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Advanced Materials 2 Sample Preparation

Edwards E306 Metal Evaporator

Location
Chemistry, University of Birmingham (xxx)
Custodian
Professor Jon Preece
Applications

Evaporator for gold, aluminium, silver, chromium, copper and germanium to prepare coated surfaced. Equipped with the ability to select sources during processing enabling in situ multilayer formation.

Specification
  • Deposition is monitored by quartz crystal microbalance
  • Deposition rates 0.01 or 0.001 nm s-1
 

mBraun Advanced Glove Box Chamber

Location
Chemistry, University of Birmingham (7th floor)
Custodian
Dr Paul Davies
Applications
Apparatus for carrying out molecular material and nanoparticle synthesis under controlled atmospheric conditions.
Specification
  • Preparation, manipulation and storage of moisture and/or air (O2/N2) sensitive materials
  • Maintains constant atmosphere for process development

 

Carbon Evaporator

Location
Physics, University of Warwick (Electron microscopy suite)
Custodian
Steve York
Applications
Carbon coater for scanning and transmission electron microscopy.

Innovative Technologies Solvent Purification System

Location
Chemistry, University of Birmingham (4th and 7th floors)
Custodian
Professor Jon Preece
Applications

Dedicated solvent stills for the production of high quality dry solvents used in the synthesis of molecular materials and nanoparticles