Facilities

Laboratory for Magnetism and magnetic materials

# Inst. Name Specification Make Contact Image
1 Atomic Force Microscope and/or Magnetic Force Microscope
  • Model: Nano-Observer AFM from Concept Scientific Instrument, France.
  • Modes: Contact and Non-contact modes.
  • Magnetic Field: in-plane magnetic field upto 0.15 T can be applied.
  • Scan Area: ~ 100 µm × 100 µm
  • Resolution: depends on the probe radius.
  • Operating Temperature: Room Temperature.
sbedanta@niser.ac.in
2 Ferromagnetic resonance set-up
  • Model: FMR set-up procured from NanoOsc.
  • Frequency range 2 to 17 GHz and magnetic field 1.5 kOe.
sbedanta@niser.ac.in
3 Low temperature Magnetoresistance set-up

·         Model: Closed cycle cryostat from Oxford, UK.

·         Temperature 1.7 to 300 K.

·         Field up to 7 Tesla.

Transport and magnetotransport measurements are presently incorporated with Keuthley nanovoltmeter

sbedanta@niser.ac.in
4 Quantum Design Evercool SQUID-VSM
  • Temperature range: 1.8 K – 400 K
  • Magnetic field range -70 kOe to +70 kOe
  • AC susceptibility specifications:
  • AC frequency range 0.1 Hz to 1 kHz
  • AC amplitude1 (peak) 0.1 Oe to 10 Oe
  • Ultra-low field specifications:
  • Field uniformity ±0.05 Gauss
  • Target field range -5 Gauss to +5 Gauss
sbedanta@niser.ac.in
5 Vacuum Chamber for Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD)

Chamber: 1” size substrates. Provision for mounting smaller size substrates. Accommodate 6 numbers of 1” dia targets. Resistive heater with maximum temperature 850 °C.

Evico Magnetics, Germany (microscope part: Zeiss)

sbedanta@niser.ac.in
6 Spin coater

Milman thin films systems Pvt. Ltd

sbedanta@niser.ac.in
7 Ultrasonic cleaner

Max 60 mins, upto 80°C heating

TAKASHI, Japan

sbedanta@niser.ac.in
8 Magneto-optic Kerr microscope:

Magnetic domain imaging and domain wall movement along with M-H curve for longitudinal, transverse, and polar geometry

Evico Magnetics GmbH, Germany

sbedanta@niser.ac.in
9 DC/RF magnetron sputtering system:

It has 3 RF and 2 DC sputtering target along with 4 pocket e-beam and two port thermal boat facilities. One DC Nanogen sputtering for direct nano-particle synthesis. The base pressure is ~1x10-10 mbar. This system is dedicated for oxide and magnetic materials deposition

Mantis Deposition Ltd. UK

sbedanta@niser.ac.in

Thin Film Laboratory

# Inst. Name Specification Make Contact Image
1 Modular Thin Film deposition system

It is a small UHV chamber with base pressure of ~5x10-7 mbar with 4 pocket e-beam and two port thermal boat facilities. This system is dedicated for metal deposition.

Mantis Deposition Ltd. UK

pratap.sahoo@niser.ac.in

Non-Linear optics Laboratory

# Inst. Name Make Contact Image
1 High power femtosecond fiber laser for studying ultrafast nonlinearity

Fiannium lasers Ltd., UK

ritwick.das@niser.ac.in
2 High-power continuous-wave fiber laser for studying nonlinear optical interactions

IPG Photonics, USA

ritwick.das@niser.ac.in
3 Lifetime measurement facility using up-conversion based femtosecond-optically-gated (FOG)

IOPB facility @ NISER lab: CDP Russia

ritwick.das@niser.ac.in

Ultra Cold Atom Laboratory

# Inst. Name Make Contact Image
1 High power tunable frequency doubled diode laser @480 nm

TOPTICA-SHG110

a.mohapatra@niser.ac.in
2 External cavity diode lasers @780 nm (3 units)

TOPTICA-DL100, Dl Pro.

a.mohapatra@niser.ac.in

Common Experimental Facilities

# Inst. Name Make Contact Image
1 X-ray Diffractometer

(Open for external users)

External user fee chart

Rigaku Smartlab X-Ray diffractometer

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
2 PECVD

MTI corporation

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
3 Reactive Ion Etching (RIE)

Parallel plate plasma etcher for H. Fillunger & Co.

