Structural nanomechanics lab

Research Facility



Structural nanomechanics lab
Dalhousie University
Halifax
Nova Scotia (NS)

Nanomechanical characterization of materials using atomic force microscopy based techniques. Vibrational spectroscopy at nanometer resolution using tip enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

  • Astronomy and Physics
  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Engineering - Chemical, Nuclear, Other
  • Engineering - Civil, Structural
  • Engineering - Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Medical Sciences
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Aerospace and Satellites
  • Chemical Industries
  • Clean Technology
  • Defense and Security Industries
  • Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment
  • Manufacturing and Processing

Contacts



Laurent Kreplak
kreplak@dal.ca
9024948435
Professor

Equipment



Combined Atomic force and Raman microscope
Bruker and Horiba
Bioscope Catalyst

Multi-purpose instrument that allows nanoscale imaging, nano mechanical testing and Raman spectroscopy characterization at the same location of a thin, transparent sample. Other potential uses include, nanoscale manipulation and lithography, testing of molecules activity on a substrate in liquid.

  • 100 microns XY scanner
  • 22 microns Z-range
  • Peak Force Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping mode
  • Two lasers for Raman spectroscopy (532 and 660 nm)
  • Triple grating spectrophotometer with peltier cooled EMCCD detector
2009

Date submitted: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 12:47 PM
Date updated: Tue, Feb 28, 2017 12:48 PM

2018-04-09T04:42:27+00:00