Research Facilities

A custom-built multi-purpose cluster molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) and sputtering system, with in-situ masking and surface characterization.











A custom-built MBE system, with in-situ masking and surface characterization.












Low temperature scanning tunneling microscope (STM)











































Three High Vacuum deposition chambers (10^-7 Torr) with shadow masking and plasma oxidation.

Automated electronics for TMR and GMR studies (ac lock-in, ac bridge, etc.) .Transport measurements (dc or ac lock-in) at temperatures from 0.4-400 K, in magnetic fields up to 8 T.

West Bond wire bonder.












SEM system (Carl Zeiss Leo Supra 25) with E-beam lithography, STEM and EDAX.












Ion miller.