Our research group has many state-of-the-art scientific instruments and a few home-built integrated systems or experimental apparatuses. If you are interested in using one of our facilities or have other general inquiries, please contact Prof. Steven Chuang. To learn details about each facility, click on the links below the corresponding photos.
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College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering also offers shared research facilities, including SEM, TEM, NMR, GPC, DSC, TGA, etc. Check the list of the college facilities at http://www.uakron.edu/cpspe/research-centers-facilities/.
Spectroscopy & Chromatography
Shimadzu µEDX 1300 Energy Dispersive Micro XRF Spectrometer
Pfeiffer Vacuum ThermoStar™ GSD 320 Mass Spectrometry
Pfeiffer Vacuum OmniStar™ GSD 301 Mass Spectrometry
Hitachi U-3900 Research Grade UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
SRI Instruments 8610C Gas Chromatograph
Electrochemistry & Photochemistry
Solartron 1470E/1455E Cell Test System (Electrochemical Workstation)
Newport Oriel Sol3A Class AAA Solar Simulators
Materials Characterization and Processing
Micromeritics ASAP 2020 Surface Analyzer (w/ Chemisorption)
Brookfield DV-I Prime Digital Viscometer with Water Batch
HED International TC-71LC Tape Casting System
Carver 4122 Bench Top Hydrulic Press with Pellets Dies
Universal Laser Systems VLS230 Laser Cutter