An argon inert atmosphere glovebox is available for sample manipulations. Access to other synthesis, processing, and characterization tools available on a case-by-case basis.
STX-202A diamond wire saw for precision
cutting of oriented single crystals with 0.5-degree accuracy.
Crystal Systems diamond wire saw for precision cutting of oriented single crystals with 0.5-degree accuracy.
South Bay Technology polisher/grinder for processing samples prior to characterization (e.g., SEM micrograph acquisition) and physical properties measurements (e.g., resistance vs. temperature).
SEM with EDS option: JEOL JSM-IT100 SEM for micrograph acquisition with EDS attachment for elemental mapping.