Instruments Database

Name Description Facility
10X Chromium iX Single cell transcriptomics and multiome capability with featured barcode technology Epigenetics Facility
3D Lithography System The Nanoscribe Photonic Professional 3D Lithography System is an easy-to-operate table-top laser lithography system that enables the fabrication of true three-dimensional nanostructures using commercially available photoresists Nanofabrication Facility
3D Optical Profiler The Bruker Contour GT-I is a fully automated and programmable optical interferometric microscope that can be used to measure and map surface features in 3D. Nanofabrication Facility
Agilent Seahorse XFe24 Analyzer The cutting-edge Agilent Seahorse XFe24 Analyzer is capable of measuring the oxygen consumption rate (OCR) and extracellular acidification rate (ECAR) of live cells in a multi-well plate to interrogate key cellular functions such as mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis. Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility
Aria Fusion Cell Sorter Four lasers (11 colors) advanced cell sorter with bioprotection Epigenetics Facility
Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) The Bruker Dimension FastScan AFM provides high speed topographic imaging without loss of resolution or force control. Nanofabrication Facility
Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) System The Ultratech Fiji G2 system is a load-locked ALD system capable of both thermal and plasma-enhanced depositions of various dielectric and metallic films Nanofabrication Facility
Balance Beam Rodent motor function assessment Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
Bio-AFM Our novel Bio-AFM setup employs Bruker JPK atomic force and Andor Dragonfly confocal fluorescence systems in tandem to produce powerful analyses of biological samples. Surface Science Facility
Biomark HD Automated, high-performance PCR system allowing nanoliter reaction volume with exquisite single-cell sensitivity and consistent results Epigenetics Facility
Bioruptor Pico Sonication System All-in-one shearing system for DNA, RNA, and chromatin shearing Epigenetics Facility
Bitplane Imaris Bitplane Imaris is a world’s leading interactive 3/4D image visualization and analysis software. The Full Spectrum package includes two full collections of Imaris image analysis and visualization modules as well as deconvolution software AutoQuant and 3D alignment and reconstruction tool Voloom. Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility
Bruker Autoflex Speed TOF/TOF Features a number of options, including linear mode, high-resolution reflectron mode, LIFT technology to enable the use of various MS/MS techniques and fully automated plate management for label-free high throughput screening. MALDI-TOF MS Imaging Facility;Mass Spectrometry Facility
Bruker AVANCE III HD 600 MHz NMR Spectrometer Equipped with an Oxford Actively Shielded 14.1 Tesla standard bore magnet, 5-mm triple resonance inverse TCI CryoProbe and room temperature solution state probeheads, a PHOENIX 1.6-mm HXY solid-state probe, refrigerated 24-sample SampleCase, and TopSpin 3.5 software. Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility
Bruker AVANCE III HD 700 MHz NMR Spectrometer Equipped with Bruker UltraShield 16.4 Tesla standard bore magnet, 5-mm quadruple resonance inverse QCI-F CryoProbe and room temperature probeheads, refrigerated 5×96-well plates SampleJet, BSNL liquid nitrogen liquefier, and TopSpin 3.5 software. Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility
Bruker AVANCE III HD 800 MHz NMR Spectrometer Equipped with Bruker Ascend UltraShield Plus 18.8 Tesla standard bore magnet, 5-mm triple resonance inverse TCI CryoProbe and room temperatureprobeheads, refrigerated 24-sample SampleCase, BSNL liquid nitrogen liquefier, and TopSpin 3.5 software. Biomolecular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Facility
Bruker maXis-II ETD ESI-qTOF Equipped with Dionex Ultimate-3000 LC system; combines latest hardware innovations in TOF technology with unique software packages that deliver sub-ppm mass accuracy and up to 80,000 mass resolution. Mass Spectrometry Facility
Bruker Multimode 8 Atomic Force Microscope The Bruker MultiMode 8 AFM provides nano-meter surface topography imaging and pico-Newtown surface force measurement in both air and liquids. Nanoscience Initiative;Surface Science Facility
C1 Single-Cell Autoprep System Automated single-cell preparation for mRNA sequencing, DNA sequencing, epigenetics or miRNA expression. Epigenetics Facility
Coherent Mira Hp-f V18 High Power Titanium: Sapphire Tunable Ultrafast Femtosecond Laser Photonics Facility
Complex Running Wheel Variation from the standard running wheels to explore behavioral and learning deficits Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
Curing Ovens Two ultra-stable Blue M Ovens for soft and hard baking of photoresists Nanofabrication Facility
DC/RF Sputter Deposition System The AJA Orion Sputtering System is a load-locked sputtering system capable of depositing metal and dielectric films over a substrate up to 6 inches in diameter. Nanofabrication Facility
