Abrasive Cutter (AbrasiMatic 300)
The AbrasiMatic® 300 Abrasive Cutter is a bench-top cutter featuring manual cutting action in 3 directions or automated cutting in 1 direction. This gives the user the maximum versatility to section a wide variety of sample materials, sizes and geometries. It is engineered with innovative capabilities to be used in both production support and laboratory environments.

Arbitrary waveform generator (M8190A)

14-bit resolution up to 8 GSa/s

12-bit resolution up to 12 GSa/s

Variable sample rate from 125 MSa/s to 8 / 12 GSa/s

Spurious-free-dynamic range (SFDR) up to 90 dBc typical

Up to 2 GSa arbitrary waveform memory per channel with advanced sequencing

Analog bandwidth 5 GHz (direct DAC out)

 

Atomic Force Microscope (Bruker Fastscan)
The Dimension FastScan® Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) delivers extreme imaging speed with atomic resolution and Atomic PeakForce Capture™. FastScan achieves atomic force microscopy imaging without compromising highest resolution, application flexibility, or productivity. The system delivers atomic resolution imaging while simultaneously providing real-time maps of properties derived from the individual force interactions. Whether you scan at >125Hz when surveying a sample to find the region of interest, or at time rates of 1-second per image frame in air or fluids, the Dimension FastScan redefines the AFM experience.

Automatic Compression Mounting System (SimpliMet™ XPS1)
The SimpiMet XPS1 is an electrohydraulic Automatic Compression Mounting System that brings fast cycle times to the specimen mounting process. This efficiency is delivered by optimizing the typical heating and cooling steps in the mounting process.

BET System (Micromeritics 3Flex Physisorption)
This equipment can measure the surface area of the sample by nitrogen adsorption which is called BET analysis. It can be used to determine a range of disperse, solid microporous to mesoporous materials.

Digital Multimeter (34461A)

12 measurement functions: DC/AC voltage, DC/AC current, 2- and 4-wire resistance, Diode, Continuity, Frequency, Period, Temperature, capacitance

Basic accuracy: 0.0035% DC, 0.06% AC

1000 V max voltage input, 10 A max current input

 

Dilution Refrigerator
Dilution Refrigerator is a cryofree cryogenic device that provides continuous cooling to temperatures as low as 10 mk, it also offers superstrong magentic field for superconducting magnet.

Electromechanical Test System (MTS Exceed E44)
The tensile testing of different polymer samples under different experimental parameters (such as different tensile rate) was carried out by means of tensile testing machine to observe the changes of macromolecule mechanical properties..

Fluorescent Spectrometer (Edinburgh Instruments FS5)
This equipment can perform qualitative and quantitative analysis. Fluorescence spectroscopy can be used to detect the excitation spectra, emission spectra, quantum yield, fluorescence intensity, fluorescence lifetime, stokes shift, fluorescence polarization and depolarization properties, and fluorescence quenching.

 

Focused Ion Beam (Zeiss Crossbeam 540)
The Zeiss Crossbeam 540 is a Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) workhorse that is available for both analytical imaging of whole samples and 3D nanotomography of embedded samples. Equipped with a GEMINI II column, this SEM has superb low kV performance, and the ability to fine-tune lens parameters for optimizing imaging quality and acquisition speed. The voltage can be adjusted from 0.02-30 kV (10pA to 40nA probe current) with 3.0nm resolution at 0.2kV, 1.8nm resolution at 1kV, and 0.9nm resolution at 15kV.

Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectrometer (Bruker Tensor II)
Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) is a technique used to obtain an infrared spectrum of absorption or emission of a solid, liquid or gas. An FTIR spectrometer simultaneously collects high-spectral-resolution data over a wide spectral range.

Grinder-Polisher/Power Head (EcoMet™/AutoMet™ 250)
The EcoMet 250 family of Grinder-Polishers and AutoMet 250 family of Power Heads has been designed to meet the needs of the materials analyst requiring the versatility of manual or automated sample preparation.

Grinder-Polishers/Twin (MetaServ 250)
The MetaServ 250 family of grinder-polishers offers performance, economy and reliability for low volume preparation applications.

 

 

Linear Precision Saws (IsoMet 5000)
The IsoMet 4000 & 5000 Precision Saws cut materials with minimal specimen deformation and low kerf loss. The IsoMet 5000 saws feature a manual blade positioning knob that accelerates setup while clamping a specimen in a large unrestricted workspace. A wide selection of vises allow the user to precisely section virtually any material including metals, ceramics, composites, cements, laminates, plastics, electronic components, and biomaterials.

