Research Facilities


Nanoindenter Hysitron TI Premier

-Normal Load Range: 70 nN to 10 mN
-Normal Displacement Range: 2 A to 5 μm

-Maximum Load: 100 μN

Integrated In Situ SPM Imaging
-Performed with same probe as mechanical characterization
-Imaging Force: <70 nN

Indentation probes
-Berkovich 142.3o, 100 nm tip radius
-Conical, 60o, 5mm tip radius

-Magnification: 10X
-Top-Down Configuration

Typical sample size
-0.5 to 5 cm witdh
-0.1 to 5 cm height               

Applications: Polymers, Metals, Nanostructures, Alloys, Thin Films