Calchemist provides contract research and consulting services primarily in the areas of:
• Chemical synthesis and purification
• Materials science and testing
• Design of custom laboratory instruments and equipment

Inorganic Synthesis:
• Catalysts
• Semiconductors
• Superconductors
• Phosphors
    •Downconversion
    •Upconversion
• Aerogels
• Mesoporous silicates
• Sub and supercritical syntheses
    •Hydrothermal
    •Glycothermal
    •Ammonothermal
    •Pressures to 60,000 psi (4,000 bar)
• Molten salt syntheses
    •Chlorides
    •Phosphates
    •Borates
    •Hydroxides
    •Nitrates
    •Molybdates
• Classical Solid State
    •Controlled atmosphere
    •Temperatures to 2000C
• Inert atmosphere
    •Schlenk
    •Glovebox

Nanotechnology:
• Synthesis and surface modification of semiconductor and metal nanoparticles:
    • CdS, CdSe, CdTe, InP, InAs, ZnS, ZnSe, PbSe, Ta, Pt, Pd
    • Size and shape-controlled core/shell structures
• Formulation of nanoparticle/polymer composites
• Prototyping and development of nanocomposite-based electronic devices

Purification:
• Supercritical extraction

Stable Isotopes:
• Compounding
• Microscale synthesis
• Reduction to the metal
• Purification

Thermal Analysis:
• Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) to 1000C
• Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) to 725C

EPMA Standards