Characterization

 

Atomic Force Microscope

Hanscom d5000 AFM

"Hanscom" D5000 Digital Instruments AFM

Description:

N/A

Features:

Provides full 3D data
Motorized stage
Programmable measurements up to 100 areas on samples (max diameter: 200mm)
Scan length: ~100 µm to a few nm
16-bit resolution
Modes of Operation:
Contact Mode
Electric Force Microscopy (EFM)
Lateral Force Microscopy (LFM)
Magnetic Force Microscopy (MFM)
Phase Imaging
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (STM) Tapping Mode

 

SPM Atomic force Microscope

Walters SPM AFM

"Walters" SPM Atomic Force Microscope

Description:

N/A

Features:

N/A

 

Optical Microscope

Optical Microscope

Optical Microscope

Description:

N/A

Features:

Digital CCD video camera with software interface
Bright Field
Supports up to 3 light sources
5x, 10x, 40x, and 100x objectives

 

Profilometer

Profilometer

Dektak 3

Description:

Contact stylus surface profiler

Features:

Vertical height res: <100 angstroms - 655,000 angstroms
Single scan and Multi-line scan

 

Probe Stations

OAI Mask Aligner

Kramer Microscope

Description:

N/A

Features:

10x objective
4 probes
Au plated 1 mil (25.4 micron) radius tip
Video camera

 

Hall Effect

Hall Effect

Walker Scientific Hall Effect

Description:

N/A

Features:

Programmable Voltage, Current, and Temperature
Maximum Field: 7.415 kG

 

Scanning Electron Microscope

JEOL SEM

JEOL: JSM-840A

Description:

N/A

Features:

Accelerating voltages: 1,000 - 40,000 Volts
Magnification: x10 to x300,000
30 Angstrom resolution (Lab6 source at 40 kV)
Solid state backscattered electron detector
Nabity e-beam lithography package

 

UV-Vis Spectrometer

Cary Spectrophoto

Cary 500i
Standard Operating Procedure

Description:

Optical absorption spectroscopy

Features:

Wavelength range: 175nm - 3300nm
Powder, thin films, and liquid samples
Pbs detector thermoelectrically cooled to 0 °C
Many sampling accessories

 

Bomem FT Spectrometer

Bomem DA8 FT Spectrometer

Hartmann & Braun BOMEM DA8 FT Spectrometer

Description:

Fourier Transform Spectrometer

Features:

0.017 cm-1 best resolution
10 cm-1 to 55000 cm-1 spectral range
Capable of transmittance/reflectance/emission spectroscopy

 

Space Enviromental Test Chamber

Space Enviromental Chamber

Space Enviromental Chamber

Description:

N/A

Features:

Designed for testing of instruments intended for operation in the harsh enviroment of space
Large Vacuum Chamber can be evacuated to a pressure of 3mbar
Liquid-Nitrogen cooled internal shroud allows radiative cooling to below -1000 °C

 

Analytical Balances

Balances

Satorius Supermicro

Description:

N/A

Features:

Weight pan with motor
Double shielded
Max Weight: 4 grams
22 mm diameter pan