Access supported strategic equipment

Much of this equipment is available for other researchers to use. Please contact the organisation directly if you would like to enquire if the equipment is available and if so, how to get access to it. Please note that some items of equipment will not be available until the projects that are currently being supported on them are completed.

Equipment Institution Contact
Keysight N5247B PNA-X 10 MHz to 67 GHz network analyser with frequency converter units covering the frequency range from 10 MHz to 1.1 THz University of Birmingham Dr Alex Bystrov
9x3x3 Tesla vector magnet, optical access, highly stable (days) nanopositioning stages, magnetic field rotation with optimised optical excitation University of Sheffield Professor Maurice Skolnick
Confocal fluorescence microscope with associated TurboCocc correlator and driver software for fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS) and confocal backscattering dynamic light scattering (DLS) University of Glasgow Professor Klaas Wynne
Dilution refrigerator University of Oxford Dr Peter Leek
High energy, high repetition rate, ultra-short laser amplifier Heriot-Watt University Dr Daniele Faccio
100fs/1ps tuneable laser system. Millenia PRIME five mode locked pump laser, 3941-M1BB titanium sapphire tuneable laser University of Sheffield Professor Maurice Skolnick
Ambient pressure photoelectron spectroscopy (APPES) system Imperial College, London Dr David Payne
Corrected and monochromated dedicated scanning transmission electron microscope University of Leeds SuperSTEM
Versa XRM X-ray tomography system The University of Manchester Professor Philip Withers
Ultrafast laser source (oscillator, amplifier, 2 x OPA) University of East Anglia Professor Steve Meech
3D LS Spectrometer Pro for static (SLS) and dynamic (DLS) light scattering equipment University of Leeds Dr Johan Mattsson
Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID)-vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM) University of Leeds Dr Oscar Céspedes
Rapid scanning Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) with combined X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) / diffuse reflectance infra red spectroscopy (DRIFTS) accessory, service contract and gas handling system University College, London Professor Richard Catlow
Thin film and microfocus diffractometer University of Southampton Dr Andrew Hector
NanoTest Vantage nano-mechanical test facility University of Southampton Dr Tomas Polcar
Bespoke Liquid Phase X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) Instrument University of Nottingham Professor Peter Licence
High Power 200 GHz Pulsed / Continuous Wave (CW) Microwave Source for Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) Spectroscopy University of Warwick Professor Mark Newton
Critical Mass: Collective radiation-beam-plasma interactions at high intensities University of Strathclyde Professor Dino Jaroszynski
A new Raman instrument for polarized spectroscopy of biomacromolecular systems University of Warwick Professor Alison Rodger
Manufacturing R&D Facility: Electron Beam Epitaxy Imperial College London Dr Shelly Moram
Very low field 2.35 T solid state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) console and fast magic-angle spinning (MAS) NMR probe for the study of Paramagnetic Materials Systems University of Warwick Dr John V. Hanna
Large Area Scanning-Probe Nanofabrication Platform The University of Manchester Dr Lu Shin Wong
Neon Focussed-Ion-Beam Nanofabrication University College London Dr Paul Warburton
Sub-micron X-ray Computed Tomography Facility at Durham University - non-equipment part Durham University Dr Charles Augarde
Pulsed Magnetic Field Facility Oxford University Professor S Blundell
UHF-120 Polytec Ultra-High Frequency Laser Vibrometer Newcastle University Gallacher, Dr B J
Wafer Bonder at London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) (microelectronics, LCN) University College London Professor N Donaldson
Renewal and Development of the Leeds EPSRC Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Equipment Facility (LENNF) University of Leeds Professor RMD Brydson
South of England Analytical Electron Microscope [ATEM] Oxford University Professor Chris Grovenor
MilliKelvin Experiments Utilising Vector Magnetic Field University College London Professor Sir Michael Pepper
Laser System for Enhanced Antihydrogen Trapping and Spectroscopy University of Swansea Dr Niels Madsen
50g-Tonne 4m Diameter Civil Engineering Centrifuge: Centre for Energy & Infrastructure Ground Research University of Sheffield Professor Michael Hounslow
High-resolution scanning electron microscope (HRSEM) University of Bristol Professor Guy Orpen
The HIVE - (novel building materials research) University of Bath Dr Mike Lawrence
Integrated Thin Film Deposition and Analysis System University of Cambridge Professor Judith Driscol
Bruker Elexsys E580 X/Q-band pulsed electron spin resonance (ESR) spectrometer for advanced electron spin resonance Oxford University Dr Arzhang Ardavan
Center for Low Emission Vehicle Research (CLEVeR) University of Bath Professor JG Hawley
500MHz 13C-cryoprobe and NMR Spectrometer University of Bristol Dr Craig Butts
High resolution inkjet printing and bio-printing facility The University of Manchester Professor Brian Derby