Laboratories and Facilities

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) with EDX and e-beam lithography microfabrication tool.
Two apparatus for SEM imaging are available: An Electron Beam Lithography tool (EBL) (ELPHY Quantum- Raith) is available and can work on both microscopes.

Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM).
Two AFM instruments are available: Both instruments provide nanometer resolution in ambient conditions, and are equipped with a fluid cell for imaging biological samples in liquid.

Confocal Microscopy.
Leica TCS SP2 equipped with: Surface science facility.
UHV apparatus Leybold LHS 10/12 equipped for: Thermogravimetry.
Balance: C.I. model Mark 2.

FT-IR spectroscopy.
Spectrometer IR Jasco FT/IR-300E.

UV-VIS absorption spectroscopy.
Spectrophotometer UV-VIS. Jasco UV/VIS 7850.

Photoluminescence and Raman spectroscopy.
Home made apparatus with: Fluorescence spectroscopy.
Fluorimetro Fluorolog-3 (Jobin Yvone) equipped with Xenon lamp and CCD detector.

Cell culture laboratory.
Many facilities for cell growth are available: Organic and inorganic thin film deposition systems.
Home made apparatus for combinatorial deposition approach.

Resistive evaporator.
Edwards coating system E306A.

Supersonic cluster beam deposition systems.
Four main deposition apparatus equipped with Pulsed Microplasma Cluster Sources (PMCSs):