 

 Mask Aligner (MicroTec MA6)
The Mask Aligner is mainly used in high-precision UV exposure and etching alignment for all types of microelectronics and MEMS fabrications, can pattern the wafers with sub-micron lines. It supports both positive and negative photoresist fabrications, as well as precise patterns fabrication.
 Micro Raman System (Horiba LABHRev-UV)
Raman spectroscopy is a spectroscopic technique used to observe vibrational, rotational, and other low-frequency modes in a system. It can provide key information about chemical composition and material structure. The Raman effect results from the interaction of laser light with molecular vibrations within the sample, and is highly sensitive to small changes in chemistry and molecular environment.
Monochromators and Spectrographs (Princeton Instruments Acton Spectrapro SP-2750)
The SpectraPro HRS affords researchers truly unrivaled experimental versatility. Dual exit ports, each with a full 30 mm focal plane, permit mounting and operation of two array detectors or enable the instrument to operate as both a monochromator and a spectrograph.
 Nano-indenter System (Nanomechanics iNano Nano-indenter)
Nano-indenter system can characterize the mechanical properties of nano-scale materials such as elastic modulus, hardness, fracture toughness, strain hardening effect, viscoelastic and creep behavior. It can be used to used analyze soft or hard materials including metals, alloys, semiconductors, glass, mineral, organic materials and so on.

Oscilloscopes (Infiniium Z-Series)

20 to 63 GHz bandwidth models

Get higher timing resolution with fast and responsive 160 GSa/s sample rate

See the truest representation of your signals with the highest measurement accuracy

Capture more of your signal with the industry’s deepest memory (up to 2 Gpts per channel)

Physical Property Measurement System (Quantum Design DynaCool PPMS)
Physical property measurement instrument is a very important in-house analysis system designed for the studies of materials science and engineering. It is designed without the need for any liquid cryogens. It comes equipped with the opinions of high magnetic field, ultra-low temperature, high pressure and high temperature, etc.  It does electrical, transport, and magnetic measurements on a variety of inorganic and organic samples such as metals, oxides, thin films, nanoparticles, single crystals, superconductors, magnets, etc. while accurately controlling the environment experienced by the sample being measured.

Plasma Cleaner (Fischione NanoClean 1070)
The NanoClean automatically and quickly removes organic contamination (hydrocarbon) for microscopy applications. It is multifunctional; it simultaneously cleans electron microscopy specimens, specimen holders, and stubs. It can also be used for surface science techniques.

 

Precision Source/Measure Unit (B2912A)

Supports two-channel configuration

Minimum source resolution: 10 fA/100 nV, minimum measurement resolution: 10 fA/100 nV

Maximum output: 210 V, 3 A DC/10.5 A pulse

Arbitrary waveform generation and digitizing capabilities from 10 μs interval

 Pulsed Laser Deposition (Neocera Pioneer 180 UHV-PLD)
Pulsed laser deposition (PLD) is a versatile thin film deposition technique. A pulsed laser rapidly evaporates a target material forming a thin film that retains target composition. By controlling the deposition pressure and temperature, a variety of nanostructures and nanoparticles can be synthesized with unique functionalities.
 Scanning Electron Microscope (Zeiss Zigma FESEM)
The Zeiss Sigma is a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with Schottky Field Emission (FE) source and GEMINI electron optical column. The instrument has 3 detectors, i.e. an In-Lens Secondary Electron detector, lateral Secondary Electron (SE) Detector and 4-Quadrant Backscatter Electron (BSE) detector. Apertures range from 20 to 120micron and maximum accelerating Voltage is 30kV. The instrument includes a 5-axis (x, y, r, z, t) motorized rotary stage. Sample size as large as 20cm is allowed.

Semiconductor Device Parameter Analyzer (B1500A)

Current-voltage (IV) measurement capabilities of spot, sweep, sampling and pulse measurement in the range of 0.1 fA – 1 A / 0.5 µV – 200 V

AC capacitance measurement in multi frequency from 1 kHz to 5 MHz and Quasi-Static Capacitance-Voltage (QS-CV) measurement capabilities

Advanced pulsed IV and ultra-fast IV measurement capability from minimum 5 ns sampling interval (200 MSa/s)

Up to 40 V high voltage pulse forcing for non-volatile memory evaluation

Signal Analyzer 3Hz to 50GHz (Keysight UXA N9040B)

See the real performance of your design with wider (to 1 GHz), deeper views of the most challenging signals

Measure the spectral purity of your design with industry-leading phase noise and 78 dBc spurious-free dynamic range across 510 MHz bandwidth

Extend RF input frequency up to 110 GHz with Keysight smart mixers; to THz with 3rd party solutions

Capture intermittent signals with gap-free real-time spectrum analysis

Capture lower-level spurious signals with an improved DANL low noise path

Signal Generator 100kHz to 67GHz (PSG Analog E8257D)

Address your toughest requirements with metrology-grade frequency & level accuracy with excellent distortion & spurious characteristics

Test high-power devices & overcome test system losses with 1 W output power

Address the demanding needs of Doppler radar, ADC & receiver-blocking tests with the PSG’s extremely low phase noise

Characterize devices & circuits by adding AM, FM, PM & pulse modulation to your signal

Meet test system needs up to 1.1 THz with frequency extender modules

 

Simultaneous TGA / DSC (TA Instruments SDT-Q600)

This equipment can analyze the properties of the material by decomposition, studies the degradation mechanism and reaction kinetics. It can measure the content of organic matter, measures the content of inorganic matter (such as ash) , and may be used to predict the material structure or directly as a chemical thermal analysis.

