Physics and Astronomy

Facilities


Surface Analysis
  • Burleigh Metris 1000 scanning tunneling microscope
  • Burleigh Metris 2000 U-NC
  • Research-grade Explorer Atomic Force Microscope,with separate ┬ÁTA 2990
  • Microthermal analyzer head
  • Ultrahigh (2 nanotorr) vacuum system configured for sample rotation and translation
Semiconductor Physics
  • Polymer spin-coater
  • Thermal evaporator for LED fabrication
  • Coherent solid state laser (green)
  • 77K DeWar
  • 0.5m Imaging Spectrometer with photomultiplier and semiconductor detectors
  • Lock-in amplifier
  • Class 100 clean room
  • Surface profiler
Ellipsometric Laser Tweezers
  • Visible and Infrared lasers
  • Inverted microscopes
  • Nano-translation stages (3D)
  • CCD cameras
  • Manipulative optics
Photonics Infrastructure
  • Coherent Modelocked Ti:Sapphire laser
  • Solid state Nd:Vanadate laser
  • Computer-controlled rotation stage reflectometer
  • Various visible and near infrared lasers
  • Tunable diode laser