Research Technical Services

Services/Applications

  • Environmental biology, follow-up of metals contamination in biofilms, flora and fauna (ICP).
  • Determination of the specific heat, structural changes and stability of biomacromolecules through differential microcalorimetry for tracing (DSC).
  • Lyophilisation of any solid sample that contains water in its composition. 
  • Fluorescence assays in live cells: FRAP, FRET. PA, Time lapse type experiments, colocalization studies, among others, and also by means of reflection, observing the structure of materials, pores and microfisures, roughness, three-dimensional fibre studes, and so on. (CLSM).
  • Ultrastructural studies of the tissues and organs of live beings and their pathologies. Immunolocalization (SEMTEM).
  • Elementary composition and images of small areas.Identification of the elements present in a defect (SEM-EDX).
  • Expert's reports and forensic applications (SEMTEM).
  • Doing bathymetries (UTS).
  • Support services in scientific sea experiments (UTS).
  • Analysis of biomolecules, which can be drugs, metabolites, oligosaccharides, oligonucleotides , peptides and proteins (MALDI-TOF). 

  • Analysis and quality assurance of raw materials and the finished product (determination of majority and minority elements). Valuation of textile, building material and natural product waste such as woods, derivatives of sylviculture, and so on. (AEFT-IR and ICP).
  • Characterization of polymeric (plastics, elastomers, resins, and so on), metallic, ceramic and composite material through thermal analysis techniques (DMADSCTGATMA i FT-IR). 
  • Identification of substances present in solid samples (XRD and XRPD):
    • The construction industry such as detecting asbestos and cements. Analysis of soils, and sand and gravel. 
    • Archaeology and restoration: Identification of components in mortars, building materials. 
    • The Chemical Industry: Structural elucidation for new substances. 
    • The ceramics industry. Nanotechnology and new materials. Polymorphism and pseudopolymorphism (hydrated and solvated forms). 
    • Pharmaceutical Industry: Studies of polymorphism and sample purity studies
  • Obtaining images with high resolution. Elementary microanalysis and characterisation of particles (SEM, TEM):
    • Metallurgy: Quality assurance. Studies of corrosion, fissures, deposits and fractures.
    • Restoration: Structural and chemical studies in works of art. Degradation and characterisation in monuments.
    • Characterisation of materials: Structural studies in materials like metals, polymers, semiconductors, ceramics, etc. 

  • Analysis of organic, inorganic and total carbon in liquid samples (TOC).
  • Analysis of metals (ICP).
  • Analysis of gas samples such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, methane, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide (GC-TCD).
  • Valuation of waste destined to make fertilisers and compost in relation to Carbon/Nitrogen (AE).
  • Characterisation and identification of contaminants(FT-IRESI-MSGC-MS).
  • Quality assurance of soils and waters toxicity (continental and residual) and indirect controls of toxicity through biofilms, flora and fauna (ICP).
  • Determination of volatile fatty acids and alcohols in liquid samples (GC-FID). 
  • Determination of anions and cations (IC) in aqueous samples. 
  • Determination of the biological demand of oxygen (DBO) in waters.
  • Lyophilisation of any solid sample that contains water in its composition.
  • Obtaining images with high resolution.Elementary microanalysis and characterisation of particles. (SEM):
    • Control of quality and maintenances in industry: Studies in waters purification systems. Studies of surfaces: corrosion, fissures, deposits, etc. Evaluation and verification of the technical characteristics of the supplied and produced product.
    • Archaeology and Palaeontology: Archaeological tools. Forensic studies Study of archaeological teeth to determine their diet. Palaeobotany. 
    • Geology: Mineralogical, chrystallographic and petrological studies. 
  • Doing bathymetries (UTS).
  • Support services in scientific sea experiments (UTS).
  • Analysis and quality assurance of raw materials and the finished product (RMN).

  • Analysis of organic, inorganic and total carbon in liquid samples (TOC).
  • Analysis of metals (ICP).
  • Analysis of gas samples (GC-TCD) such as hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, methane, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.
  • Elementary analysis of organic and inorganic samples such as combustible fuels, ceramics, biological samples, cosmetics, organic and organometallic synthesis products, drugs, food, and so on. (AE)
  • Characterisation of reaction intervals (ESI-MSQ-TOF and RMN).
  • Characterisation of synthesis products (AEESI-MS,  ICPFT-IRQ-TOFRMNXRD and SEM).
  • Characterisation and identification of materials (polymers, plastics, inorganic solids), analysis of pharmaceutical products (FT-IR).
  • Determination of volatile fatty acids and alcohols in liquid samples (GC-FID
  • Determination of anions and cations (IC) in aqueous samples.
  • Determination of specific heat, study of the structural changes and decomposition processes in chemical and pharmaceutical products by means of thermal analysis techniques (DSC and TGA).
  • Determination of the biological demand of oxygen (DBO) in waters.
  • Determination of molecular mass, elementary composition, isotopic distribution (ESI-MS) and high resolution structural elucidation (Q-TOF).
  • Determination, elucidation and structural characterisation of chemical compounds (AEESI-MSGC-MSFT-IRQ-TOFRMN and XRD).
  • Study of dynamic processes and reaction mechanisms (RMN).
  • Identification of substances present in solid samples (XRD and XRPD):
    • The construction industry such as detecting asbestos and cements. Analysis of soils, and sand and gravel. 
    • Archaeology and restoration: Identification of components in mortars, building materials. 
    • The Chemical Industry: Structural elucidation for new substances. 
    • The ceramics industry. Nanotechnology and new materials. Polymorphism and pseudopolymorphism (hydrated and solvated forms). 
    • Pharmaceutical Industry: Studies of polymorphism and sample purity.
  • Lyophilisation of any solid sample that contains water in its composition.
  • Separation, quantification and characterisation of the little- or non-volatile substances present in mixtures of products (HPLC-MS).
  • Separation, quantification and characterisation of the volatile and semi-volatile substances present in solutions (aqueous and organic) with a high sensitivity (GC-MS).

  • Vessel services for scientific activities.
  • Experimentation tank (cemented swimming pool).
  • Hyperbaric chamber to carry tests on equipment up to 140 bar.
  • Compiling underwater maps or bathymetries using an underwater sonar and a precision GPS position correction.
  • Rental of a multilayer range probe from the manufacturer IMAGENEX, type Delta-T, and of a multilayer image probe from the manufacturer Sound Metrics,model ARIS Explorer 3000.
  • Rental of underwater positioning equipment comprised of a surface unit and a submerged unit.
  • Rental of a GPS RTK from the manufacturer Trimble ,model SPS461.

Further information

Tel. + 34 972 41 88 79
lluis.magi@udg.edu