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
4 Photolithography and Mask aligner cl_sps@niser.ac.in
5 Spin coater cl_sps@niser.ac.in
6 Optical Microscopy

Inspection microscope

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
7 Wire bonder cl_sps@niser.ac.in
8 Electroluminescence cl_sps@niser.ac.in
9 Photoluminescence

(Open for external users)

External user fee chart

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
10 Two Zone Vaccum Furnace

Lenton, UK

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
11 Glove Box

Braun, German

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
12 Muffle Furnace

Nabertherm, Germany

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
13 Magneto-optic Kerr effect magnetometer (MOKE) in longitudinal and transverse geometry

(Open for external users)

External user fee chart

Hinds Instruments, USA

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
14 Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy (FESEM)

(Open for external users)

External user fee chart

Carl Zeiss NTS Ltd, UK

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
15 Laboratory press for making pellets using SS die

Techno search instruments

cl_sps@niser.ac.in
16 Ball milling

Retsch, Germany

cl_sps@niser.ac.in

Ajaya Kumar Nayak Lab Facilities

# Inst. Name Specification Make Contact Image
1 Arc-melt Furnace Water cooled single Arc vacuum furnace for melting metals and metal alloys up to 20 gm samples in partial inert gas atmosphere.

Edmund Buehler

ajaya@niser.ac.in
2 PPMS (EverCool II) Cryogen free system for measurement of physical properties, such as, ac susceptibility, heat capacity, electrical transport, thermal transport as a function of temperature (2-400 K) and magnetic field up to 9 T.

Quantum Design

ajaya@niser.ac.in

HPC Facilities

# Inst. Name Specification Make Contact Photo
1 Dell precision tower 7910
Processor: Dual Intel Xeon, E5-2699 v4, 2 x 22 core , 55 MB Cache                                   
Memory: Quad channel Memory 4x16 GB, 2400 MHz DDR4 ECC memory.

Dell

victor@niser.ac.in
2 HPC facility (RL514)

Intel Xeon 1088 cores 30 TFLOPs  HPC 

OEM: Supermicro
Vendor: Netweb
jbhattacharjee@niser.ac.in

Experimental High Energy Physics Lab (Heavy-Ion and Dark Matter)

# Inst. Name Specification Make Contact Photo
1 Liquid scintillator detectors
  1. Dia: 2", height: 2"
  2. Neutron gamma pulse shape discrimination
  3. Fast neutron detection

Eljen Technology Pvt. Ltd

vkashyap@niser.ac.in, bedanga@niser.ac.in
2 Neutron source
  1. Encapsulated Am-Be source
  2. Activity: 1 mCi
  3. Lead bricks, polyethylene and borated polyethylene sheets for shielding
  4. Used in research related to neutron detectors for rare event experiments

Eckert-Ziegler

vkashyap@niser.ac.in, bedanga@niser.ac.in
3 VME digitizer based data acquisition system with DPP-PSD and DPP-PHA firmware
  1. V1730 digitizer
  2. 16 channel
  3. 500 MS/s sampling rate
  4. Used in research related to neutron detectors for rare event experiments

CAEN

vkashyap@niser.ac.in, bedanga@niser.ac.in
4 5 channel gas mixing system
  1. Mixture gases – Freon, isobutane, SF6, argon and CO2.
  2. Finely tunable mixing ratios depending on flow rate
  3. The system can supply gas to 8 detectors simultaneously with a maximum flow rate of 50 sccm per channel
  4. Output pressure control
  5. Used for research in advanced gaseous detectors like Resistive Plate Chamber (RPC), Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) etc.

Excel Gas and Equipments Pvt. Ltd

vkashyap@niser.ac.in, bedanga@niser.ac.in
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