous measurement of temperature and particle velocity in flight and acoustic emission measurement techniques.

The ancillary labs in the science department are equipped with the following equipment:

  • A UV-visible spectrometer, a spectrofluorimeter, a spectrofluorochronometer
  • Apparatus and cryogenic cells, photolysis apparatus, nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers for solids and preparatory liquids, an actinometer
  • Automated electrochemistry equipment (PAR 263A)
  • Theoretical calculation programs (density functional theory EHMO, PC-MODEL, Franck-Condon analysis)
  • Potentiostats/galvanostats (computerized)
  • A phase selector amplifier, frequency analyzer (computerized)
  • A rapid data acquisition system (Nicolet)
  • A fast current applying and breaking system
  • State-of-the-art electrochemical equipment
  • Equipment for the thermovaporization of metals under vacuum
  • Equipment for the characterization of organic molecules

As well as the following equipment: HYDRE Cryogenic STM (scanning tunneling microscopy), UPS, AUGER, Electron gun, Gas ramp, JUPITER Ambient STM, MIDAS Noble metal evaporation, PHOENIX FTIR grazing angle, Electron gun, Gas ramp , PHOEBUS FTIR (SOFC), ULYSSE Bain Langmuir-Blodgett, VULCAIN Four for SOFC.

*A combinatorial synthesis chamber of approximately 30 m3 has been operational since 2005 to bring the concept of combinatorial inorganic chemistry to scale.