Table of contents

Experiment

Instrument

  • Aberration-Corrected (Scanning) Transmission electron microscope [AC-(S)TEM]

      • Electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS)

      • Energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS)

      • Differential phase contrast (DPC)

      • In-situ experiments

        • Heating / electric biasing / liquid cell / nanomanipulator

  • Scanning electron microscope (SEM)

        • Tutorial video (private link)
  • Cathodoluminescence (CL)

  • Atomic force microscope (AFM) / Magnetic force microscope (MFM) / Kelvin probe force microscope (KPFM)

  • Raman/Photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy

  • Thermal evaporator with cryo stage

  • Electron-beam evaporator

  • Wire bonder

  • Liquid-helium cooled probe station

  • Thermogravimetry (TGA) / Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

        • Tutorial video (private link)
  • Glovebox

  • UV/Ozone cleaner

        • Tutorial video (private link)

Techniques

  • Chemical vapor deposition (CVD)

      • Graphene

      • Transitional metal dichalcogenide (TMD)

      • hBN

  • Chemical vapor transport (CVT)

      • Ampoule sealing

  • 2D materials transfer

      • Wet (PMMA) transfer

      • Dry/stage transfer

          • PC/PPC/PCL/PDMS

      • Electrochemical transfer (bubble transfer)

  • Materials surface cleaning methods

      • Acetone vapor

      • Vacuum annealing

      • Oxygen/Hydrogen + Ar annealing

      • Laser

      • UV/Ozone cleaning

Simulations/computations

Electron microscope image and diffraction simulation

First-principles calculation and spectrum simulations

Beam physics simulation

Finite Element Analysis

Crystal structure construction/visualization and electron diffraction

Shared Facilities at Yale

West Campus

  • ACEM Core

      • State-of-the-art aberration corrected STEM (model TBA)

  • Materials Characterization Core

      • ThermoFisher Helios G4 UX DualBeam FIB

      • X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

      • Hitachi SU8230 UHR Cold Field Emission (CFE) SEM

      • X-ray Diffraction (XRD)

      • Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS)

      • Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) System

      • MBruan-EcoVap Thermal Evaporator

      • Wire bonder

  • Imaging Core

      • Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopes

      • WideField Fluorescence Microscopes

      • Asylum Research Cypher ES (AFM)

  • Cleanroom at West Campus

      • UHV Electron Beam Evaporator

      • Reactive Ion Etcher (RIE)

Main Campus