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Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) System Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : TSST, Advanced PLD with in situ RHEED System
Installation Date : 10.12.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 05, Ground floor
Description : This is the Advanced Pulsed Laser Deposition systems with in situ RHEED are state-of-the-art, highly flexible PLD systems for thin film research at the atomic level, ideally suited and field proven for research on a large variety of materials including complex Oxides. The systems offer full flexibility in altering and investigating the essential parameters such as gas mixtures, process pressure, fluence, target-to-substrate distance and substrate temperature with the highest possible accuracy.

Important Features of the System:

  • Thin film growth of highest quality complex materials.
  • Single monolayer growth control with RHEED.
  • Down to 5.0x10-10 mbar base pressure.
  • Up to 1100°C growth temperature.
  • Up to 6 odd shaped targets for heterostructure growth.
  • Full manual to automated control, including growth. recipes and parameter logging.

Liquid Nitrogen Plant Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : Stirling Cryogenics B.V. ,StirLIN-1 Compact
Installation Date : 28.11.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 06, Ground floor
Description : Nitrogen is separated from compressed ambient air (consisting of 78% nitrogen) using adsorption desorption process. Subsequently, the nitrogen is condensed and stored as liquid in storage container under positive pressure.

Important Features of the System:

  • Capacity: 10 l/h at atmospheric pressure.
  • Purity: > 99%.
  • Liquid nitrogen storage capacity: 500litres.
  • Liquid nitrogen production start-up time: <20min .
  • Maintenance interval: twice a year.
  • Working gas : Helium.
  • Filling pressure : 22bar@50Hz.

Probe Sonicator System Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : SONICS, Vibra-Cell™
Installation Date : 17.09.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : This is 750 watt Ultrasonic Processors to safely process a wide range of organic and inorganic materials, from 250 microliters to 1 liter*. Typical applications include nanotechnology (producing nanoparticle materials and Graphene dispersions), cell lysing, sample preparation, homogenization, ChIP Assay, emulsification, disaggregation and deagglomeration, plus uses in the field of sonochemical processing.

Important Features of the System:

  • Energy and temperature set-point control.
  • Digital wattmeter.
  • Automatic tuning.
  • 10 hour process timer.
  • Independent On / Off pulser
  • Variable power output control

Gel Permeation Chromatographic System Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : Waters, Water Breeze QS HPLC System
Installation Date : 03.09.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : Gel Permeation Chromatography (GPC) is an analytical technique that separates dissolved macromolecules by size based on their elution from columns filled with a porous gel. Employing this technique, GPC can determine several important parameters of a polymer, which includes number average molecular weight, weight average molecular weight, Z weight average molecular weight.

Important Features of the System:

  • Dual detector: UV and refractive index (RI).
  • System is connected with a binary pump (Waters 1525 binary HPLC pump).
  • Different columns suitable for use of water and tetrahydrofuran as solvents.
  • Column heater temperature range: 30 to 85°C.
  • Separation of Molecular weight range: 10 kDa to 400 kDa.
  • Calibration can be done with polystyrene standards.

HPLC Prominence Binary System Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : SHIMADZU , Prominence Binary
Installation Date : 29.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : It consists of two high pressure pumps and has Rheodyne manual injector along with auto sampler. It can be connected to six different columns at a time and currently used for chiral compounds (reverse phase).

Important Features of the System:

  • It can hold up to 10mm ID columns.
  • The individual Pump flow rate: 0.001 ml to 10.0 ml with max.
  • Operating Pressure: 5500psi or 400 Kgf/cm2
  • Temperature regulation from below ambient 10 ̊C to 85 ̊C.
  • System concentration accuracy: ± 0.5% max.
  • Injection volume range-0.1µl to 100µl, Sample carryover-0.005% sampler cooler with Dehumidifying function 4°C to 40°C.
  • Injection volume precision- RSD 0.3%.

Modular Glove Box Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : Hind High Vacuum, Bangalore Customized Model
Installation Date : 28.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 03, Ground floor
Description : Danvec-HHV glovebox integrated with evaporator and spin coater is used for thin film growth, material deposition and sample annealing. Evaporator has thermal and organic evaporation sources for metal and organic material deposition.

DLS based Nano Particle and Protein characterization system Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : Anton Paar & Litesizer™ 500
Installation Date : 27.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : This instrument is for characterizing nano and micro particles in dispersions and solutions. It is used for the determination of particle size, zeta potential, and molecular mass by the method of dynamic light scattering (DLS) and Electrophoresis light scattering (ELS).
Important Features of the System:

  • Light source: Laser (40 mW), 658 nm.
  • Measurement angles: 15°, 90°, 175°.
  • Measuring range: 0.3 nm – 10 μm (particle diameter).
  • Temperature control range: 0oC-90oC (±0.1).
  • Range for molecular weight determination: ~ 500 Dalton to 2 x 107 Dalton or better.
  • Measuring range (Zeta potential): -600 to +600 mV.
  • Connected with autotitrator controllable by software for accessing of size, zeta potential as a function of pH (range 2-13).

