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Equipment and Facilities

Applied Superconductivity Center

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
Microscopes
Zeiss 1540EsB Field emission scanning electron microscopeShaw Building 147ASCASC/NHMFL (Peter Lee/Bob Goddard)Open access with training and fee
Olympus Scanning laser confocal microscopeShaw Building 146ASCASC/NHMFL (Peter Lee)Collaborative access
Magneto optical imaging microscope facilityShaw Building 139ASCASC/NHMFL (Anatolii Polyanskii)Collaborative access
Low Temperature laser Scanning Microscope (LTLSM)Shaw Building 135ASCASC/NHMFL (Dmytro Abraimov)Collaborative access
Standard polarized and dark field light microscopesShaw buildingASCASC/NHMFL Various' mainly Bill StarchCollaborative access
Magnet Systems
Quantum design 16 T PPMSShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Quantum design 9 T PPMSShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Quantum design 5.5 T SQUID magnetometer MPMSShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Oxford 14 T dedicated VSMShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Oxford 14/16T general purpose 2 inch magnet with VTI set up for nV transportShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Oxford 15/17T general purpose 2 inch magnet set up for high current testing with 2000 A battery supplyShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
1 T transverse access electromagnetShaw building 143ASCASC/NHMFL Van GriffinCollaborative access
Analytical Equipment
X-ray diffraction systemShaw buildingASCASC/Eric HellstromCollaborative access
DTA/TGA (Differential thermal analysis/Thermal gravimetric analysis) with mass spectrometryShaw buildingASCASC/Eric HellstromCollaborative access


Biological Science
http://www.bio.fsu.edu/analytical.php
http://www.bio.fsu.edu/dna_sequencing.php
http://www.bio.fsu.edu/nimblegen_microarray.php
http://bsir.bio.fsu.edu/

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
FEI CM300 FEG (TEM)BSIR Bio Unit IBio SciBio/ K. TaylorOpen access/fee
FEI Nova 400BSIR Bio Unit IBio SciBio/ K. TaylorOpen access/fee
Zeiss LSM 510 laser scanning confocal microscopeBSIR Bio Unit IBio SciBio/ K. TaylorOpen access/fee
Titan Krios (cryo TEM); currently being installedBSIR Bio Unit IBio SciBio/ K. TaylorOpen access/fee
FSU-NimbleGen microarray facilityOpen access/fee
Applied Biosystems 3130xl genetic analyzer (DNA sequencer)Fee
7500 ABI real-time OCR (gene expression analysis)Fee


Chemistry & Biochemistry
https://www.chem.fsu.edu/facilities.php?menu_id=facilities&facility_id=2
https://www.chem.fsu.edu/facilities.php?menu_id=facilities&facility_id=3
https://www.chem.fsu.edu/facilities.php?menu_id=facilities&facility_id=4

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
X-ray Diffraction
Powder diffractometer (Rigaki dMax Ultima 3' Mecury CCD)CSL 1010AMAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Single crystal diffractometer (Bruker AXS Apex II)CSL 1010MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
NMR
500 mhZ solid state CSL 1009NMR LabTom GedrisOpen Access/Fee
Optical spectroscopy
Infrared absorption FT-IR (Perkin Elmer Spectrum)CSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Raman microscope based spectrograph (Horiba JY LabRam HR800), excitation from 244 nm to 785 nm (Coherent I-90 & I-300 FreD, Melles-Griot HeNe, Toptica diode lasers)DLC 334 (to be moved to CSL 3701)MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Absorption (Perkin Elmer Lambda 950)CSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Pulsed laser lifetime luminescence/absorption spectrometer (Spectra-Physics DCR-3G/PDL-1/WEX)DLC 334 (to be moved to CSL 3701)MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Photoluminescence/Lifetime TCSPC (JY Fluoromax 4)CSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Magnetism
Magneto-circular dichroism (7/8 T; RT  2.1K)
SQUID (AC/DC) (Quantum Design MPMS 7T)CSL 1008MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
EPR (Bruker); X-band' Q-bandCSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtCollaborative access
Others
X-ray fluorescence (Oxford ED 2000)CSL 2501MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
AFM (Asylum MFP-3D)CSL 1008BMAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
AFM (Veeco)CSL 1008BMAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Thermomechanical Analyzer (TA Instruments TMA 2940)DLC 524MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Simultaneous DSC-TGA (TA Instruments Q600)CSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TA Instruments Q50)CSL 116MAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee
Nikon Eclipse Ti inverted fluorescence nicroscopeCSL 1008AMAC LabBert van de BurgtOpen Access/Fee


Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

http://www.eng.fsu.edu/departments/chemical/index.php?page=main

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
500 MHz wide bore imaging NMR spectrometerCOEGrantGrantOpen Access with Fee
500 MHz sold state NMR spectrometer NHMFLNHMFL/ParavastuNHMFL/ParavastuOpen access with NHMFL NMR approval and supervision
4.7 T (200 MHz) horizontal animal MRI scannerCOEAlamoAlamoOpen Access with Fee (installation in process)
Mq10 MiniSpec NMR spectrometerCOEGrantGrantOpen Access with Fee
Environmental AFMCOEAlamoAlamoCollaborative Access
FTIR spectrometerCOEAlamoAlamoCollaborative Access
Static and Dynamic light scattering (Brookhaven BI-200SM Gonimeter system)COECollier/RamakrishnanCollier/RamakrishnanCollaborative Access
Quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation technologyCOECollier/RamakrishnanCollier/RamakrishnanCollaborative Access
Controlled Stress Rheometer (Malvern Instruments)COECollier/RamakrishnanCollier/RamakrishnanCollaborative Access
Thermo-Rheomex Twin Screw ReactorCOECollier/RamakrishnanCollier/RamakrishnanCollaborative Access


High Performance Materials Institute

http://www.hpmi.net/

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
Processing and Fabrication    
Resin transfer molding (RTM)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Vacuum assisted resin transfer molding (VARTM)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
High-temperature VARTM (800 F)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Realtime permeability measurement in a closed moldMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
CNC (HAAS' VF2)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Compression molding (800F' 150Ton' 2,*2', Wabashi)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Extruder (8 zone' 400C)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Vacuum bagging of prepregsMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Superconducting magnet for alignment (15T)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Large size RIDFT (5'*10', Home built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Mid size RIDFT (3'*4', Home built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
UV curing testbed (Home built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) system (First Nano)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Laser cutter (40W & 10W)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Waterjet cutter (OMAX)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
3D Aerosol printing system (Z corporation)COE 115HPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
3D Aerosol jet deposition system (Optomec)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
High temperature tube furnace (1700 C)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Walk-in OvenMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Humidity Chamber (Russells, Inc.)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
High-pressure foaming and deposition system (home-built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Beckman Coulter Benchtop Ultra-CentrifugeMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Leica Ultramicrotome with CryochamberMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Carver Hot press (12'',*12''), 2eaMRB & COEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
3 roll mixing machine (Exakt 80E)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Gerber conveyorized fabric cutterMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
AutoclaveMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Microfludizer high shear processorMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Thermal Analysis    
Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), TA Instruments Q800MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA), TA Instruments DMA2980MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC), TA Instruments Q100MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Thermo-mechanical Analyzer (TMA), TA Instruments TMA2940MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA), TA Instruments Q50MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Rheometer, TA Instruments ARES-LS3MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
LFA 457 thermal physical property measurement systemCOEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Spectroscopy    
FT-IR ( with microscope and temperature control)COEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Renishaw micro-Raman spectroscopy (488nm, 785 nm) with temperature control (Linkam 600)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Carry5000 UV-VIS-NIR spectroscopyMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Bruker Nanostar small and wide-angle X-ray scatteringMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Optical Microscopy    
Olympus BX40 with polarizer and CCDMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Zeiss stereo microscopeMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
CytoViva system for Optical microscopeMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Mechanical characterization    
Shimadzu AGS-J micro test frame (500N and 1kN) with video extensometerMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MTS insight testing system, 1kN HPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MTS 858 table top test frame (25 kN load cell)COEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MTS 500kNMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Electrical characterization    
DC and AC characterization system based on Keithley systemsMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
ARS liquid nitrogen CryostatMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Field-emission test setup with turbo pumpMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Electron Microscopy    
JEOL 7401 FE-SEM with EDAX Genesis XM4 spectroscopyCOEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Atomic Force Microscopy    
DI multimode AFM with Nanoscope V controllerMRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Miscellaneous Equipment    
Zeta potential and Particle size Analyzer (Beckman Coulter)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Permeability testbed (linear, Home built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Drop-weight impact tester (6m/s, Home built)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
CMMCOEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Surface area and porosity analyzer (Micrometrics)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Metal sputter for SEM coatingCOEHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Modeling and Simulation    
RTM flow simulation (3D, isothermal)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
VARTM flow simulation (3D, isothermal)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
ABAQUS (composite structural analysis, thermal analysis)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
MARC(composite structural analysis, thermal analysis)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
Materials Studio (MD simulation)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
COMSOL (finite element)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
LAMMPS (Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access
SIMAGIS (SEM and AFM image analysis)MRBHPMIJerry/J.G.Collaborative access


