OptoElectronic Materials Laboratory

The University of Utah Department of Physics & Astronomy would like to offer the following services to any department that has a need for them.

Services available from the OptoElectronic Materials Laboratory

    • Scanning Electron Microscopy
      • Imaging with paper or electronic output; backscatter & SE detectors; 10 nm resolution
      • Elemental analysis via EDX, size limit about 2 cubic microns; detection limit about 0.5%; all elements down to carbon in atomic weight.
      • Electron beam lithography; feature sizes less than 100 nm.
    • Thin film deposition
      • dc & rf sputtering, thermal evaporation & e-gun
      • Metals, organics & inorganics
    • Thermal annealing
      • Vacuum, inert & reactive atmospheres
    • Single crystal growth
      • Czochralski & Bridgman melt growth, physical vapor deposition.
      • Organics (acenes, thiophene oligomers, etc.), alkali halides & cyanides, LiH, metals
    • Sawing & polishing
  • Video microscopy with digital output. .jpg & .tif images of devices & bugs.
  • Polymer synthesis
    • PPV, DOOPPV, PPP, PANi, & a wide range of other conjugated, conductive polymers
  • Chalcogenide glass synthesis
    • Arsenic sulfide & selenide, ternaries with copper & silver. Germanium arsenic selenide (AMTIR), Germanium antimony telluride.
  • Laue x-ray orientation of single crystals. Crystal cutting on specific planes.
  • Consulting for graduate students on a wide range of materials issues
  • Editing of scientific writing.
  • FTIR - 20 wave numbers to 1 micron.
  • CARY – 200 nm to 2.5 microns
  • Low oxygen glove box with balance; spin coater, thermal evaporation & sputtering.

For details contact

• Matt DeLong
329 JFB
801-581-7462
801-580-7246

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