Giri Group Facilities

The Giri Group is equipped with a wide range of instruments for studying and controlling various crystallization processes. Below is a list of main instruments commonly used in our research:

1. Optical Microscopy


Zeiss Scope A.1 Optical Microscope

  • 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x lenses
  • Polarized light source and lens
  • Axiocam 503 Color for image capture
  • Photron FASTCAM Mini AX50 C4 High Speed Camera
  • Captures microscope images at 4000 FPS can capture up to 540,000 FPS at reduced resolutions


2. Environmentally Controlled Glovebox


LC-1 Glovebox with RGP-1 Glovebox Processing Chamber

  • Vapor Deposition Coating Machine with thickness control
  • ProgrammableSpin Coater
  • Oven
  • Laminar Flow Fan
  • Electrical Testing Chamber


3. Surface Area and Porosity Analysis


Micrometrics ASAP2020 Surface Area and Porosity Analyzer

  • High-quality surface area, porosity, chemisorption and physisorption isotherm data
  • Configured for Nitrogen physisorption


4. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy


Perkin Elmer Frontier MIR/NIR (Picture is obtained from the Bressler Lab at the University of Alberta, Canada.)

  • 14700-350 1/cm
  • ATR Module
  • MCT detector
  • Spectrum Software Suite


5. 3D Printing


  • 3D Printer
  • 3 Axis Control
  • Heated Stage


6. Additional Equipment

  • High Speed Centrifuge
  • Two precision synthesis ovens and one vacuum oven
  • Teflon Lined Parr Vessels
  • Flow/Spray Coating Devices
  • Sonicators
  • Keithley 2400 Sourcemeter
  • Spin Coater