Kalpakkam Node

Kalpakkam Node (KN) provides comprehensive characterization and synthesis facilities such as Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-SEM), Focused Ion-Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM) Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS), Glancing Incidence X-ray Diffraction (GIXRD), 15T Magnetoresistance setup, Infrared float zone single crystal furnace, High Energy Ball Milling, Ball indentation, Small punch creep, NMR, SQUID Magnetometer, Raman spectrometer, e-Beam evaporation system, RF Sputter deposition system etc. Advanced computational facilities are also available. Apart from these, advanced physical, chemical and engineering facilities at IGCAR can also be used under Collaborative Research Scheme.

Kalpakkam Node of UGC-DAE CSR provides access to advanced facilities of IGCAR in the following research areas:

Microscopy
Crystal Growth
Magnetism
Atomic Diffusion
Semiconductor Physics
Thin films, Advanced functional materials, Polymers, nanomaterials etc.
Ion beam studies.
Spectroscopy