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About Us

The Chemical Analysis Facility has a wide range of different equipment to support the analysis of materials and compounds. The CAF is open to the whole UK research community (academic and industry) and offers a wide range of services. These services are offered on a collaborative project basis or as a fee-for-service offering.

There are six platforms of instrumentation:

The work of the Facility embraces both fundamental and applied research.

The Facility is available to all students at Reading, including undergraduates. Students have the opportunity to be part of real research, working alongside our researchers in a final-year project. Watch our video to learn more about getting hands-on experience in the Chemical Analysis Facility.



Professor Gunter G. C. Kuhnle

Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 7723

Technical Director

Dr Graham Luke

Tel: +44 (0) 118 378 7934