Dicing Saw The Disco DAD3220 is a single spindle dicing saw, capable of handling work-pieces up to a maximum of 6” square or 6” in diameter. Nanofabrication Facility
E-beam & Thermal Evaporation System The AJA Orion 8E Evaporator System is capable of both electron beam (e-beam) and thermal evaporation. Nanofabrication Facility
Electron Beam Lithography System - 100 KeV The Elionix ELS-G100 is a high speed, ultra high precision thermal field emission electron-beam lithography system. Nanofabrication Facility
Electron Beam Lithography System - 50 KeV The 50 KeV Elionix is a high speed lithography system optimized for large area and high speed pattern writing. Nanofabrication Facility
Ellipsometer The Woollam V-VASE is a Variable Angle Spectroscopic Ellipsometer capable of automated thin-film characterization, high-precision angle, and a wide spectral range (240 nm to 2500 nm). Nanofabrication Facility
Ethovision XT video tracking system for automatically recording animal activity and movement Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
FEI Helios Nanolab 660 FIB-SEM Imaging Facility
FEI Tecnai G2 Spirit Twin TEM Imaging Facility
FEI Titan Halo 80-300 TEM Imaging Facility
FEI Titan Themis 200 TEM Imaging Facility
FEI Vitrobot IV Cryo-EM sample preparation Imaging Facility
Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM) The FEI Nova NanoSEM™ is a high resolution scanning electron microscope intended for sample characterization. Nanofabrication Facility
Fischione M1070 NanoClean plasma cleaning and glow discharge Imaging Facility
FLS1000 Photoluminescence Spectrometer Photonics Facility
Furnace Stack The Tystar Mini Tytan Furnace Stack contains two atmospheric pressure that are used to process batches of up to 25 6-inch or 4-inch wafers. Nanofabrication Facility
Horiba Scientific Ihr550 Imaging Spectrometer Photonics Facility
Hotplate Tower The Air Control Microvoid Hot Plate tower is a vented tower that holds several dedicated hotplates for pre and post baking photoresists. Nanofabrication Facility
HTX M5 Matrix Sprayer Fine crystal and heated matrix sprayer for MALDI imaging MALDI-TOF MS Imaging Facility
Inductively Coupled Plasma Etch – Chlorine Based (ICP Cl) The Oxford PlasmaPro System 100 Cobra is a load-locked high plasma density system which can accommodate pieces to wafers up to 6” in diameter. Nanofabrication Facility
Inductively Coupled Plasma Etch – Fluorine Based (ICP Fl) The Oxford PlasmaPro System 100 Cobra is a load-locked high plasma density system which can accommodate pieces to wafers up to 6” in diameter.  Nanofabrication Facility
Inspection Microscopes The system of Nikon Eclipse Inspection Microscopes has a 6”x6” stage and is configured with bright-field, dark-field, and simple polarizing objectives. Nanofabrication Facility
J.a. Woollam Ir-vase Ellipsometer Photonics Facility
Leica Aperio CS2 Slide Scanner Automatic pathology slide scanner MALDI-TOF MS Imaging Facility
Leica EM ACE600 Coater Au or Pt thin film sputter coating and C thin film thermal evaporation Imaging Facility
Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X The TCS SP8 STED 3X, the newest generation of STED (Stimulated Emission Depletion) microscopy by Leica Microsystems, provides super-resolution imaging in all dimensions. Imaging Facility
LPCVD Furnace Stack The Tystar Mini Tytan Furnace Stack contains two low pressure tubes that are used to process batches of up to 25 6-inch or 4-inch wafers. Nanofabrication Facility
Mask Aligner The EVG620 Mask Aligner is equipped with high-resolution top and/or bottom side microscopes for single or double-side photolithography. Nanofabrication Facility
MassARRAY System with Epityper DNA Methylation Analysis A non-fluorescent detection platform utilizing mass spectrometry to accurately measure DNA methylation Epigenetics Facility
Mazes and Foot Shock Chambers Apparatus include the open field arena, elevated plus maze, Porsolt forced swim test cylinder, T-maze, and programmable foot shock chamber Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
NanoDrop One DNA, RNA, protein quantification with improved accuracy and early contaminant detection Epigenetics Facility
Nkt Photonics Supercontinuum System Photonics Facility
Organics/Oxides E-beam Evaporator The AJA Organic evaporator is a combination ebeam and thermal evaporator. The ebeam evaporator in the tool is primarily used to evaporate oxides and magnetic materials. The thermal evaporators are used to evaporate low melting point materials, such as organic semiconductors. Nanofabrication Facility
Partek Flow Start-to-finish software analysis solution for next generation sequencing data applications Epigenetics Facility
PHI nanoTOF Mass Spectrometer PHI’s patented triple focusing time-of-flight (TRIFT) secondary ion mass spectrometer provides superior sensitivity and the unique ability to image highly topographic surfaces. Surface Science Facility
PHI Versaprobe II X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscope The core technology of the VersaProbe II is PHI’s patented, monochromatic, micro-focused, scanning x-ray source which provides excellent large area and superior micro-area spectroscopy performance. Surface Science Facility
