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Facilities News

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.

Bruker Hyperion FTIR

The Bruker Hyperion FTIR microscope in the Bard Materials Facility has recently been updated with automated focus capability.

The Duffield 231 Prep Lab is happy to announce the acquisition of two Lumenera Infinity 2.0 MegaPixel CCD cameras for their DIC/Polarized and Olympus Darkfield light microscopes.

A new TA Instruments DHR3 single head rotational rheometer will be installed in the Bard Materials Facility in January 2014.  This diverse system has the ability to measure rotational and frequency

New MIRA Scanning Electron Microscope in Bard Hall

Bard Hall is now home to a new scanning electron microscope with capabilities complimentary to the existing Keck SEM in Clark Hall.

Vibrating Sample Magnetometer module on the Clark Hall PPMS system

Vibrating Sample Magnetometry, a technique for rapidly measuring magnetic properties, was dead on campus for a while, however this VSM module was recently purchased for use on the