Raman Microscope Gel Permeation Chromatographic system

Make & Model : RENISHAW, in Via Raman microscope
Installation Date : 22.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 310, 3rd floor
Description : The Raman Microscope is a laser-based microscopic device used to perform Raman spectroscopy. The term mole (molecular optics laser examination) is used to refer to the Raman-based microprobe.
Important Features of the System:

  • Analysis of samples with uneven, curved or rough surfaces.
  • Measurement of any form of sample like powder, liquid and thin film.
  • Measurements on minute traces of material as well as on large volumes.
  • Data can be recorded with resolution of ~ 0.5 cm-1.
  • Detailed chemical images and specific data from discrete points can be obtained.

Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit

Make & Model : BUCHI, Glass oven B-585 Kugelrohr
Installation Date : 21.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 411, 4th floor
Description : The instrument is suitable for the use of small volume of distillation, sublimation, freeze – drying or drying of small samples.
Important Features of the System:

  • Manifold capabilities: Sublimation, freeze-drying, distillation or drying.
  • Instrument fitted with clear glass oven.
  • Temperature regulation range: 40-300°C.
  • Fitted with a Buchi digital vacuum diaphragm pump: Maximum vacuum 1 mbar.
  • Distillation volume: max. 10-50ml.

Spectrofluorimeter (Modular System) Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit

Make & Model : HORIBA, Fluorolog-3
Installation Date : 09.08.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : This is a modular system with several accessories. It can be used for Steady state fluorescence and phosphorescence measurement with high sensitivity (~50 femtomolar fluorescein). And this can also be Upgradable for TCSPC and cryogenic measurement.
Important Features of the System:

  • Highly sensitive NIR detector for IR emitting samples.
  • Steady state polarizer for steady state anisotropy determination.
  • Kinetic measurements and 3D spectrum measurement.
  • Temperature dependent study (Peltier set up).
  • Flash lamp for long-living luminescence determinations.

Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) System Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit

Make & Model : Malvern Panalytical Limited, MICROCAL PEAQ-DSC
Installation Date : 11.07.19
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC) is a powerful analytical technique which characterizes the thermal stability of proteins and other biomolecule. DSC analysis allows rapid identification of conditions that deliver optimum stability. Using this technique, the melting temperature (Tm) and changes in enthalpy (ΔH) and heat capacity (ΔC) of thermally-induced structural transitions of molecules in solution are measured. This information provides valuable insights into factors that stabilize or destabilize proteins, nucleic acids, micellar complexes and other macromolecular systems.
Important Features of the System:

  • Direct and label-free measurement of bimolecular native-state stability in solution.
  • Sample quantity required: 0.01 mg/mL - 10 mg/mL (250 μL).
  • Temperature range: 2 to 130 °C.

Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) System Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) System

Make & Model : Malvern Panalytical Limited ,MICROCAL PEAQ-ITC.
Installation Date : 11.07.19
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : The Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC) technique is used in the study of molecular interactions. It can directly measure the heat released or absorbed during a binding event, and facilitates direct, label free and in-solution measurements of binding parameters like stoichiometry, binding constant, and changes in enthalpy and entropy through a single experiment. This system works with high sensitivity and requires low quantity of sample. It also has automated washing modules for cleaning of cell and syringe.
Important Features of the System:

  • Sample volume required: 280 μl.
  • Sensitivity: Minimum 10 μg protein can be detected.
  • Range of measured affinities (KD): 10-2 M to 10-9 M.
  • Cell material: hastelloy.
  • The analysis software supports many automated fitting models:
    • One Set of Sites.
    • Sequential Binding Sites.
    • One Set of Sites - SIM.
    • Two Sets of Sites.

Solar Simulator and QE system Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit

Make & Model : Enlitech, Taiwan QE-R
Installation Date : 04.07.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 410, 4th floor
Description : QE-R system comprises of Solar Simulator (SS-F5-3A) and Quantum Efficiency measuring unit. Class AAA Steady-State Solar is used to characterize solar cells.
Important Features of the System:

  • Illumination area: 50 mm x 50 mm, rectangle spot.
  • 300 W Xe lamp with optical reflector
  • Irradiance intensity: better than 1 sun, can achieve 1200 W/ m2 (maximum).
  • Light intensity from 0.02 sun to 1 sun and Adjustable in light intensity from 0% to 100%.

Quantum Efficiency Measurements can also be performed for getting information regarding Spectral Response and External Quantum Efficiency of solar cell.

