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Kaiser 4060 - Nano Systems Laboratory

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  • Optoelectronics Research Lab (Chrostowski)
  • Student office space (Cheung, Chrostowski, Walus)

What equipment we have at UBC for Photonics, Nano-fabrication, Design:

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Equipment

AFM Nanosurf Easy Scan 2

*** Reservations & Billing ***

The Nanosurf EasyScan2 AFM/STM is a modular Atomic Force /Scanning Tunneling Microscope system, capable of performing nanometer-scale measurements in air. The AFM module can be used with both solid and liquid samples.

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If you wish to become a user of this equipment, or even if you just want to make one-time use of it, please contact a superuser to set up an appointment.

Critical Point Dryer

Tousimis CPD 815 Series B, System: Used to dry MEMS samples, to eliminate the problem of stiction.

Tousimis PDF manual

Berkeley Manual

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High Performance Computing Cluster

This HPC cluster is intended for numerical simulation and modeling projects. The cluster consists of 20 Dell PowerEdge 1950 servers with two 2.66GHz quad core Xeon processors, and between 8 and 16GB of RAM each. There are an additional 12 IBM x346 servers with 3.2GHz Pentium4 HT processors, and 4GB of RAM each.

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Accessing ECE files:
this will mount your ECE files on to the cluster (on schroedinger only):
mkdir GROUP
sudo mount -t cifs //fs6/lukasc GROUP -o uid=lukasc -o user=lukasc

Microdrop Inkjet Micropatterning System

Compared to other patterning techniques, inkjet printing provides a very versatile and low cost microfabrication capability that has attracted significant research and industrial interest. Inkjet technology can be used to pattern a variety of liquids including polymers, proteins, and various solvents.

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The inkjet system manual is available HERE.

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Vector Network Analyzer

Agilent E8361A vector network analyzer (up to 67 GHz) is a member of the PNA Series network analyzer platform and provides the combination of speed and precision for the demanding needs of today's high frequency, high-performance component test requirements.

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Support Phone #: Call Center 1-877-894-4414

Sales Rep: Steve Hall steve_hall@agilent.com

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980 nm DFB Laser

980 nm DFB Laser, used for pumping EDFA.

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purchased from HJProfessional

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Agilent DSO6034A 300MHz Oscilloscope

Features

    Frequency Range/ Bandwith 300 MHz
    Max. Vertical Sensitivity 5 V/div
    Min. Vertical Sensitivity 2 mV/div
    Number of Channels 4 CH
    Other Features USB, GPIB, LAN output - xGA Color 256 lev. intensity
    Record Length 1 Mpts - optional 2 or 8 Mpts
    Sample Rate 2 GSa/s
    Type (D/A) Digital
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Centellax UA1L65VM 200kHz-65GHz High Power Amplifier Module

http://www.centellax.com/products/microwave/modules/UA1L65VM.shtml

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EDFA - Avanex
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EDFA - Oprel
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May be malfunctioning.

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Edmund Optics, USB2 CMOS Camera

http://www.edmundoptics.com/onlinecatalog/displayproduct.cfm?productid=2...

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Pat McKenna at EO, tech support on getting it to work on the Mac: pmckenna@edmundoptics.com

Use imageJ, with TWAIN package (incl. Morena framework).

EO camera is TWAIN compatible, and should allow live-view and changing exposure.

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F20-UVX Thin-Film Measurement System
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GPIB Interface (ICS):

Manufacturer: ICS Electronics
Model:488-USB

Description: USB to GPIB Controller Module to add a GPIB Controller to any PC with an USB port. Use with Windows 98, Me, 2K, 2003 Server, XP and Vista 32-bit operating systems.

