High-pressure Laboratory

Contact persons:

Prof. Dr. Roland Stalder (roland.stalder@uibk.ac.at)
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Konzett (juergen.konzett@uibk.ac.at)

Equipment:

  • 1000 t frame press with Walker-type module manufactured by M.Voggenreiter GmbH (Mainleus/Germany). Conditions up to 25 GPa and 2500°C can be reached. Sample volumes depend on the applied pressure, ranging from 5 mm3 for pressures up to 14 GPa to 10 mm3 for pressures up to 8 GPa.

  • 500 t press with Walker-type module manufactured by M.Voggenreiter GmbH (Mainleus/Germany). Conditions up to 14 GPa can be reached.
  • 1000 t press manufactured by Hymag AG (Betzdorf/Germany) with Boyd & England piston cylinder module. Conditions up to 4 GPa and 1600°C can be reached.
  • 300 t press manufactured by Hymag AG (Betzdorf/Germany) with Boyd & England piston cylinder module. Conditions up to 3.5 GPa and 1600°C can be reached.
    Hydrothermal apparatus with 4 furnaces designed for pressures up to 0.3 GPa and 700°C.