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Lab and Facilities

Laser systems

  • Continuum Surelite III laser (Pulsed, 7-10ns, 0.9J/pulse @ 1064nm, 0.45J/pulse @ 532nm, 0.25J/pulse @ 355nm).
  • Nd:YAG laser (Scimitar Laser & 2800): CW & QS modes, CW: 150W, QS: 1K~50KHz, 25mJ/pulse @1KHz,  5mJ@50KHz)

Deposition systems

  • Pulse laser deposition
  • Dip coater with temperature control
  • Electrodeposition (Princeton Applied Research)

Mechanical Property & Microstructure Characterization

  • High temperature high cyclic fatigue testing (up to 1270K)
  • X-ray microdiffraction (Bruker D8 Discover super speed solution, smallest beam size: 10 micron)

Monitoring and Material Preparation apparatus

  • CCD camera (10X to 92X)
  • Electropolishing
  • Magnetic stirrer
  • Hot plate

Motion control

  • Motored XYZ stage with resolution of 40nm.
  • Imaging
  • Optical Microscope (10X to 1600X)
  • VEECO WYKO HD 3300