Facilities in CASTEM ~Clean Laboratory~

Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer


  • Finnigan MAT262 RPQ TIMS "Inu"
  • Finnigan MAT262 TIMS "Saru"
  • Finnigan MAT261 tuned-up version TIMS "Kiji"
  • Finnigan MAT262 TIMS "momo-Taro"
  • Finnigan TRITON TI high-sensitivity TIMS

Inductive Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer


  • Agilent 7500cs Q-pole ICPMS
  • Thermo scientific Element XR high-resolution ICPMS
  • Thermo electron NEPTUNE multicollector ICPMS with RPQ and multi-ion counting system
  • Thermo scientific iCAP-Q ICP-MS
  • Photon-machines Analyte G2 193nm Excimer Laser Ablation system
  • Cetac Aridus and Aridus II desolvators

Biogeochemistry


  • Kubota Cooled centrifuge
  • Shimazu size exclusion chromatography (SEC) system
  • Sanyo Freezer (-193 K)
  • Yamato vacuum freeze dryer Jey
  • Science plasma ashing machine Berghof microwave digestion system
  • Ultra-micro (2-0.1 mg) and micro (30-1 mg) balances

Halogen Geochemistry


  • Pyrohydrolysis system (max 1200°C)
  • Metrohm ion chromatography system