Freiberg offers the following analytical and computational facilities for Tectonophysics/Geo-Thermochronolgy/Remote Sensing


  • High-end computing and visualization laboratory
  • Microanalytics (SEM, MP; ICP-MS in Archaeometallurgy)
  • High-end optical microscopy and image analysis lab
  • Remote sensing and GIS visualization
  • Rock processing and thin section laboratory (including Selfrg-Lab)
  • Fluid inclusion laboratory
  • Stable isotope laboratory
  • Structural geology (computerized strain-, stress-, vorticity-analyses, section balancing (2D-4D MOVE), analysis of structural geometries)
  • Quantitative texture analysis (crystallographic preferred orientation) applied to geological materials (X-ray goniometry and EBSD on SEM )
  • Geo- and thermochronology

Fission-track laboratory

Ar/Ar laboratory

U/Pb and Rb/Sr laboratory