Condensed Matter Equipment

EquipmentContact
  • 3+3 pass tandem Fabry-Perot interferometer
  • 2 W diode-pumped solid state single mode laser
  • 1 Spex Dual-Grating Raman Spectrometer
Andrews
  • DC/RF sputter deposition system
  • Atomic Force microscope
  • Scanning tunneling microscope
  • Optical microscopes
  • UltraMicro Balance
  • Cantilever Sensor System
  • Thin film stress analyzer
  • Etching station
  • Double Glovebox
Beaulieu
  • Femtosecond laser amplification system
  • Excimer Lasers
  • Infrared tunable laser sources
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope
  • Leica DMR research microscope system for life sciences
  • Gaertner ellipsometer
  • Integrated optical and electrical tester
Chen
  • Tube Furnace
  • Vacuum evaporator
  • 2 Argon Ion lasers (3 W)
  • 1 Diode Pumped Solid State Laser (200 mW)
  • 2 Burleigh 5-pass Fabry-Perot Spectrometers
  • 2 APD Cryogenics Closed-Cycle Helium Refrigerators (10 K)
  • 2 Variable Temperature Liquid Helium Cryostats (4 K)
  • 1 Laue X-ray Diffraction Setup
Clouter
  • 3.5 T wideline NMR spectrometer with variable pressure 2H probe
  • 9.4 T wideline NMR spectrometer
  • STIRLIN-2 nitrogen liquefier
  • KOCH 1410 Helium liquefier
Morrow
  • Potentiostat/Galvanostats (electrodeposition, impedance spectroscopy,rotating disc electrodes, bipotentiostat)
  • Box furnace (programmable)
  • Water, distilled and ultrapure
  • Scanning Probe Microscope (ambient or in fluid imaging)
  • UV-Visible Spectrometer (transmission and diffuse reflectance)
  • Hysteresis loop tracer
Poduska
  • Upright and inverted optical/fluorescence microscopes
  • Three-laser point-scanning fluorescence confocal unit (scan-rate ~ 1 frame per second)
  • Two-laser high-speed scanning confocal unit (scan rate ~ 150 frames per second)
  • Spincoater
  • Table-top centrifuge
  • Three-axis diffusion/imaging probe for Bruker 600 MHz NMR spectrometer
  • Colloid synthesis accessories
  • Conductivity meter
  • Autocorrelator for two-photon microscopy
  • Rheometer
Yethiraj
  • 500 MHz and 600 MHz Bruker NMR spectrometers (via C-CART)
  • Differential scanning calorimeter (via Biochemistry)
  • Powder X-ray diffraction (via Dr. J. Shirokoff (Engineering) and Dr. R. Mason (Earth Sciences)
  • Single crystal X-ray diffraction (via C-CART)
  • Scanning electron microscope and Energy dispersive X-ray analysis (Biology contact Dr. Liqiu Men)
  • SQUID magnetometer (via Chemistry contact Dr. L. Thompson)
  • Raman microscope (Biology contact Dr. Liqiu Men)
Other campus
facilities used by
condensed matter
group

 

 

 

 

Contact

Physics and Physical Oceanography

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000