The majority of the IMSE user facilities are located in the basement of Rudolph Hall (Earth and Planetary Sciences), including a 14,000 net sq ft facility opened in Fall 2013 which includes a nanofabrication facility and a materials characterization facility. These facilities are available for use by researchers both inside and outside the university. Please email the relevant point of contact regarding user fees, training, and scheduling:

  • Electron Microscopes (TEM, STEM, or SEM)Dr. Huafang Li or Dr. Tyrone Daulton
  • X-Ray/Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS), Thermo Mechanical Analyzer (TMA)Dr. Huafang Li
  • Quantum Design Physical Properties Measurement System (PPMS), X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD), Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), Dicing SawDr. Tyrone Daulton
  • Micro– and Nanofabrication FacilityDr. Rahul Gupta

Suggested IMSE acknowledgment for publications: “The authors acknowledge financial support from Washington University in St. Louis and the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering for the use of instruments and staff assistance.” 

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