Facilities

Min Lab Facilities

Min Lab utilizes various types of advanced interfacial science instruments including Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA), Langmuir Trough/Langmuir-Blodgett Unit, and Surface Potential Apparatus (SPA) coupled with Imaging Chamber to investigate and understand interfacial problems and issues encountered in everyday life. In addition, Min Lab is fully equipped with facilities and resources to conduct polymer/particle synthesis, film fabrication, and cell and bacterial culture related research. The brand and model name of the instruments are given below. 

Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA 2000)

Fluorescence and Polarized Microscope (Nikon Eclipse LV100)

Langmuir Trough and Deposition Unit (KSV)

Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA 2000)

Fluorescence and Polarized Microscope (Nikon Eclipse LV100)

Langmuir Trough and Deposition Unit (KSV)

Plasma cleaner (Harrick Expanded PDC-001)

Multiparameter Meter (Orion™ 5-Star Plus pH/ORP/ISE/Cond/DO)

Slider Stainer Unit (Zeiss / Microm HMS/DS-50)

Plasma cleaner (Harrick Expanded PDC-001)

Multiparameter Meter (Orion™ 5-Star Plus pH/ORP/ISE/Cond/DO)

Slider Stainer Unit (Zeiss / Microm HMS/DS-50)

Water Filtration Unit (Direct-Q UV8)

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (Agilent 1100 Series)

Plate Reader (Tecan Infinite F200)

Water Filtration Unit (Direct-Q UV8)

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (Agilent 1100 Series)

Plate Reader (Tecan Infinite F200)

Ultracentrifuge (Beckman Coulter Allegra 6R Refrigerated)

Vacuum Oven (Thermo Precision Model 29)

Lab Oven (Thermo Precision Model 6540)

Ultracentrifuge (Beckman Coulter Allegra 6R Refrigerated)

Vacuum Oven (Thermo Precision Model 29)

Lab Oven (Thermo Precision Model 6540)

Double Stack Incubators (VWR Symphony Model 3078)

Biosafety Cabinet (Purifier® Logic® Class II)

Modular Incubator Chamber (Billups Rothenberg MIC-101)

Double Stack Incubators (VWR Symphony Model 3078)

Biosafety Cabinet (Purifier® Logic® Class II)

Modular Incubator Chamber (Billups Rothenberg MIC-101)

DeltaRange Microbalance (Mettler Toledo XP26)

Syringe pump (Chemyx Fusiontouch 200)

Syringe pump (Fisher Scientific 14-831)

DeltaRange Microbalance (Mettler Toledo XP26)

Syringe pump (Chemyx Fusiontouch 200)

Syringe pump (Fisher Scientific 14-831)

Ultrasonic Cleaner (Branson Model 3510)

Pulsing Vortex Mixer (VWR 12620-862)

Homogenizer (Kinematica Polytron PT 3100 )

Ultrasonic Cleaner (Branson Model 3510)

Pulsing Vortex Mixer (VWR 12620-862)

Homogenizer (Kinematica Polytron PT 3100)

Magnetic Stirring Hot Plate (IKA)

UV Lamp (UVP INC UVGL-58 )

Magnetic Stirring Hot Plate (IKA)

UV Lamp (UVP INC UVGL-58)



Facilities in Akron Functional Materials Center (AFMC)

http://www.uakron.edu/afmc/facilities/

Facilities in Institute of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering (IPSPE)

Microscopy Center: http://www.uakron.edu/ipspe/microscopy.dot
NMR Center: http://www.uakron.edu/ipspe/nmr.dot
Molecular Characterization Lab.: http://www.uakron.edu/ipspe/molecular-characterization-lab.dot

Equipment at the Sidney L. Olson Research Center

http://www.uakron.edu/afmc/facilities/http://www.uakron.edu/ipspe/equipment-polymer-engineering.dot