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Resources

The available processing, measurement, and computational resources are listed below.

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Processing and Measurement Resources include:

  • Cleanroom
  • Lithography Facility
  • Nanoassembly Laboratory
  • Micro/Nanofluidics Laboratory
  • Micro/Nanoelectronics Laboratory
  • Solution-based nanocrystal fabrication
  • Particle sizing
  • Zeta-potential instrument
  • UV-vis spectrometer
  • FTIR spectrometer
  • Two photon absorption microscope
  • Small angle X-ray scattering system
  • Membrane ion transport workstation
  • Fluorescence correlation spectrometer (FCS)
  • EPI fluorescence microscope
  • Wide-field single molecule fluorescence microscopy
  • Room and low temperature near-field scanning optical microscopes
  • Spectrofluorometer with fluorescence lifetime capabilities
  • Confocal microscopes with live cell imaging capabilities
  • Atomic force microscope (AFM) equipped with EPI fluorescence
  • Ultra high vacuum variable temperature scanning tunneling microscope (STM)
  • Transmission electron microscope (TEM)
  • Field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM) - Funded by 2012 NSF-MRI Program
  • X-Ray Diffraction System - Funded by 2014 NSF-MRI Program
  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM) with electron dispersive spectrometer
  • Ultramicrotome with EMFCS AFM
  • Micro sputter coating system
  • High pressure freezer
  • Critical point dryer
  • Sputtering systems
  • Thermal evaporator systems
  • Micromanipulator probe stations
  • Keithley 4200 IV and CV measurement system
  • High frequency network and spectrum analyzers

moleculesComputational Resources include:

  • Access to IU’s Supercomputer systems
  • Clusters of workstations
  • Nanostructure Builder and Visualization
    • Materials Studio
    • NanoEngineer
  • Density Functional Theory codes
    • FLEUR
    • VASP
    • Dmol3
    • ABINIT
  • Molecular Dynamics simulators
    • Materials Studio
    • DLPOLY 
    • MPSIM
    • LAMMPS
    • CHARMM
  • Electrical Circuit design
    • Menter Graphics
    • Synopsis
    • L-Edit, Layout Editor
    • CAD
    • LabView, PSPICE
  • Code development
    • Matlab, Mathematica, Maple
  • In-House codes