Facilities



Lunar and Martian Dust Particle Analyzer

Dimension 3100 Atomic Force Microscope

Nikon Labophot Optical Microscope

Microtrac ® Particle Size Analyzer

Low Pressure Electrodynamic Screen Test Chamber

Dust Deposition Chamber

Power Coating Depostion System

TSI Model 3475 Condensation Monodisperse Aerosol Generator

VCA Optima Contact Angle Measurement System

Potentiostat/Galvanostat Model 283 (Princeton Applied Research)

ESPART Analyzer

Spinning Disk Aerosol Generator

Throat cast and lung model for powder deposition analysis

Respiratory Drug Delivery Testing Chamber

Glass Bead Lung Model

Lung model


Electrochemical and Energy Research Laboratory: PEM Electrolyzer, Potentiostat / Galvanostat (Model 283, Princeton Applied Research ), Lock-in-Amplifier (Model 5210, Princeton Applied Research), and 3-electrode flat cell (Princeton Applied Research) complete with temperature controller for biodegradation testing. Quartz Crystal Microbalance. Photovoltaic cells.
 
Electrostatic Engineering Laboratory
: triboelectric charging devices, high voltage supplies, powder coating booth, computer-controlled deposition systems, electrometers, microbalance, and standard laboratory instruments.
 
Powder analysis laboratories
: Electrical-single Particle Aerodynamic Relaxation Time (E-SPART) analyzer for measuring size and charge distributions of powder and MicrotracÓ Particle Size Distribution analyzer, Image Analysis Laboratory, Electro-Optic Laboratory. Pharmaceutical Powder Laboratory, Powder Processing Laboratory, Experimental Facilities for studying Particle Dynamics and Process Automation, Microencapsulation Process Simulation, Flow Visualization and Modeling, Aerosol Generation and Characterization, Dry Powder Inhaler and Lung Dynamics, and Space Research and Life Science studies related to planetary dust deposition on space probe and life support equipment.
 
Surface Modification Laboratory: Plasma reactor for treatment of polymer powders as well as films, Dimension 3100 SPM Atomic Force Microscope, VCA Optima system for contact angle analysis, IR Spectroscopy.