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Currently AIRF houses the following major instruments/ Facilities:

1.    Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) - JEOL 2100F

2.    Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) - Zeiss EVO40

3.    Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (GCMS) - Shimadzu QP-2010 Plus with Thermal Desorption System TD 20 

4.    Laser Confocal Microscope with Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS) - Olympus FluoView™ FV1000 with FLIP, FRAP, FRET, FLIM and FCS (PicoQuant)

5.    Time Resolved Fluorescence Spectrometer (TRFS) - Edinburgh FL920 Fluorescence Life Time Spectrometer

6.    Flow Cytometer and Cell Sorter - Dako (now Beckman Coulter) MoFlo™ Cytomation  (Modular Flow Cytometer)

7.    Circular Dichroism (CD) Spectrometer with Stop Flow - Applied PhotoPhysics Chirascan 

8.    FT-IR/ Raman Spectrometer with Microscope - Varian 7000 FTIR, Varian FT-Raman and Varian 600 UMA

9.    Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (WDXRF) Spectrometer - Bruker S4 PIONEER

10.  Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXRF) Spectrometer - PANalytical Epsilon 5

11.  X-ray Diffraction (XRD) System for Powder/ Thin Films with low temperature attachment - PANalytical X'pert PRO 

  1. X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) for Macromolecules & Protein Crystallography - Bruker AXS MicrostarTM
  1. Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Spectrometer and Potentiostat Galvanostat - Autolab ESPRIT 

14.  Capillary Electrophoresis System - Agilent 3D

15.  Liquid Nitrogen Plant - Stirling StirLIN-1 Compact

16.  500 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectrometer with solid state attachment (CP-MAS) - Bruker Avance III

17.  Mass Spectrometry Laboratory:
      i.   LCMS - Waters SYNAPT G2 with 2D nano ACQUITY System
     ii.   MALDI MS - ABI Sciex 5800 TOF/ TOF System with LC-MALDI

18.  Live Imaging Laboratory:

                                      i.        Nikon Real Time Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Model A1R with motorized inverted microscope having Live Cell and Spectral Imaging – Model Ti-E

                                     ii.        Nikon Fully Motorized Laser Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence (TIRF) Microscope – Model Ti-E

                                    iii.        Nikon Integrated Live Cell Imaging Set-up – Model Biostation IM-Q

                                    iv.        Nikon Trinocular Research Microscope (anti-fungus type) for bright field, phase contrast, DIC, polarizing and digital camera attachment – Model 80i

19.  Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS):
Closed Cycle based Cryogen free system – Cryogenics Limited, USA

20.  Femtosecond Laser Laboratory: Femtosecond Laser Source (MaiTaiHP, Spectra Physics) with Fluorescence Up-conversion Spectrometer (FOG100-DX, CDP); Jointly funded by JNU & DST (funds given to School of Physical Sciences)

21.  Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Spectrometer Bruker Model EMX MicroX

22.  FESEM with FIB and EBL Tescan Model LYRA 3 XMU

23.  Combined Confocal Raman- AFM System WITec Model alpha 300


                         Supporting basic instruments/ Facilities at AIRF:


24.  XRD Protein Crystallization Laboratory -  Mosquito (TTP Labtech) &  MICROLAB STARLET (Hamilton Robotics)

25.  TEM & SEM Sample Preparation Laboratory - Leica EM UC 6 Ultramicrotome & Nikon Trinocular Microscope (anti fungus type) with digital camera system – Model E200

26.  Inverted Research Fluorescence Microscope - OLYMPUS IX71

27.  Two Sample Preparation Laboratories with some Basic Facilties

28.  Manual Hydraulic Press for FTIR - Spectrachrom Instruments CAP-15T

29.  Semi Automatic 40Ton Hydraulic Press for XRF sample preparation - Insmart Systems INSMART XRF 40

30.  Muffle Furnace (1400 0C working temperature; size: 200x200x300 mm) - International Scientific Instruments Co.

31.  Mixed Signal Oscilloscope 2 + 16 CH 350 MHZ - Agilent Technologies Ltd MS07032A

32.  Critical point Dryer - Quorum Technologies K850X

33.  Turbo Freeze Dryer with liquid nitrogen fed cold stage - Quorum Technologies K775X

34.  Schrödinger Simulation Software



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