 

 Small Angle X-ray Scattering (Rigaku S-MAX 3000)

The Rigaku S-MAX 3000 SAXS system is equipped with a MicroMAX-007 rotating anode generator, a three-pinhole camera system and a two-dimensional multi-wire X-ray area detector. A three-meter, fully evacuated camera provides both high intensity and high resolution. Coupled with a fully integrated two-dimensional multi-wire proportional counter, the system is capable of making highly sensitive measurements from both isotropic and anisotropic materials.

Solar Cell QE/IPCE Measurement System
Measuring the QE/IPCE of a solar cell. Complete, tested solution for EQE measurement & characterization,Accurate and repeatable data with standard lock-in amplifier, TracQ™ Basic software for simple operation and test data collection, Convenient adjustable spot size.

Solar Simulator and IV System
Solar Simulator and I-V Test System is used to characterize solar cells and photodetectors.

Sonicator (Qsonica Q800R2AX-220)

The Q800R2 is the 2nd generation DNA and Chromatin shearing system.

Samples can be sheared to a range of fragment sizes (150bp – 3kb). The system is compatible with commercially available sample tubes and is capable of processing up to 24 samples at one time.  Multiple tube rack options can accommodate 50ul – 1ml sample volumes using a variety of standard sample tubes. 

 

TEM Specimen Preparation System (Fischione Nanomill 1040)
Ultra-low energy ion source
Concentrated ion beamRemoves amorphous and implanted layers

Ideal for post-focused ion beam processing and milling of conventionally prepared specimens

Liquid nitrogen-cooled specimen stage

Thermal Evaporator (PATOR ATTO3)

Suitable for laboratory preparation of metal single membrane, semiconductor film, organic film; for evaporation coating and glove box environment organic integration, to achieve evaporation, packaging, testing and other seamless process, widely used in perovskite solar cells / OPV organic Solar cells and OLED film research systems.

Transmission Electron Microscope (FEI Talos F200X)
The new Talos (S)TEM ((Scanning)Transmission Electron Microscope) can achieve atomic resolution in both TEM and STEM mode quickly due to the stability of the instrument which provides high throughput due to minimal alignment time.  In addition, it is equipped with a high speed camera and high speed EDS (Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy) system which provides elemental maps of a sample in minutes.  Other new capabilities include 3D tomography and Differential Phase Contrast imaging for measurement of electric fields present in samples.
Vacuum Impregnation Equipment I
VACUUM IMPREGNATION EQUIPMENT I evacuates entrapped air from specimens.
Without the presence of air, the mounting compound fills the specimen pores and eliminates gaps between the specimen and the compound. As a result, edge retention is enhanced and friable samples are supported during grinding and polishing.
Vibratory Polisher (VibroMet 2)
The VibroMet 2 Vibratory Polisher removes minor deformation remaining after mechanical preparation. It is designed to prepare high quality polished surfaces on a wide variety of materials and applications, including EBSD polishing preparation applications. The horizontal motion of 7200 cycles per minutes produces a very effective polishing action with superior quality results and exceptional flatness. The unique vibratory action produces less deformation, flatter surfaces and reduces edge rounding. It also yields a stress-free surface without the use of dangerous electrolytes associated with electro-polishing.
 Vickers/Knoop Automatic Hardness Testers (Wilson VH3100)
The Wilson VH3100 Automated Vickers/Knoop Hardness Tester is a revolutionary precision instrument that boasts a powerful load application range of 50gf – 10 kgf, patent pending safety collision technology, and the most advanced optics in the industry. This unique combination allows the Wilson VH3100 to meet virtually
any Vickers/Knoop testing requirement. Innovative digital zoom stepping provides the widest magnification range ever provided on a hardness tester and the long working distance objectives and high accuracy automated stage provide the basis for a truly powerful test system.
 

Vickers/Knoop Hardness Tester (Tukon 1202)
The Tukon 1202 Vickers/Knoop Series Hardness Testers offer a versatile and user friendly solution for a wide range of micro-hardness scale testing.

 

 X-ray Diffractometer (Rigaku Smartlab 9000W)
The SmartLab is a high resolution X-ray diffractometer (HRXRD) that allows phase identification, crystallinity determination, structures and texture of materials study. Qualitative and semi-quantitative analysis of micro-structural features can be carried out. The system has numerous applications for wide range of materials including powders, thin films, bulk, and fluid samples.