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Materials Science Center

The central MSC facility has provided materials researchers and industrial clients with electron microscopy imaging and analytical analysis, surface analysis and x-ray diffraction serves for over 25 years. MSC houses:

  • Three scanning electron microscopes
  • Three transmission electron microscopes
  • Two surface analysis instruments; an XPS and a Scanning Auger Microscope
  • Two atomic force microscopes
  • A dual-beam focused ion beam instrument
  • A confocal micro-Raman spectrometer
  • A micro-FT-IR
  • A Zeiss 510 Confocal Microscope
  • A small-angle x-ray diffractometer (SAXS)
  • Three additional Diffractometers
  • A ZYGO Optical Interferometer

Soft Materials Laboratory

SML specializes in polymer synthesis and characterization of physical and mechanical properties of polymers and other materials. Visit The Soft Materials Lab website for more details.