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3D Printing Lab

Facilities for 3D printing of photopolymerizable materials are available.
  • Nanoscribe Professional GT for two-photon lithography for sub-micron resolution
  • Spatial-Light Modulator based one-photon lithography system for micron-scale resolution

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Material Synthesis Facilities

Facilities for stimuli-responsive polymer synthesis and graphene film sythesis are available.
  • Ultrasonic sonicator
  • Vaccum oven
  • Fume hoods

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Nanoscale Metrology Lab

Facilities for nanoscale metrology include:
  • 2 GHz frequency domain photoacoustic microscope;
  • Laser ultrasonic setup (bandwidth < 200 MHz)
  • Displacement and velocity Michelson interferometers
  • Innova IRIS Integrated AFM and Raman microscope
  • Apertureless near-field optical microscope
  • High Frequency (4 GHz) RF signal generators,
  • RF lock-in amplifier, network analyzers
  • Laser sources: Intensity modulated Erbium doped fiber laser (1550 nm), Nd:YAG pulsed laser (1064 nm, pulse width = 1ns, pulse repetition frequency =1kHz, peak energy per pulse = 1mJ), Nd:YAG continuous wave lasers, (532 nm, peak power = 200mW)
  • High Speed photo-detectors for IR and visible wavelengths (Bandwidth:1 GHz), avalanche photo-detector (Bandwidth = 50 MHz and 5MHz -1GHz)
  • Polygon scanning mirror assembly

PI: Oluwaseyi Balogun

Photoacoustics Lab

We have a suite of pulsed lasers for photoacoustic generation and several optical detecion systems for ultrasound detection.
  • Ultrafast femtosecond laser and regenerative amplifier
  • Long pulse laser
  • CW diode-pumped lasers
  • CO2 laser
  • Nitrogen laser
  • Pulsed Nd:YAG lasers
  • Michelson interferometers
  • Sagnac interferometers
  • Two-wave mixing interferometers

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Fiber-Optics Lab

The fiber-optics lab has both fabrication and characterization equipment.
  • ASE sources
  • Laser diode sources
  • Erbium-doped fiber lasers
  • Two-wave mixing systems
  • Er, YB Fiber-Ring Lasers
  • Fiber Bragg Gratings
  • Fusion splicers
  • GHz Photodetectors
  • Optical spectrum analyzers

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Ultrasonics Lab

Facilities for ultrasonic characterization of materials from the low kHz to 100s of MHz are available.
  • C-scan systems (Sonix)
  • Acoustocam ultrasonic imaging cameras
  • SNAP system for ultrasonic nonlinearity
  • Line Focus Acoustic Microscope
  • Variety of ultrasonic transduces both contact and immersions
  • Pulser Receivers; RF amplifiers
  • PZT and PVDF sensorss

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

Thermal Imaging Lab

Facilities for thermal imaging include:
  • FLIR camera
  • Flash lamps

PI: Sridhar Krishnaswamy

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