TRANSPORT OF MATTER PHENOMENA IN POLYMERS – Infrastructure

• Dissolution tester equipped with fraction collector and UV-Vis spectrophotometer (Jasco).

• Thermal analysis instruments (Temperature Modulated DSC).

• Home-made apparatuses for kinetic release measurements.

• Vacuum apparatuses for sorption and longitudinal dilation kinetic measurements on polymer samples including electronic microbalances (Cahn 2000 and MK2-M5 CI Electronics) or quartz spring balances.

• Polarizing and interferometric microscopes.

• Tensile tester in conjunction with optical setup.

• Abbe refractometer.