Infrastructure / Labs

  • Nano Materials Synthesis Lab
  • Nano Materials Characterisation Lab I
  • Nano Materials Characterisation Lab II
  • AFM Lab
  • Simulation Lab
  • Seminar hall
Nano Materials Synthesis Lab

Spray Pyrolyser

Spray Pyrolyser

Salient feature

Peristaltic Feeding pump Samples Liquid and inorganic solvents Ambient temperature to - 600 C Compressed and hot air water evaporation rate 3-5 liter per hour

Deliverables

Nano powder synthesis - Nano metal oxides Nano metal oxide spinals and nano inorganic oxides

Salient feature

Controlled Multiprogrammable 650 rpm Feed material soft, hard, brittle, fibrous - dry (or) wet Reverse and forward rotation Feed size - max. 10 mm

Deliverables

Samples - solid and colloidal materials Homogenize mixing, Colloidal milling cryogenic grinding Final fineness 1 - 100 nm

Ball Mill

hydrothermal

Elcetrospining

Elcetrospining

Salient feature

Fiber with diameter in nanometer range Many types of polymers processing Smaller than conventional fiber spinning Large specific surface area High porosity Small pore size

Deliverables

Production of controllable nanofibres Synthetic polymer, biopolymer, metal oxides based nanofibres

Salient feature

Microprocessor based programmable Frequency 20 KHZ Power output 500 W Automatic amplitude Compensation

Deliverables

Homogeneous suspension Non Agglomeration and Fine particles

Sonicator

Sonicator

Hydrothermal High pressure Autoclave

Hydrothermal High pressure Autoclave

Salient feature

Thermo couples attached to microcontroller based data logging system Temperature accuracy 0.01 K Maximum working Temperature upto 500 C Maximum working pressure 150 kg cm-2

Deliverables

Nano crystalline particles synthesized below 100 nm Nano crystalline hydroxyapatite polymer composite particles synthesized at nano scale level

Salient feature

Drop size 45 micron Spraying efficiency - 2 l s-1 Low velocity spray

Deliverables

Samples particulate suspensions Coating non woven fabric, paper etc.

ULTRASONIC ATOMISER

Ultrasonic Atomiser

Particle size analyser

Particle size analyser

Salient feature

Photon correlation sensor for particle size and stability analysis Particle Range - 1 to 10,000 nm Accuracy < 1nm He - Ne laser Intensity adjustable by software Temperature controlled sample container

Deliverables

Homogenized liquid samples Liquid phase/Emulsion/Suspension

Salient feature

Sample type Powder and Pellets Analysing time 5 to 8 h Analysing at -199 C Adsorption / Desorption Isotherms

Deliverables

BET surface area Pore size Pore volume

BET surface analyser

BET

Atomic Force Microscope

Atomic Force Microscope

Salient feature

Large area scanner (90 90 micron) Liquid imaging option Piezo response measurement Platinum/Iridium tips Gold coated contact probe Low noise performence

Deliverables

High resolution topography Accurate measurements in all dimensions Wide range of SPM modes

Salient feature

Spectral range 7800 to 350 cm-1 Resolution 0.5 cm-1 Spectra software with instrument control Standard library functions TCP/TP communications and LAN

Deliverables

Spectra for solid and liquid Nano level samples

Fourier Transform Infra red Microscope

FTIR

Online ultrasonic velocity and attenuation

Online ultrasonic characterisation

Salient feature

Max. temperature raise 6 - 8 C min-1 Continuous operation at any temperature Separate water cooling arrangement to the transducer Temperature uniformity 1 C Vacuum formed ceramic fiber Insulation Uniform heat zone

Deliverables

In situ studies

Salient feature

Temperature range 600C Heating rate 0,1 up to 100C/min Data evaluation rate (max. 10/s) Sample measuring range 25/2500 mg Nitrogen gas option Coupled with FTIR

Deliverables

Highest accuracy Temperature resolution 0,1C Measurements of all solid and powder sample

TG- Differential thermal analysis

TG- Differential thermal analysis

Nano Indentation

Nano Indentation

Salient feature

Measuring quantitative mechanical properties of Fracture toughness, wear and scratch etc,.. Precious measurement of nano/micro composite 2D raster scanning of SPM piezo

Deliverables

In situ SPM image of wear and scratch High resolution SPM scanner Excellent repeatability

Salient feature

Automatic collimators exchanger (1, 3, 5 and 10 mm) Sample size: max.300 nm (dia) x150 nm(H) Optional CCD camera for sample observation Thin film analysis from 10 nm to several m Detector cooling by liquid nitrogen Time of analysis less than 100 sec

Deliverables

Qualitative and Light to heavy elements analysis (Na to U) (solid, powder, liquid and film)

EDX-XRF-720

EDX-XRF-720

Flame retardant spray pyrolyser

Flame retardant spray pyrolyser

Salient feature

150 long * 9mm internal diameter of gas burner Test of the specimen size is 315 *50 mm Length of the flame is 16mm Specimen length is 150*50mm

Deliverables

Flammability of fabrics

Salient feature

6221 nano voltmeter and 2182A DC source Lab view software based operation Three mode of conductivity measurements (General, Delta mode and pulse signals) Requires minimal voltage supply (10 mV)

Deliverables

Measures conductance and resistance vs time Detect minimal variations in conductance of sample (nano mho) Precise measurement at many cycles (1-10000)

Four probe conductivity meter

Four probe conductivity meter

Auto lab

Auto lab

Salient feature

Power input 20A Delivers High-purity particles Programmable, Low chemical consumption

Deliverables

Charging-Discharging studies Electro deposition-Coating Corrosion studies Cyclic voltammetry

Salient feature

High-precision Software-controlled motorized Integrated measuring and control electronics with digital thermometer

Deliverables

Hydrophobic and hydrophilic nature of powder sample and film sample Surface tension for liquid sample

Contact angle measurement

Contact angle measurement

pH meter

pH meter

Salient feature

Possess electrodes for Ionic, Conductivity and pH Digital display Auto mode of measurement Rapid with temperature sensor

Deliverables

In vitro study of biomaterials Measures Ionic changes and conductivity Reagent optimization COD measurement

Salient feature

Rotation up to 10000rpm Controlled segments Automatic error lock

Deliverables

Layer by layer coating Uniform coating

Spin coater

Spin coater

Lab View

simulation

SPECIFICATION

Dell power edge SC1430 Intel xeon quad core-1.86GHZ 4GB DDR2 RAM 147GB X 2 SAS 1 GB Lan card Computer 30

SOFTWARES

AFM Image software NEMS/MEMS* NANOXPLORE *

* under process to purchase