MARTECH

http://www.martech.fsu.edu/

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
Siemens D500 0-20 powder diffractometer105 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Siemens D500 0-0 powder diffract. w/ high/low/near ambient heads105 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Quantum Design 5T MPMS SQUID magnetometer105 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Lakeshore Cryotronics 7300 series vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) with high and low temperature attachments105 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Digital Instruments Dimension 3000 scanning probe microscope (SPM)106 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Omicron UHV scanning probe microscope (SPM)' LEED and Auger electron spectroscopy (AES)106 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
PHI 5100 X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS)106 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Tencor Alpha-step 200 scanning profilometer106 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Gaertner single wavelength (HeNe) ellipsometer (non-scanning)106 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
JEOL 5900 digital scanning electron microscope (SEM)421 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
IXRF energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS)421 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Leica DMLP polarizing microscope with fluorescence source' digital imaging and thermal stage31 NRBMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Perkin Elmer Diamond differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)31 NRBMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Photolithography (including spinner' hot-plate/oven' mask aligner)8 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Electron-beam lithography (JEOL 840 SEM with Raith Elphy Quantum)422 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Reactive ion etcher (Southbay Technology 2000)8 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Westbond ultrasonic wire bonder8 KeenMartech/PhysicsLochnerOpen access/fee
Thermal evaporators (Edwards and home-built)11 Keenvon Molnár/XiongLochner/ValentineCollaborative access
AJA UHV Sputtering system (five 2” magnetron sources' 2 DC and 2 RF power supplies' two gases)11 Keenvon Molnár/XiongLochner/ValentineCollaborative access


National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

www.magnet.fsu.edu

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
Biorad IR spectrometer3rd floor
8 T SC magnet and cryostat
High precision scale
Squid1st floorNHMFLChoiUser program but highly interactive with FSU faculty & students
Powder X-ray w/ 10 K stage1st floorChem Eng/ NHMFLSiegrist/Zhou
Rotating anode X-ray1st floorChem Eng/ NHMFLSiegrist/ZhouBeing installed
Single Xtal X-ray3rd FloorChem Eng/ NHMFLSiegrist/ZhouBeing installed
Materials testing equipment (cryocooler magnet' large dewars etc)1st floor
Mossbauer spectrometer with magnet and cryostat1st floorNHFMLOzarowski
Fully outfitted condensed matter NMR instrumentation to 17 T and 0.3 K1st floorNHFMLReyes/KuhnsUser program but highly interactive with FSU faculty & students
TEM and SEM1st floorNHFMLXin/LiangEM lab now being refurbished for new HRTEM
Scanning probe microscopy facility1st floor near TEM?Chem Eng/Physics/ChemWarusawithana/Siegrist/ShatrukPlanned: funds to be requested in the near future (EIEG)


Electron Microscopes at NHMFL/FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

InstrumentLocationOwnerManaged byAccess
SEMs (Scanning Electron Microscopes):ASC/NHMFLOpen access with training and fee
Zeiss EsBShaw Building 147ASC (NHMFL)ASC/NHMFLOpen access with training and fee
Zeiss XBShaw Building 148FAMU-FSU College of EngineeringNHMFLOpen access with training and fee
JEOL 6380NHMFL - C123FAMU-FSU College of EngineeringOpen access with training and fee
JEOL 840NHMFL- C123FAMUDown for Repair Out of service
ElectroScan E3NHMFL- C123NHMFLDown for Repair Out of service
TEMs (Transmission Electron Microscopes):
JEOL-2011NHMFL- C123AFAMUOpen access with training and fee
JEM-ARM200FNHMFL - C125FSU Research FoundationtbdOpen access with training and fee