1. Materials Synthesis
- Evaporator (Rotavapor);
- Laboratory incubator;
- Thermostatic Ovens;
- High temperature furnance Annealing in O2 atmosphere up to 1000°C.
2. Coating and Film Fabrication
Dip coater: a home made instrument for film deposition via dip-coating: this tool is designed to deposit films from a liquid phase with high homogeneity and uniform thickness.
The relative humidity and temperature within the deposition chamber can be carefully controlled. The system has a slow processing rate that can eliminate the vibration of the motor allowing the formation of thin films of high quality for functional applications and devices.
Spin Coater/Dryer- Specialty Coating Systems Model G3P-8A: spin coating is another common technique to deposit thin films from a liquid phase onto a solid substrate. A drop of precursor is placed on a substrate, and the droplet is forced to spread out while the solvent evaporates.
(FT-IR, UV-Vis, Fluorescence, Ellipsometry)
(IR microscopy, AFM, Micro X-ray fluorescence)
(X-ray diffraction, Contact angle measurements, Light scattering, Porosimeter, Indenter, TG/DTA/DSC)
(FT-Raman, Confocal Raman Microscopy)