Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM)
Visualization of surface morphology, Estimation of particle size and size distribution, basic elemental analysis
Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP-MS)
Heavy metal detection in various samples, detection of metals in the blood, etc.
Matrix Associated LASER desorption Ionization- Time of Flight (MALDI-TOF)
Proteomics research, Bio-marker discovery
Liquid Chromatography-Mass spectrometer (LC-MS)
Molecular weight information about each chromatographic peak
Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
Topographic imaging, Phase modulation, Magnetic domain, Tunnelling current
Single Crystal X-Ray Diffractometer (SCXRD)
Evaluation of crystal structure of compounds
X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD)
Crystallinity, crystal structure, and percent phase composition
Powder XRD, Thin Film XRD with variable tempreture (1100°C) small angle xray scattering
Transmission Electron Microscope (Model: Themis 300 G3)
Capable of Diffraction, Phase and Z contrast Imaging for structure determination down to atomic length scale and is equipped with EDS defectors for elemental analysis.
Nuclean Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
Structural elucidation of compounds
Live cell imagining, FRET assays, Expression analysis using fluorescent probes
Central Instrumentation Facility
The Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) has been established with an objective of providing sophisticated characterization services to the researchers within and outside IIT Gandhinagar. The CIF houses several high-end state-of-the-art instruments. It aims to provide a central facility consisting of the latest and advanced analytical Instruments to facilitate multidisciplinary research and to cater to the needs of academic research institutes, universities, and industries for high-end material characterization.
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