NANOTECHNOLOGY LAB

carlos.monton@utsa.edu

(210) 458 6564

The University of Texas at San Antonio. 
1 Circle UTSA. 
San Antonio, TX 78249.
USA

©2016 by C. Monton Research Lab.

 

Facilities

The equipment listed below is available at the Nanotechnology lab.

VersaLab Quantum design (3 Tesla, Cryogen-free Physical Property Measurement System)
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
- Electro-magnetic transport (ETO option)
- Horizontal sample rotator
- Magnetometry (VSM option)
- Temperature range: 50K to 400K
- Magnetic Field: up to 3T
Two 600E Potentiostat/Galvanostat Chi Instruments
ELECTROCHEMISTRY
- General purpose electrochemical measurements
- Kinetic measurements
- Electroanalysis
- Fundamental research
- Electrodeposition
- Home made electrochemical deposition cell
Thermal Vacuum Evaporator MTI Corporation
THIN FILM DEPOSITION
- Physical deposition of metals and organic materials
- High Vacuum (1x10-5 Torr)
- Gases
Lindberg/Blue Tube Furnaces Fisher Scientific
THERMAL TREATMENT
- 1200 °C
- Noble Gases 
- Vacuum 10E-5 Torr
Homemade Electrochemical Cells
ELECTROCHEMICAL ANODIZATION
- Temperature range -9 C to RT
- Three Power Sources (200 V- 13 A)
- Three Home Made cells (anodization area: up to 1-inch  diameter)
- Homemade cell for electropolishing process
- Labview controlled processes
 
Wet Chemistry Laboratory
POROUS MEMBRANE MANIPULATION AND POLYMER SYNTHESIS
- Fume Hood
- Spin Coater Laurell WS-650-8-23NPPB 
- Hot plates
- Gases (Ar, N2, H2, etc.)
- Solvent, Base or Acid-based processing
- Coating, Etching, Developing, Rinsing-Drying and Cleaning
- Ultrasonic bath
- Precision Balance
- Milli Q DI water system
 
Desks, Computers, and More
STUDENT'S PLACE
Currently, we have room to accommodate six students, including desks and computers. Since our group is rapidly expanding we are going to increase our capacities to host more experts soon.