Material Analysis and Indoor Chemistry

Technical Equipment

Instrumental analytics

  • GC/MS with thermal desorption unit
  • GC/FID with thermal desorption unit
  • GC/FID with headspace auto-sampler
  • GC/MS with cold injection system
  • GC/FID with ODP (Olfactory Detector Port)
  • HPLC with fluorescence/UV-detection
  • Ion chromatography
  • FT-IR-spectrometer
  • UV/VIS-spectrometer
  • XRF-spectrometer


Online analysis procedures

  • Formaldehyde auto-analyzer
  • NDIR analyzer for CO2 determination
  • NDIR analyzer for N2O determination
  • NOx analyzer
  • Proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer with integrated quadrupole mass filter (PTR-QMS)
  • Proton-transfer-reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometer (PTR-TOF-MS)
  • Ozone analyzer
  • Photo-acoustic gas analyzers for TVOC determination of TVOC, CO, CO2, SF6...


Emission test chambers

  • Micro-chambers (µ-CTE)
  • Emission cells (FLEC)
  • 23l, 75l, 250l and 500l emission test chambers (stainless steel)
  • 1m³ emission test chambers (stainless steel, glass)
  • 3m³, 8m³, 24m³, 30m³ and 48m³ emission test chambers (stainless steel)


Particle measurement technology

  • Condensation particle counter
  • FMPS
  • Optical particle counter
  • Nanometer Aerosol Sampler



  • Olfactometer
  • Luminescent bacteria test
  • »Flat-bed reactor« in accordance with ISO 22197 (in collaboration with the Fraunhofer IST)
  • Dosing device for VOC