Laboratory of Materials II

Laboratory of Materials II

Name: Laboratory of Materials II – Energy Storage and Conversion

Director of Laboratory: Dr. Eduardo Maximiano Sanchez Cervantes

Academic Area of Director: Energy Storage and Conversion CA-UANL-327

Location: School of Graduate Studies

Phone: 8329 4000 Extensions 3409 and 3419

E-mail Address:


The Laboratory of Materials II is committed to research by providing infrastructure and human resources for the development of low environmental impact materials with applications in energy storage and conversion devices.

Research Professors:

  1. Dr. Nora Aleyda Garcia Gomez
  2. Dr. Salome Maribel de la Parra Ariciniega
  3. Dr. Lorena Leticia Garza Tovar
  4. Dr. Luis Carlos Torres Gonzalez
  5. Dr. Eduardo Maximiliano Sanchez Cervantes

Research Areas:

  1. Lithium/sodium-ion batteries
  2. Electrochemical capacitors
  3. Perovskite solar cells
  4. Microbial fuel cells

Equipment and Instruments:

  1. Lithium/sodium-ion battery testing area, electrochemical capacitors, and microbial fuel cells
    1. Two multi potentiostat/galvanostat with 16 channels, MacPile II, Biologic model.
    2. Two potentiostat/galvanostat/frequency response analyzer, PC4-750, Gamry Instruments model.
    3. Multi potentiostat/galvanostat/frequency response analyzer with 4 channels, VMP3, Biologic model.
    4. Multiplexer ECM8, Gamry Instrument model.
    5. Stainless Steel box of 2 gloves, OmniLab, Vac Instrument model with a vacuum pump, E12, Edward model.
    6. Button batteries coin cell crimper, CR-02, Chens Lab model.


  1. Perovskite solar cells area
    1. Sourcemeter model 2400-LV, Keithley.
    2. Solar Simulator class AAA, model SS-150, Sciencetech.
    3. System of measurement of quantum efficiency for solar cells, model QE-mini, Enli Technology.
    4. Spectrofluorometer, model FluoroMax-plus, Horiba.
    5. Stainless Steel box of 4 gloves, model OmniLab, Vac Instruments with a vacuum pump, model E14, Edward.
    6. Spinner, model WS-650MZ-23NPPB, Laurell Tech.
    7. Cathode sputtering (Au) model SC-7
    8. Gold thermal evaporator, model Copav II, Angstrom.


  1. Spectroscopy area and thermal-rheological characterization
    1. Spectrometer UV-Vis, model 300, Nicolet with diffuse reflectance accessory.
    2. FTIR spectrometer, model 200-X Interspec with attenuated reflectance accessory.
    3. DSC Differential scanning calorimeter, model DSC-50, Shimadzu.
    4. DTA Differential Thermal Analyzer, model DTA-50, Shimadzu.
    5. Viscometer, model MV-3000, Cambridge instruments.
    6. Hydrometer, model 30PX, Mettler Toledo.


  1. Visualization area and structural characterization
    1. SEM Scanning Electron Microscope, model Nescope 6000, JEOL.
    2. X-ray diffractometer, model D2 Phaser, Bruker.
    3. Stereoscopic Microscope, model MV-439, National Instruments.


  1. Synthesis/Ovens area.
    1. Four mufflers: Carbolyte CMC 1700 and two Felisa.
    2. Three tubular furnaces equipped to work in controlled atmosphere: Lindbergh Blue M and two of MTI Corporation.
    3. Two hydrothermal ovens, model 20GC, Quincy Lab
    4. Two vacuum furnaces: M1000, Shel-lab and 1100 precision, connected to a vacuum pump model E2, Edward.
    5. Drying oven, model 51221131, Precision.
    6. Two ultrasonic baths, model 1510R, Brown.
    7. Ultrasonic processor, model: VCX-130, Sonics.
    8. Rotary evaporator, model RE-800 Yamato.
    9. Centrifuge, model V24, LWS.
    10. Two sets of electrospinning (two high power supplies model: 100kEV/300mA, Gamma Inc. and two infusion pumps, model 100, KDS).
    11. Two fume hood, model: SEV120.
    12. Bühler cutting machine, drill press Truper, hydraulic press Carvel.



Sample analyses and consulting

Opening Hours:

From 9:00 to 18:00

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