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The CCMR Shared Facilities offers world-class materials analysis and processing equipment overseen by expert instrument managers.
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Facilities News

Congratulations to our newest electron microscopists who have completed the CCMR Electron Microscopy Facility's Biological Sample Preparation Training class for biologists or non-biologists.

A new liquid helium cryostat allows for low and high temperature Raman and FTIR measurements in the Bard Materials facility.  The cryostat, a MicrostatHires2 model from Oxford instruments, accommod

Two new Denton Desk V sputter coaters are now available for SEM imaging:

Earlier this year, due to increasing demand, the Clark Materials Facility acquired our second Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System.  Similar to our

The CCMR Bard Materials Facility now offers dip coating from solutions with the option of monolayer control.

The Raman Microscope in the CCMR Bard Materials Facility now can make spatial maps of Raman spectra in three dimensions.  The  Volume Mapping feature for the WiRe 4.1 software from Renishaw provide


The Tescan Mira in Bard Hall now has a Bruker Energy Dispersive Spectrometer (EDS) for small probe elemental analysis.