Characterization Equipment Gallery

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Maker: FEI

Model: Quanta 250

Features: Max. acceleration voltage: 30 kV; Resolution <5 nm; EDX available

Scanning Probe Microscope

Maker: Bruker

Model: Dimension ICON 3

Features: Multiple modes; Scan range 90 x 90 x 10 µm; Accessible area 180 x 150 mm


Maker: Bruker

Model: Dektak XT

Features: Scan length 55 mm; resolution <10nm, Roughness and step measurement

Confocal Laser Microscope

Maker: Keyence

Model: VK-X210

Feature: 3D surface mapping; Height resolution 1 nm

Raman Spectrometer

Maker: Tokyo Instruments

Model: Nanofinder 30

Features: 3D mapping (150x150 microns area accessible by fast scan), 20x-100x objectives; Available lasers 532 & 785 nm; Silicon and InGaAs detectors. Steady-state PL.


Maker: Craic

Model: 20/30 PV

Features: Transmission; Absorbance; Reflectance; Raman at 532 and 785 nm

Thin Film X-ray Diffractometer

Maker: Bruker

Model: D8 Discover

Features: Thin film; Multiple detectors

Single Crystal X-ray Diffractometer

Maker: Bruker

Model: D8 Venture

Features: Microfocus X-ray source; High intensity; Photon III detector

Multipurpose X-ray Diffractometer

Maker: Bruker

Model: D8 Discover

Features: Powder; Thin film; Low temperture

X-ray Fluorescence Microscope

Maker: Horiba

Model: XGT-7000

Features: Elemental analysis (Na to U); High spatial resolution

X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer

Maker: Kratos

Model: Axis Ultra HSA

Features: Surface analysis; Multiple detectors

X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)


Model: Quantes

Features: Dual monochromatic X-ray source (CrKα, AlKα); HAXPES; Transfer vessel; Platen holder 

Physical Properties Measurement System

Maker: Quantum Design

Model: Dynacool

Features: Temperature range 1.8-400 K; Max. magnetic field 9T

Magnetic Properties Measurement System

Maker: Quantum Design

Model: MPMS 3 Evercool

Features: SQUID sensitivity; 7 Tesla magnet; Cryogen free;

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer

Maker: Bruker

Model: Vertex 80V

Features: Multiple sources; multiple detectors (near-IR, mid-IR, far-IR); Transmission; Absorption; Reflection; ATR

Four Point Probe

Maker: Lucas Labs

Model: S-302-4

Features: Resistivity measurement

UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Maker:Perkin Elmer

Model: Lambda 365

Features: Absorbance; Transmission; Ease of use

Probe Station

Maker: Cascade Microtech

Model: Summit 12000B-AP

Features: Semi-automated probe station


Maker: Anton-Paar

Model: MCR302

Features: Rotation mode; Oscillation mode  


Maker: Mikropack

Model: NanoCalc-XR

Features: Thin film thickness measurement (non-destructive)


Maker: Kruss GmbH

Model: EasyDrop

Features: Liquids surface/interfacial tension and contact angle measurement


Time-resolved Photoluminescence

Maker: Hamamatsu Photonics

Model: Streakscope C10627-03

Features: 15 ps temporal resolution, Spectral and spatial operation modes, pulsed laser excitation (405 nm diode head)