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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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  • 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