City University of Hong Kong

Research Equipment List

Air Pollution

  1. Sampling pump (SKC 100-3002 Leland Legacy Single Pump)
  2. Semi-continuous organic/ elemental field carbon aerosol analyser (Sunset RT-4)
  3. Chemiliuminescene NO/NO2/NOx analyser (ECO Physics CLD66)

Battery research

  1. Battery tester (Basytec  CTS-Lab Battery testing system 32 channel +/-6V/3A)
  2. Battery tester (Neware CT-3008 6V10mA S4F multichannel battery tester)
  3. Incubator (Binder KB23 0-100C)
  4. Vacuum drying oven (Buchi B-585 glass drying oven)
  5. Potentiostat (Bio Logic VMP3 Multi channel potentiostat)

Catalysts analysis

  1. Chemisorption analyzer with mass spectrometry (Micrometritics Autochem 2950)


  1. Gas chromatography system (Shimadzu GC-2010 Plus Gas Chromatograph System)
  2. Gas chromatography system (Shimadzu GC-8APT Gas Chromatograph System)
  3. Gas chromatography mass spectrometer system (Shimadzu QP2010 Ultra)
  4. Liquid chromatography system (Waters UPLC-PDA/RI/ECD)
  5. Ion chromatography system (Dionex ICS-1100 Ion Chromatography System)

Miscellaneous Analytical instrument

  1. Quartz crystal microbalance (Stanford Research Systems QCM200)
  2. Piezo meter (Sensor Technology SS01-01 Piezo-D Meter)
  3. Pressure sensor (MELF system)
  4. Viscometer (NDJ-9S)
  5. Glucose analyzer (Analox GL6)
  6. Digester (VELP DK6)
  7. Oxygen and carbon dioxide analyzer (Quantek 902D)
  8. Digital oscilloscopes (INSTEK GDS-2062)
  9. Flowmeter (Agilent ADM 2000)
  10. High flowmeter (Bios Defender 520-H)
  11. Bench multimeter (Tektronix DMM4020)


  1. Microscope (Nikon AZ-100)
  2. Inverted microscope (Olympus CKX41)

Molecular Biology

  1. Imager starter kit (E-Gel Safe)
  2. Thermomixer (Eppendorf)
  3. Mastercycler (Eppendorf)
  4. Thermal cycler (ABI Veriti 96-well 0.2 ml)
  5. BioAnalyzer (Agilent 2100 Electrophoresis BioAnalyzer)
  6. Real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) System (Applied Biosystems Stepone Plus 96 Well)
  7. Universal mutation dectection system (Bio-Rad D-Code)

Organic Analyzer

  1. Total organic carbon (TOC) analyzer (Shimadzu TOC-VCSH, SSM-5000A and TNM-1)


  1. Photoelectrochemical workstation (Zahner Zennium)
  2. Photoelectrochemical workstation (Solartron Modular-ECS Electrochemistry System)
  3. Solar simulator system (ABET SUN 2000 AAB)
  4. Monochrometer (Newport 66485 300W Xenon OZone Free Lamp Source with 74037 Two Grating Monochrometer)

Reactor system

  1. Reaction system for photocatalytic decomposition of water hydrogen production, light source and light filters (Trusttech)
  2. Fermentor (Sartorius Stedim Biotech BIOSTAT Bplus-Twin-MO Twin-set)
  3. Fermentation kit (New Brunswick Bioflo 115)
  4. Pressure reactor (PARR 4566 bench top pressure reactor)

Sample pretreatment/ synthesis

  1. Microwave digestion system (Milestone ETHOS 1)
  2. Laser cutting machine (ULS)
  3. Spin coater (Chemat KW-4A)
  4. Muffle furnace (Fisher Scientific 10-550-126N)
  5. Tube furnace (Carbolite HZS12/600)
  6. Inert Furnace (R.D. Webb RD-G)
  7. Ball mill machine (Fritsch Planetary micro mill premium line Pulverisette 7)
  8. Sputter coater (Quorum Technologies Q150T ES)

Smart textile

  1. Electrospinner (Esrobot ESR200R2D)
  2. Contact angle meter (KRUESS GmbH DSA25S)


  1. Fourier-transform infrared spectrometer (Shimadzu Iraffinity-1 with Miracle A Single Bounce ATR)
  2. UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Shimadzu UV-2600 with integrating sphere 60mm Dia)
  3. Fluorescence spectrophotometer (Shimadzu RF5301 PC )
  4. Micro-sample spectrophotometer (Thermo Scientific Nanodrop 2000)
  5. Micro-sample fluorospectrometer (Thermo Scientific Nanodrop 3300)
  6. Spectrophotometer (Jenway Model 7300)
  7. Integrated spectrofluorometer (Ocean Optics USB4000 FL 450)
  8. Microplate reader (Molecular devices Spectramax M2E)

Thermal Analyzer

  1. Thermoconductivity analyser (C-Therm TC1)
  2. Thermogravimetric analysis/ Differential scanning calorimetry (Mettler Toledo TGA/DSC-1)

Supporting Equipment

  1. Glove box (MBraun Glove box system, UNILab 1200/780)
  2. Glove box (MBraun MB200MOD (2500/780)
  3. Glove box (MBraun Unilab 1800/780)
  4. Biosafety cabinet with UV lamp (Thermo Scientific 1376 Forma 1300 Class II A2)
  5. Biosafety cabinet (Faster  Safefast cabinet, Class II)
  6. Laminar flow clean bench (Thermo Scientific 51013519-LSB Heraguard)
  7. Polymerase chain reaction cabinet (ESCO Airstream SPC-3A0 PCR-3A1)
  8. Anaerobic chamber (Shellab Bactron-III-2)
  9. Ultra low temperature freezer (Thermo Scientific 905-MAR -86C)
  10. Ultra low temperature freezer (Sanyo MDF-U74V)
  11. Incubator (Binder BD115)
  12. Incubator shaker (New Brunswick Innova 42R)
  13. Incubator shaker (New Brunswick Innova 42)
  14. CO2 incubator (Thermo Scientific 381)
  15. Micro-centrifuge system (Thermo Scientific Heraeus Fresco 21 Refigerated Microcentrifuge)
  16. Refrigerated benchtop centrifuge (Thermo Scientific Heraeus Multifuge X3R)
  17. Centrifuge (Eppendorf 5430)
  18. Autoclave (Priorclave PS/MID/H60 Compact 60, Front Loading)
  19. Autoclave (Priorclave PS/QCS/EV150)
  20. Autoclave (Hirayama HVE-50)
  21. Rotary evaporator (ROVA 20L)
  22. Heated acrylic bath circulator (Thermo Scientific isotemp 4100 H6A)
  23. Heated acrylic bath circulator (Thermo Scientific isotemp 4100 H19A)
  24. Microbalance (Sartorius MSA6.6S-000-DM Cubis Microbalance)
  25. Glassware washer (SMEG GW4090)