Important Features of the System:
  • Spectral response can be performed from 300-1600nm wavelength range.
  • Reflector Reflectivity: >75% for full wavelength range.
  • Efficient working distance: >10 cm

Fast Performance Liquid Chromatography (FPLC) System Kugelrohr Short Path Distillation Unit

Make & Model : Wipro GE Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Akta Pure 25m
Installation Date : 02.07.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : The ÄKTA pure 25 M is a Fast Performance Liquid Chromatography system for automated purification of proteins, peptides, and nucleic acids from microgram to gram levels. Experiments based on various chromatographic techniques, viz., affinity chromatography, size exclusion chromatography (SEC, also known as gel filtration), ion exchange chromatography, hydrophobic interaction chromatography, and reversed phase chromatography (RPC) can be performed on this system for purification and analytical purposes. The FPLC unit is enclosed in a cold cabinet in the interest of temperature sensitive experiments.
Important Features of the System:

  • The number of inlets: 7 in pump A and 1 in pump B
  • Range of the flow rate: 0.001 to 25 ml/min
  • Max. pressure: 20 MPa.
  • Monitoring Wavelengths: Xe flash lamp detects at up to 3 wavelengths simultaneously, in the range of 190-700 nm.
  • Online pH Monitoring.
  • Conductivity monitoring range: 0.01 mS/cm - 999 mS/cm.
  • The column control device can switch the direction of flow in column and also bypass the column entirely.
  • Air sensors in the inlet and before the column can detect the presence of air in the mobile phase.

Water Purification System Water Purification System

Make & Model : Merck , Synergy UV Water Purification System
Installation Date : 20.06.19
Current Location : Room no. – 308, 3rd floor
Description : Pure water is one of the most essential requirements to a laboratory. In order to obtain ultrapure water for biological experiments, we have acquired the Synergy® UV Water Purification System, manufactured by Merck-Millipore. This system caters to our needs of ultrapure water with the resistivity value of 18.2 MΩ.cmat 25 °C.
Important Features of the System:

  • Product Water Instant Delivery Rate:> 1.5 L/min.
  • Product Water DNase: < 5 pg/mL.
  • Product Water Microorganisms: < 0.1 CFU/mL .
  • Product Water Pyrogens: < 0.001 EU/mL .
  • Product Water RNase: < 1 pg/mL.
  • Product Water Resistivity at 25 °C.
  • 18.2 MΩ·cm.
  • Product Water TOC < 5 ppb.

Spectrometer With TCSPC System Spectrometer With TCSPC System

Make & Model : Edinburgh Instrument , UK FLS1000 DD stm
Installation Date : 12.04.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 311, 3rd floor
Description : This Instrument (The FLS1000 Spectrometer) sets the standard in both steady state and time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy for both fundamental research and routine laboratory applications. Time Correlated Single-Photon Counting (TCSPC) is the method of choice for fluorescence lifetime measurements. The TCSPC technique outperforms all other techniques in sensitivity, dynamic range, data accuracy and precision.
Important Features of the System:

  • Mode of operation for Spectral / Phosphorescence Lifetime / Fluorescence Lifetime: Single Photon Counting / Time-Resolved Single Phone Counting (Multi Channel Scaling) / Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC).
  • Lifetime range: Milliseconds to hours / 10 ns – 50 s * / 5 ps - 50 µs *.
  • Sensitivity: >30,000:1** / N/A / N/A.
  • Spectral Range: 230 nm->1000 nm / 200 nm->1000 nm / Discrete wavelengths between 250 nm – 980 nm.
  • Pulse width: n/a / 1 µs -2 µs / from 60 ps.

Semi Automatic Wedge Bonder Spectrometer With TCSPC System

Make & Model : TPT Wire Bonder GmBh Germany, HB 10
Installation Date : 19.03.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 04, Ground floor
Description : This is a Bench Top Size Wire Bonder, ideal for laboratories, pilot and small scale production lines. One Bond Head for bonding in Ball/Wedge bonding mode. Only tool change necessary. It is operate with TFT touch screen and direct access and simple adjustment of all bond parameter.
Important Features of the System:

  • Bonding Method: Wedge-Wedge, Ball-Wedge, Ribbon- Bonding.
  • Gold wire diameter: 17-75µm (0,7 – 3").
  • Aluminum wire diameter : 17-75µm (0,7 – 3").
  • Ribbon size: max. 25 x 250 µm (1 x 9,8").
  • Bond time 0-20000 msec.
  • Temperature controller: up to 250 ̊C +/- 1 ̊C.

Digital Polarimeter Spectrometer With TCSPC System

Make & Model : RUDOLPH RESEARCH ANALYTICAL, Digital Polarimeter Autopol II
Installation Date : 10.01.2019
Current Location : Room no. – 215, 2nd floor
Description : A polarimeter is a scientific instrument used to measure the angle of rotation caused by passing polarized light through an optically active substance. The Rudolph Autopol II comes with two built-in wavelengths that are selectable via the touch screen: 589nm and 546nm.
Important Features of the System:

  • Measuring modes: Optical Rotation, Specific Rotation, Specific Rotation Plus Concentration, User Defined Scale, Sugar Degrees, °Z(ISS).
  • Resolution: 0.01° Arc Optical Rotation, 0.01% Concentration, 0.01 Specific Rotation.
  • Accuracy: 0.01° Arc Optical Rotation, 0.03°Z (ISS) Sugar Degrees.
  • Prism: Glen Thompson Calcite.
  • Measurable wavelengths: 365nm, 405nm, 436nm, 578nm, and 633nm wavelengths. (A total of 2-4 wavelengths may be ordered initially or as needed).
  • Measuring range: ± 89° Arc Optical Rotation, ± 999.99° Arc Specific Rotation, 0-99.9% Concentration.
  • User interface: touch screen.