Material Synthesis & Characterization

Harrick Plasma – PDC-001 Plasma Cleaner and Edwards nXDS6i Vacuum Pump

The plasma cleaner setup uses reactive plasma to remove contaminates from the surfaces of substrates and samples, and can be used to facilitate bonding in metal or polymer composites.

Nevcraft Vulcan A-550 Set Point Control Burnout Oven-Kiln

The oven is used for annealing, reaching temperatures up to 1100°C.

Carver Hydraulic Press

The hydraulic press is used for high pressure molding of samples, such as BaF2 pellets.

Zeiss AXIO Lab.A.1 Microscope

Fisher Scientific Ultrasonic Bath 2.8L

Fisher Scientific Sonic Dismembrator