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Attophotonics Biosciences GmbH
Viktor Kaplan
Strasse 2
2700 Wiener
Neustadt

Lab Equipment

Attophotonics’ research and development profits the close cooperation of lab and workshop. The production facilities of the company (e.g. in the Attophotonics Technikum) can be adapted flexibly to our costumers’ demands and are being continuously upgraded.

See below an overview of our instruments and materials:

Selected Lab Equipment

available at Attophotonics & its partners
 

Nanocoating Technology

 

sputter coaters:

 

  • sputter coater ‘LAB’

round targets (56 mm diameter)
14 m3/h pre-pump
turbo-pumped
> 20 cm rotating table
300 W pulsed DC power supply
 

 

Sputter-system-small
sputter coater ‘LAB’
  • sputter coater ‘TECHNIK’

Film roller coater
< 30 cm width
2 bar targets (340 -370 mm)
68 m3/h pre-pump
turbo-pumped
10 kW power supply
2 reactive gases

evaporation coater

4 crucibles
rotating table top down (25 cm diameter)
thermal evaporation
E-beam capacitive unit
oil diffusion pumped

evap system oil diffusion pumped

 

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Microscopy

 

microscopes:

  • surface tunneling microscope (STM)
  • atomic force microscope (AFM)
  • inverse microscope with phase contrast and camera
  • standard microscope
  • binocular microscope
  • 5 axis reflection microscope
  • fluorescence microscope
  • Z-scanning unit for 3D light and fluorescence microscopy

 

5 axis controlled variable reflection angle microscope_small

fluorescence microscope with camera_small

microscope atto 2_small

stm_klein

DSCF7211_small

P4041024_small

 

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Chemistry & Biotechnology

 

HPLC-system

auto-sampler
tertiary pump system
detectors: UV-VIS, fluorescence
auto-collector
PC-controlled

 

DSCF6245_small

(ATR)-FTIR-spectrometer

ftir_small

Raman-spectrometer

spectral range: 200-2200 cm-1
laser: 785 nm
resolution: 4 cm-1
camera: CCD (with Thermo Electric Cooler (TEC))

 

DSCF7191_small

photometers:

  • various VIS- & UV/VIS-photometers
  • microtiter-plate reader
  • Fiber-optic reflection spectral photometer with PC-interface

 

fluorimeters:

  • microtiter-plate fluorimeter
  • flow-through fluorimeter

 

cleanroom bench

Atto bench_small

with Teflon bath and pumping system, particle filter,...

 

 

dispersers:

developed in cooperation with FHWN

 

  • big vertical disperser with double-head system and trough

Dispergator mit Wanne

  • horizontal heating-bath disperser (stainless steel)

Dispergierer horizontal mit Heizbad

reactors:

 

  • high pressure vapor reactor

max. pressure: 8 bar
spray head for chemicals
integrated milling system

 

highpressurereactor 2

 

ball mill

ball_mill_small

vibration sieving machine

vibr_sieving_machine_small

centrifuges:

various e.g.

  • table-top centrifuge for 8 x 50 ml tubes
  • table-top centrifuge for 1.5-2 ml reaction tubes
  • minifuge

 

 

electrochemistry:

  • ~ 15 potentiostates with various options (DC / AC / phase) down to fA sensitivity with PC control

Potentiostaten_small

electrophoresis unit

horizontal

PCR:

  • PCR-thermocycler
  • PCR-real-time-thermocycler

Real time PCR unit_small

mill

ball mill up to 2 kg
using ultra-hard zirconia-based ceramic balls

ovens:

  • large chemical oven (up to 200 C)
  • “Muffel”-oven (up to 1100 C, with Argon purging system)
  • large electric ceramic kiln (up to 1300 C)

I Argon oven

heating & cooling units

 

mixers, stirrers & shakers

 

several power supplies

 

chemicals:

> 800 in-house

~ 1000 external

Chemicals_small

 

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Surface Technology

 

  • Taber abrasion tester

Taber tester with T control_small

  • Martindale abrasion tester

Martindale tester WEB_small

  • corrosion test chamber

for DIN50021 corrosion tests
volume: 450 litres
for treatment of samples with NaCl-solutions, diluted acidic acid or sulfur-containing solutions (not H2S!)

 

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Lasers

 

laser systems:

 

  • CO2-laser system

CO2-laser
XYZ-table 430 x 300 mm
computer controlled

  • Argon-ion laser
  • He/Ne-lasers
  • various laser diode-based systems (IR to UV)

 

Printing Technology

 

nano-printing station

printing unit for flexo, gravure and nano coating
max. width 30 cm
roll length up to 1 km
ultra compact film unit with < 7 m material loss
computer-controlled with tension and speed sensors
corona unit 35 cm width
UV-crosslinking station
active carbon air filter unit
jet-wash unit
PC-controlled drying unit
hot-embossing unit

developed in collaboration with FHWN

1 kW corona film system 4

Coater1A_small

screen printing unit (800 prints / hour)

automated screen printing machine 800 pages per hour 3

UV-crosslinking unit with belt system

UV Linker 120 bis 240 W pro cm v2

“Roll-to-belt” cutter & lamination system

cutter_lamination_unit_small

double rakel test coater

Doppel Rakel2_small

flow coating test system

Flow Unit

ozone generator

OZON Generator 1k5 g pro h

CVD coater at atmospheric pressure (SiO2,..)

nano Quarz Raumdruck CVD

Engineering

 

lathe

lathe_small

high pressure press

press_small

desktop engraver

desktop_engraver_small

sheet metal bender

bender_small

boring and milling machine

 

standard workshop equipment

 

Attophotonics Technikum

 

Technikum part 1

 

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