The instrumentation facility allows for development of novel instrumentation for laboratory and field-based spectroscopic measurements, medical devices, and other custom laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
- Machine Shop: vertical mill and lathe, Sherline miniature vertical/horizontal mill and lathe for precision machining of small parts, metals bandsaw, miniature precision drill press and large shop drill press; all standard bits, cutting tools, and accessories for metalwork
- Electronics Development and Fabrication: electronics assembly bench with ESD protection and monitoring, Pace ST-65 and PRC soldering workstations, Eagle schematic and board layout software package, PCB assembly (incl. surface-mount) capability, electronics test and repair lab (voltmeters, 200 MHz and 1 GHz oscilliscopes, function generators, SMT reflow-oven, and vacuum pickup tool
- Materials Processing and Research (tube and muffle furnaces, spin-coating system, evaporative coating system
- Software: Solidworks 2013 with Simulation, LabView Developers Suite, Optica3 optical design package