Centre for Micro-Photonics

Equipment list

The Centre for Micro-Photonics has the following specialist equipment available in our laboratories.

Laser

  • Fianium FemtoPower 532 (1W, 532nm, 50MHz, 300fs)
  • Spectra Physics Diode laser (180mW/1mW, 488nm/ 976nm, CW)
  • Coherent Chemeleon Ultra II (4W, 680-1080nm, 80MHz, 140 fs)
  • Coherent Mira OPO (800 mW, 500-750nm, 80MHz, 200 fs)
  • Coherent Mira OPO (1.5 W, 1050-1600nm, 80MHz, 200fs)
  • Versa Laser CO2 (30W, 10.6 um-Universal Laser Systems, Inc.)
  • Spectra Physics Spitfire (1W, 800nm, 1KHz, 100fs)
  • Spectra Physics Empower (20W, 527nm, 1KHz, 100-300ns)
  • Spectra Physics Millennia (5W, 532nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Tsunami (2W, 690-1000nm, 80MHz, 100fs)
  • Spectra Physics OPA-800C (100mW, 1100-2600nm, 1KHz, 130fs)
  • Coherent Libra HE (3.5W, 800nm, 10KHz, 85fs)
  • Coherent Vitesse (300mW, 800nm, 80MHz, 80fs)
  • Coherent Evolution (30W, 527nm, 10KHz, 1.8µs)
  • Coherent Chameleon (4 W, 680-1080nm, 80MHz, 140fs)
  • Coherent Mira OPO (800mW, 500-750nm, 80MHz, 200fs)
  • Spectra Physics MaiTai (2.5W, 650-1100nm, 80MHz, 100fs)
  • MPB Fiber Laser (1.5W, 592nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Millennia eV (10W, 532nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Tsunami (2W, 690-1000nm, 80MHz, 100fs)
  • Spectra Physics Millennia IIs (2W, 532nm, CW)
  • Fianium FemtoPower 1060 (10W, 1060nm, 80MHz, 4ps)
  • Coherent Cube (30mW, 372nm, CW)
  • Picoquant LDH (50mW, 405nm, Single shot to 40 MHZ, 40 ps)
  • Uniphase He-Ne Laser (4mW, 633nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Millennia Prime (10W, 532nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Tsunami (2W, 690-1000nm, 80MHz, 100fs)
  • Melles Griot 643 (250mW, 457-676nm, CW)
  • Pharos laser (3W/7W/10W, 257nm/515nm/1030nm, 1-600KHz, 230fs)
  • Spectra Physics MaiTai Deepsee (4W, 650-1100nm, 80MHz, 50-150fs)
  • Spectra Physics Spitfire Pro (4W, 800nm, 1KHz, 100fs)
  • Spectra Physics Empower (20W, 527nm, 1KHz, 100-300ns)
  • Spectra Physics Topas-C (x2) (1W, 200-2000nm, 1KHz, 200fs)
  • Research Electro-Optics Helium-Neon Laser (35mW, 633nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics MaiTai (4W, 650-1100nm, 80MHz, 50-150fs)
  • Spectra Physics Inspire (1.1W, 345-2500nm, 80MHz, 200fs)
  • Spectra Physics Opal (400mW, 1100-2000nm, 82MHz, 130fs)
  • Spectra Physics Millennia Prim (10W, 532nm, CW)
  • Spectra Physics Model 3900S (3.5W, 675-1100nm, CW)
  • OptoTech Diode Laser (75mW, 488nm, CW)
  • Melles Griot Diode Laser (5mW, 594.1nm, CW)

Lithography

  • Electron Beam Lithography (EBL/SEM-Raith 150)
  • Ion Beam Lithography (IBL, Raith IonLiNE)
  • Mask Aligner (Model 200-OAI)
  • Nanoimprint (NX-B200-Nanonex)

Thin film deposition

  • Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD, SKY Technology Development Co.)
  • CO-Sputter-/E-Beam Evaporation and Thermal Evaporation (AXXIS-Kurt J. Lesker )
  • Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD75, Kurt J. Lesker)

Etching

  • Reactive Ion Etching-Inductively Coupled Plasma System (RIE-ICP, 101iPH-Samco)

Solar cell characterisation

  • Solar Simulator (Newport)
  • Solar Cell Quantum Efficiency Measurement System(QEX10-PV measurements Inc)
  • Silicon Wafer Lifetime Tester (WCT-120-Sinton Instruments)

Biology characterisation

  • Andor Spinning Disk Confocal combined with Olympus IX71 Microscope
  • Cell Sorter (BD FACSAria III)
  • Microbiological Safety Cabinet (Aura 2000-Bioair Instruments)

General characterisation

  • Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM/EBL-Raith 150)
  • Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR-VERTEX 70 Burker)
  • Fluorescence Spectrometer (PerkinElmer LS 55)
  • UV/VIS/NIR Spectrometer (PerkinElmer Lambda 1050)
  • Ellipsometer ( M-2000-J. A. Woollam)
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM, NT-MDT)
  • Raman Spectroscopy (NT-MDT)
  • Scanning Near Field Optical Microscopy (SNOM, NT-MDT)
  • ThermoGravimetric Analyzer (TGA Q500, TA Instruments)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC Q1000, TA Instruments)
  • Potentiostat/Galvanostat (Autolab)
  • Nikon Super-Resolution Microscope (N-STORM-Nikon)
  • Eclipse Ti-S Inverted Microscope (Nikon(x3))
  • Four Point Probe (RM3000-Jandel)