Resources

The Following Resources are Available for Group Use:

 

Facilities within the Group:

 

Synthesis:

 

- Godrej Fume Hoods (4)

 

- Heidoph and IKA Rotors (3) 

 

- Heidoph and IKA Hot plate Stirrers (10)

 

- Sartorius AG High Precision Analytical Balances (2)

 

- Eyla Cryo bath (1)

 

- Poly Science Chillers (2)

 

- Ultrasonicator (1)

 

- Laboratory Grade Refrigerator (2)

 

- Refrigerators (3)

 

- Hot Oven (1)

 

- High Vacuum Pumps (3)

 

- Thermo -Con- HOT OVEN (1)

 

 

Optical Studies:

 

- UV Torch

 

- Laser Power Meter (Thorlabs)

 

- 402 nm Laser (100 mW) with micro sec. Pulse options, Couplers, etc. (Toptica) 

 

- 532 nm Notch Filter for up/down conversion studies - New! 

 

- Beam Splitter Module for 402 - 1500 nm lasers with <405 filter (Wi-Tec) 

 

- 355 nm laser optical coupler (Wi-Tec)

 

- Home made fibre couplers

 

- Microscopic Objectives - 63X; NA 0.85  & 100X; NA 0.9 (Zeiss )

 

- Inverted Confocal Optical Microscope with a CCD Camera

 

- Bottom fixed illumination set-up for the Confocal Microscope

 

- Polarizing Microscope - New!

 

- 355 nm laser, coupler, etc. - New!

 

 

Facilities within the School of Chemistry:

 

 

- Glass blowing Workshop

 

- Field Emission SEM (Zeiss- Merlin Compact) with EDS.

 

- Bruker NMR Spectrometers (200 MHz, 400 MHz, and 500 MHz) - Including Solid State measurements

 

- UV-Vis-NIR spectrometers/ Fluorescence spectrometers ( liquid/Solid state measurements)

 

- FTIR spectrometers

 

- LC/GC-MS spectrometer

 

- HR-MS spectrometer (ESI-TOF)

 

- Single crystal X-Ray Diffraction Instruments (Oxford-1 and Bruker-2)

 

- Powder X-Ray Diffraction Instrument

 

- Scanning Probe Microscope (AFM, MFM, etc.,) - NTMDT

 

- Scanning Probe Microscope - Oxford-Asylum Research - New!

 

-ESR Spectrometer (X and Q band (Bruker)- Liq. He and Liq.N2 cryostates

 

- Confocal Raman Microscope with AFM (Wi-Tec) with 488, 633, 785 lasers (20x, 50x, 100x, 150x Objectives)

 

- Small and Wide Angle X-ray Scattering (SWAXS) Instrument

 

- Dynamic Light Scattering System (DLS)

 

- DSC, TGA Units

 

 Facilities within the University (Central Instrument Laboratory / Centre for Nanotechnology):

 

- ESR Spectrometer (X-band) - CIL

 

- Confocal Fluorescence Microscope - CIL

 

- Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) with EDAX - CIL

 

- Field Emission SEM (FESEM) - (CFN) 

 

- Scanning Near Field Optical Miroscope (SNOM) - (CFN)

 

- Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) - CIL

 

- Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) - (CFN)

 

- Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS) - (CFN)

 

- VSM SQUID Measurement System (VSM-SQUID) - (CFN) 

 

- Magnetic Property Measurement System-SQUID (MPMS-SQUID) - (CFN)

 

- Liquid Helium and Nitrogen Plants