1. Structural and textural characterization
    • X-ray diffractometer (Rigaku)
    • Surface area and pore volume distribution (Micromeritics ASAP 2030)
    • Temperature-programmed technique, TPR, TPD (Micromeritics)
    • Thermal analytical instrument (TG/DTA) (Perkin-Elmer)
  2. Spectral Characterization
    • Spectrofluorometer (Perkin-Elmer)
    • FT-IR spectrometer (Bruker)
    • UV-Vis spectrometer (Thermo-Electron)
    • All with attachments for in-situ studies at different temperatures and atmospheres.
  3. Catalyst screening and testing
    • High pressure Batch reactors (Parr Autoclaves: 100 and 300 ml)
    • High pressure down flow reactor (Xytel: 100 ml reactor volume)
    • Atmospheric/low pressure down flow reactors (Hi-Tech)
    • High pressure micro reactor (Hi-Tech)
  4. Analytical facilities
    • Gas chromatographs, including on-line analysis of reactor effluents and attached to catalyst evaluation units
    • Simulated distillation GC
    • X-ray fluorescence analyser
    • Polarimeter
  5. Surface Analytical techniques
    • X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (Omicron) with UVPS and Auger spectroscopy
  6. Photo-catalytic reactions
    • Light sources
    • Reactors for studying various photo-catalytic conversions
  7. Supporting equipments / Facilities:
    • Two oil free compressors (reciprocating and scroll type) along with refrigerated drying units
    • One lab-scale extruder (manual) for preparing catalyst extrudates.
  8. Microscopy JEOL TEM with EDX attachment.
    • TEM high resolution