Capabilities

The tools and staff members in the MCF can analyze samples in multiple different ways from the macro level to the atomic level.  Here is a sampling of what we can help you to discover.

Size Shape  Elemental Composition Chemical Composition Structure
Created by Digital Micrograph, Gatan Inc.  Jamey Gigliotti_ZnO NW Sphere-J_Gigliotti 10-22-15 Composite  OLED DepProf by Ar GCIS Created by Digital Micrograph, Gatan Inc.

Techniques Available

Probe-based Techniques
__ Electron/Ion-based Techniques
Photon-(including x-ray)-based Techniques

AFM Atomic Force Microscopy
cAFM conductive AFM
CSM Continuous Stiffness Measurement
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DMA Dynamic Materials Analysis
EBSD Electron BackScatter Diffraction
EDS Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy
FIB Focused Ion Beam micro-machining
FTIR Fourier Transfer InfraRed spectroscopy
MFM Magnetic Force Microscopy
PFM Piezoresponse Force Microscopy
Raman Raman spectroscopy
SAXS Small Angle X-ray Scattering
SEM Scanning Electron Microscopy
STM Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
(S)TEM (Scanning) Transmission Electron Microscopy
ToF-SIMS
Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy
UPS Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy
XPS X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
XRD XRay Diffraction