State-of-the-art facilities available for users.

Sr. No Name of the Instrument Make/Model Available options
1 Hi-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM) JEOL Japan,JEM-2100 Plus Imaging (TEM and HRTEM), SAED, EDXA, STEM with mapping
2 X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) BRUKER USA D8 Advance, Davinci Powder and Thin film geometry.
Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS)
3 Nitrogen absorption/desorption equipment for surface area analysis Quantachrome Instruments, Autosorb IQ series Pore-Size Distribution, BET Surface Area, Pore Volume etc.
4 Hi-Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope (HRSEM) Thermosceintific Apreo S Imaging modes (Standard, HR-SEM, STEM, dispersion mode,
Opti-mode (magnetic samples)), low vacuum, EDX and Elemental mappings.
5 Infinite 200 PRO Teecan ELISA with temperature controller and shacking.
DNA/RNA quantification
6 Real-Time PCR Detection System CFX Connect BIO-RAD Detection with SYBR green or FAM only at a wavelength of 450–580nm
96 wells (0.2ml)
7 GBOX - Gel Documentation System SYNGENE GBOX-Chemi-XRQ Gel Documentation & Blot Documentation
8 Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOC) TOC-L CPN SHIMADZU Detect carbon content in an organic solution in ppm level
9 Hi-Resolution Mass spectrometry (HRMS) Agilent technologies, 6230 Predict Molecular weight.
10 Mini Micro pulse Lidar System MiniMPL-5231 of sigma space corporation, USA Backscattering coefficient
Extinction coefficient
Columnar AOD
ABL Height
Cloud Height
Cloud optical depth
11 Metallurgical Microscope Leica microsystems/ Leica DM2700 M Microscopic level Imaging view for solid materials
12 Quartz vacuum sealing set up Thulir vacuum technologies, Chennai Vacuum sealing of quartz tubes at low pressure
13 Plasma cleaner Diener gmbh, Germany Plasma cleaning
14 Photoluminescence spectrometer Flurolog HORIBA 1) Steady state fluorescence
2) Temperature dependent PL
3) Quantum Yield
4) NIR-PL
15 Optical Profilometer KLA corporation, CA, USA (MicroXAM-800) A non-contact, 3D surface topography measurement system
16 Class AAA solar simulator Newport Corporation, USA I-V measurement under standard AM1.5 illumination
17 Scanning Tunneling Microscope (pA-STM) APE Research, Italy Surface Imaging with Constant Current/ Height mode,I-V spectroscopy
18 LightCycler® 96 Real-Time PCR System Switzerland/LightCycler® 96 Instrument Relative Quantification
Absolute Quantification
Melting Peak
Endpoint Genotyping
High Resolution Melting
Qualitative Detection
19 Trace Analyser Metrohm 797 VA Computrace Determination of trace and ultratrace concentrations of heavy metals and other electrochemically active substances
20 High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Shimadzu Isolation of sufficient quantities of molecular substances.
21 Vickers Hardness Tester Matsuzawa/VMT-X Testing hardness of materials
22 Zeta sizer Malvern/Nano ZS-90 For nanoparticle, colloid and biomolecular particle sizing and particle charge measurements

Location -
Sir C V Raman Research Park
SRM institute of Science & Technology, Kattankulathur,
Chennai-603203, Tamil Nadu
(For location details of individual instruments, please check contact)