PipetMAX Automated liquid handling with qPCR set-up assistance Epigenetics Facility
PippinHT High throughput size selection for next-generation sequencing Epigenetics Facility
Plasma Asher The PVA Tepla IoN 40 is a plasma processing system configured for etch, strip, clean and surface treatment of wafers. Nanofabrication Facility
Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition System (PECVD) The Oxford PlasmaPro System 100 PECVD is load-locked tool, capable of depositing silicon oxide, silicon nitride, amorphous silicon, and other films. Nanofabrication Facility
Prizmatix Optogenetics Toolkit Stand-alone optogenetics pulser and LED system  Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
Probe Station The probe station is equipped with two Keithley 2400 Source Meters, a Keithley 6485 picoammeter, and a Keithley 2000 Diginal Multimeter. Nanofabrication Facility
QuantStudio 7 Flex Real-time qPCR system Quantitative PCR applications with additional dyes, formats, and automation options ***Discounted rate for special reagents, including SYBR Green MasterMix, Taqman MasterMix, cDNA synthesis kits, PCR plates etc. Epigenetics Facility
Qubit 3.0 Fluorometer Sensitive nuclei acid quantification for next-generation sequencing Epigenetics Facility
Rapid Thermal Anneal (RTA) The Allwin21 AccuThermo AW610 is a rapid thermal processing (RTP) system, which uses high intensity visible radiation to heat single wafers for short process periods of time at precisely controlled temperatures. Nanofabrication Facility
Reactive Ion Etch (RIE) The Oxford PlasmaPro NPG80 RIE is an open-load medium plasma density system configured for fluorine-based etch chemistries. Nanofabrication Facility
RNAscope Cutting-edge in situ hybridization (ISH) technology to visualize, localize and quantify RNA molecular expression Epigenetics Facility
Rotarod Rodent motor function assessment Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
SCiLS MALDI Imaging Analysis Workstation MALDI imaging analysis software MALDI-TOF MS Imaging Facility
Spin Coater – E-Beam Resists The Brewer Science Cee Stand-Alone Spin Coater/hotplate is dedicated for the spinning of electron beam resists. Nanofabrication Facility
Spin Coater – Photoresist and Other Two additional Brewer Science Cee Spin Coaters are dedicated for photoresist processing and other non-standard materials Nanofabrication Facility
Spin Rinse Dryer The spin rinse dryer offers a fast way to clean and dry wafers in patches up to 25 wafers at a time. Nanofabrication Facility
Sputter Coater Sputter coating uses ionized argon to vaporize gold atoms from a target and deposit them in a thin layer onto a sample. Nanofabrication Facility
Stylus Profiler The Bruker Dektak-XT is a semi-automated stylus profiler that can be used to measure step height with better than 5 Å repeatability, surface roughness, as well as 3D surface mapping. Nanofabrication Facility
Tape Mounter The Ultron UH114 mounts wafers to dicing tape and a metal frame to be used with the Disco Dicing Saw. Nanofabrication Facility
Tapestation 4200 Gold standard for sample quality control for next-generation sequencing Epigenetics Facility
Thermal Evaporation System The AJA Orion 3-TH Evaporator System is a thermal evaporation system, configured with 3 thermal evaporation sources. Nanofabrication Facility
Thermo Scientific Quattro ESEM Environmental scanning electron microscope (ESEM) for the study of materials in their natural state. Imaging Facility
Thin Film Analyzer The Filmetrics F20 is used to measure the thickness and optical constants (n and k) of transparent and semi-transparent thin films. Nanofabrication Facility
Treadmill Rodent motor function assessment Rodent Behavioral Analysis Suite
UV Ozone Cleaner The SAMCO UV-2 is a compact, benchtop, UV-ozone cleaning system that will not damage delicate electronic devices. Nanofabrication Facility
Vapor Hydrofluoric Acid Etcher The SPTS Primaxx Vapor HF Etcher is used primarily for isotropic etching of all types of SiO2 and offers a safer alternative to liquid- HF processes. Nanofabrication Facility
Wire Bonder The West Bond Wire Bonder is a semi-automatic wire bonder that can accommodate both wedge and ball bonding to interconnect aluminum or gold wire leads to devices. Nanofabrication Facility
WITec Confocal Raman Microscope alpha300R Imaging Facility
Xenon Difluoride Etcher The SPTS Xactix E1 Xenon Difluoride Etcher can be used to isotropically etch Si, Ge, and Mo films. Nanofabrication Facility
Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan Fast Live Cell The Zeiss LSM 880 Airyscan Fast Live Cell is a unique confocal that provides high resolution, sensitivity and speed that enables gentle live cell imaging with super resolution. Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility
Zeiss LSM 880 NLO Two Photon The state of the art Zeiss LSM 880 NLO upright two photon confocal microscope is equipped with tunable Spectra Physics Mai Tai HP DeepSee laser (690-1040 nm) in addition to 6 visible spectrum laser lines (405, 458, 488, 514, 561, 633nm). Live Imaging and Bioenergetics Facility
Name Description Facility