Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS)

► VersaLab Opix by Quantum Design

Options:
• Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM)
• First Order Reversal Curves (FORC) measurements
• AC Susceptibility (ACMS II)
• DC Resistivity
• Electrical Transport
• Horizontal Sample Rotator
• Heat Capacity
• Thermal Transport
• Optical multi-function probe with Raman & luminescence spectroscopy system

Specifications: 
• Field Range: ±3 Tesla
• Temperature Range: 50K-1000K

Magneto-optical Magnetometer

Lab-built

Components:
• 1-Tesla, C-frame dipole electromagnet (GMW 5403)
 • Two true bipolar power supplies (BOP 20-20ML)
• Digital Teslameter (DTM 133)
• Miniature Hall Probe (MPT 132)
• Photoelastic Modulator System (Hinds Instruments PEM 100)
• Two Lock-in Amplifiers (Hinds Instruments Signaloc 2100)
• Various laser sources, photodiode detectors, polarizers, lenses, and beam splitters (Thorlabs)

Others

• Room-temperature Hall-effect measurement system (MMR Technologies) 

• 500 kHz lock-in amplifier (SRS SR860)

• DSP Gaussmeter with axial and transverse probes (LakeShore 475)

• Transformer input preamplifier (SRS SR554)

• Quad 350 MHz preamplifier (SRS SR445A)

• Analytical balance (OHAUS AX224/E)


Access within the Naval Academy to:

• +20 3D printers (FDM, SLA, and SLS manufacturing methods)
• Scanning Electron Microscope
•  X-Ray Diffractometer
• Optical Microscope
• Wire Bonder