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Research facilities in the Department of Physics include:

  • Quantum Design ATL-160 helium liquefier
  • Dual-chamber molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system
  • Thermal and electron-beam thin-film deposition systems
  • FEI Quanta scanning electron microscope with energy-dispersive x-ray analysis and electron-beam lithography system
  • Karl Suss mask aligner
  • Quantum Design SQUID magnetometer
  • Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS)
  • Bruker single-crystal x-ray diffractometer
  • Jobin Yvon T64000 triple Raman spectrometer
  • Ultrafast time-resolved transient scattering microscope based on a femtosecond oscillator
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope
  • 72-core server with 512 GB of RAM

Faculty in Physics also make use of the UNF Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility (MSERF), an electron microscopy and materials characterization user facility. Visit our Equipment/Techniques for a list of available equipment.