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Facilities News

BrukerEDS

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 

Pulsed Laser Deposition in action

Pulsed Laser Deposition system:  PLD is a deposition technique that uses energy from a Fluorine excimer laser to release material from a target and deposit it on a substrate.  The system is capable

Cantilever senso

The Micro Mechanical Analyzer is a device that combines X, Y and Z axis Piezo actuated positioners with a Capacitive MEMS load sensor to acquire the mechanical properties of a sample.   This whole

The Clark Materials Facility will administer over $900k in electronic equipment previously in the Center for Nanoscale Systems.

Asylum MFP3D atomic force microscope on Olympus IX71 inverted microscope frame.

The Clark Materials Facility is pleased to announce the arrival of the Asylum MFP3D scanned probe microscope,