Following instruments can be directly used in our lab. Please contact us for any details on parameters and availability.
Further equipment for the sample preparation preliminary to the crystal growth and for analysis can be used via our lab in the same way.

The complete list of available instruments will be updated soon.


HKZ - High Pressure High Temperature Optical Floating Zone Furnace
HKZ high pressure floating zone furnace

Modular, highly expandable set-up concept:

  • Pressure versions: 300 bar, 150 bar, 50 bar, 10 bar
  • Melting temperatures: up to 3000 °C
  • Vertical 2-mirror setup with one xenon arc lamp
  • Permanent mass flow control for each process gas
  • Patented in-situ pyrometric T measurement
  • Step-less power shutter irradiation control: 0-100 %
  • Capsuled, magnetically coupled sample translation feed through systems
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In setup, available from May 2024
LKZ - High Pressure High Temperature Laser Floating Zone Furnace
LKZ high pressure laser floating zone furnace

Modular 5 × 300 W diode laser-heated FZ furnace with rectangular beam profile and advanced process gas management up to 300 bar

  • Process gas pressure up to 300 bar
  • Laser wavelength 980 nm
  • Melting temperatures: 300 °C to 3000 °C
  • Laser beam geometry: rectangular profile with 4 x 8 mm and 4 x 4 mm (other sizes on request)
  • High-resolution CCD camera with HDR image optimization, pyrometric T measurement
  • Dimensions: 3020 x 1630 x 800 mm (H x W x D)
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In setup, available from January 2024
LFZ - Compact Laser-Heated Floating Zone Furnace
LKZ high pressure laser floating zone furnace
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A-HSO - Advanced High Pressure Oxygen Furnace

Annealing and ultra fast quenching apparatus with up to 200 bar pO2
Annealing oxide rods and quenching meta-stable phases at high pressures with any stable and flowing gas mixtures:

  • Pressure: 200 bar
  • Temperature: 1300 °C
  • Atmosphere: O2 and Ar - pure and in any mixture
  • Automatic or manual ultra-fast sample quenching
  • Pre- and post-process O2 concentration analysis
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LBS - 4- Zone Low Pressure Bridgman Furnace System 10 bar
  • Up to 1900°C process temperature
In setup
HBS - 4- Zone High Pressure Bridgman Furnace System

High-pressure high-temperature Bridgman-type crystal growth furnace

  • Atmosphere: argon, pressure up to 100 bar
  • Multiple independent temperature zones with up to 1900 °C
  • Chamber dimensions according to customer specifications
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Coming soon
HSO - High Pressure Oxygen Annealing Furnace (horizontal setup)
  • Pressure: 1 to 150 bar
  • Maximum temperature: 950 °C, higher temperatures possible on request
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KTS - Levitation Melting Facility for metallic rod casting

Preparation of ultra-clean alloys and casting rods
Hukin-type cold-crucible RF induction melting apparatus for ultra-clean alloy and casting rod preparation:

  • Casting of metallic rods from levitating melt
  • 40 kW 100 kHz magnetic field generator
  • Turbo pump system for 10-5 mbar vacuum
  • Process control with CCD camera and 2-color pyrometer
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PTM - Phase Transition Microscope

Light-heated high resolution optical sample analysis tool
Direct visual observation of temperature-induced phase transitions at up to 1500 °C, heating and cooling rates up to 50 K/s:

  • Study melting, solidification or other phase changes
  • Make fast and easy phase diagram studies
  • Search new fluxes
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GDM - Glass drilling- and reaming machine

For the sample preparation you can use:

The following list shows an extract of the available analysis methods:

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