Capabilities


Center for Applied Science & Engineering

CASE operates and maintains the following equipment and facilities allowing them to work on projects in the areas of product development, equipment and product prototyping, as well as fundamental research.


Microscopy

JEOL 7600F FESEM/STEM with EDS/EBSD/SXES
Bruker Dimension Icon AFM
Olympus LEXT OLS5000 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope
Keyence Digital Microscope VHX 600 LM
JEOL Model SM-09010(CP) Cross-Sectional Polisher
Leica EM ACE600 Sputter Coater
Tousimis Autosamdri-815 Critical Point Dryer

Materials Deposition

CHA Industries Solution E‐beam Evaporator
Semicore SC-450 Sputter Coater, RF and DC
SonoTek Exactacoat XYZ Ultrasonic Spay Coating System
PlanarTech TCVD-50B Dual Furnace CVD system
Arradiance GEMStar XT-DP Thermal/Plasma Enhanced ALD

Microlithography

600 sqft of class 100 cleanroom space
SUSS MABA6 Gen4 Mask Aligner
Heidelberg µPG 101 Maskless Lithography System
AutoGlow 200 Plasma Etcher
YES 450C PB High Temperature Vacuum Cure Oven
Novascan 6 inch UV/Ozone System
CEE Model 1010 Hotplate
CEE Model 100CB Spin-Coater / Hotplate
Laurell Technologies WS-650Mz-23NPP Spin-coater
Wet bench for photo resist development & chemical etching

Characterization

Bruker DektakXT Stylus Profilometer
J A Woolham M-2000 DI Spectroscopic Ellipsometer
Filmetrics F50 Spectral Reflectance Automated Film Thickness Mapper Bruker D2 PHASER X-ray Diffraction System
Magritek Spinsolve 80 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance System
Princeton Instruments Fergie BRX Raman Spectrometer
Agilent 4294A Precision Impedance Analyzer
Q-labs Q-SUN XE-1 Xenon Test Chamber
ThermoFisher Nexsa XPS/UPS/RHEELS/ISS/Raman (coming soon)
SUSS MicroTec PM5 Manual Analytical Probe Station
Janis Research 9TL-VRTB30 9T Cryogen Free Superconducting Magnet System
Janis STVP-300 Cryostat (1.4K – 300K)
Keithley Model 4200-SCS Semiconductor Characterization System
Thermo Fischer iCAPTM 7400 Duo ICP-OES
Thermo Fischer Dionex Integrion Ion Chromatography
Colloid Metrix NANO-flex® II / Stabino® II Dynamic Light Scattering
Bruker D2 Phaser Benchtop X-Ray Diffaction
Microvacuum eQCM-I Quartz Crystal Microbalance
AMETEK Brookfield DV-III ULTRA Rheometer
Shimadzu UV-3600 UV-Vis-NIR Spectrometer

Prototyping and Fabrication

Oxford DP50‐532 Laser Micro Machining System
LPKF Protolaser S4 PCB Rapid Prototyping
Mitutoyo QS-250Z Quick Scope Vision Measuring System
HASS VF-3YT Vertical Machining Center
ROMER Absolute Arm w/scanner 7730 SI
AON3D AON-M2 High-Temperature Industrial 3D Printer
LulzBot TAZ 5 3D Printer
Machine Shop (end mill, lathe, drill press, CNC router, welding, etc.)
Electronics (software – hardware – device integration)

Composites & Mechanical Testing

64 carrier prepreg braiding system with mandrel transport system
Composites autoclave 1.5′ diameter, 3′ length, 160 PSI, 500°F
Composites autoclave 3′ diameter, 5′ length, 150 PSI, 450°F
Carbon fiber re-winder
Freezers, layup table, bagging materials