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GPIB Keithley USB

Model KUSB-488A IEEE-488.2 USB-to-GPIB Interface Adapter for USB port with built-in 2m (6.6 ft) cable
Part Number: KUSB-488A

Keithley info: http://www.keithley.com/products/ieee488/?mn=KUSB-488A

Driver: http://www.keithley.com/data?asset=50944
Manual: http://www.keithley.com/data?asset=1651

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GPIB-ENET

2 GPIB-ENET devices. National Instruments.

addresses:
- lcgpib1.ece.ubc.ca
- lcgpib2.ece.ubc.ca

NI web page: http://www.ni.com/support/gpib/gpib2.htm

Assigning IP address (Requires old version of Windows 2000): http://www.ni.com/support/gpib/enetnt/enet02.htm

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How to install Printer on Windows in 4060

1. Find the ip address of the printer for example for the LaserJet 1320n you can us the ping command in command prompt and you will get: 137.82.251.163

2. Download and unzip the driver for LaserJet 1320n from:

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HP 33120A 15Mhz Function / Arbitrary Waveform Generator

The 33120A function generator has a proven legacy, 15 MHz bandwidth, arbitrary waveforms & modulation capability. DDS technology provides precise adjustment and frequency stability.

HP 8168F Tunable Laser Source
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ILX 5910B Temperature Controller
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IPG Photonics EAU-2 2 WATT Laser EDFA

High-power EDFA

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Keithley 2602 - Source-Measure system

Specs and Manual: http://www.keithley.com/products/currentvoltage/?mn=2602
Hard Copy Manual Available.

Reference manual: http://www.keithley.com/data?asset=50895

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Laser Diode Controler LDC501

http://www.thinksrs.com/downloads/PDFs/Manuals/LDC501m.pdf

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Lock-in Amplifier SR810
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micro drive ESA-CSA

The specs and manual are at:
ftp://download.newport.com/MotionControl/Archive/Motion%20Controllers/ES...

The value displayed is the voltage.
To see the position versus voltage curve see the link above.

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MicronViewer 7290A-E
MicronViewer 7290A-E

The MicronViewer 7290A-E is a near infrared video fixed-mount camera with CCIR 50 Hz video, filter slide and C-mount lens compatibility with spectral response from 0.4 to 1.9 µm. Simple controls and compact size make the 7290 easy to integrate in your lab or inspection apparatus.

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MicronViewer 7290A-E
Motorized Linear Slide
Motorized Linear Slide

http://www.zaber.com/products/product_detail.php?detail=T-LSR150B

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Motorized Linear Slide
New Focus 45GHz optical detector (950-1650 nm)

FC/APC optical connector, internal battery, 2.4 mm electrical connector

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Newport 1830-C Optical Power Meter
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Optical Power Meter - Agilent 8163A

Specs & Manual: http://www.home.agilent.com/USeng/nav/-536900333.536883111/pd.html

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Optical Spectrum Analyzer - ANDO AQ6315A

Wavelenth Range: 350 nm - 1750 nm

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Optical Spectrum Analyzer - ANDO AQ6317B

Wavelenth Range: 600 nm - 1750 nm
Resolution: Upto .01nm (wavelength dependent)

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Oriel Cornerstone 260 1/4m Monochromatator

http://www.newport.com/Oriel-Cornerstone-260-14-m-Monochromator/375108/1...

Configuration:
2 gratings: (intended wavelength range 600 to 3000 nm)
- 1200 L/mm, 750nm blaze, 260i 450-1400 nm (where efficiency > 20%)
- 600 L/mm, 2.7 um blaze (from about 1000nm to 3000nm), SP1000-4847
- 74064

Long-pass IR filter, 57910

Accessories:

Lock-in amplifier, SR814.

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Detectors:
- future: perhaps PbS Newport 70341 or 70343 (more expensive)

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Photodetector - Discovery Semiconductors DSC50

DSC50-73-FC/UPC-K-1

5+ GHz bandwidth, InGaAs PIN, 62.5 um core multi-mode fiber, female type K connector. Responsivity > 0.65 A/W. For 850-1550 nm.

http://www.chipsat.com/products/photodiodes/description.php

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RF Cables, Adapters

Connector Types

  • V: for 65 GHz - Precision 2.4 mm / 1.85 mm
    The 1.85 connector is often called the "V connector".
  • K: for 40 GHz - Precision 2.92 mm
    Air dielectric
  • 3.5 mm - 26.5 GHz
    Air dielectric
  • SMA (and Precision SMA) - 24 GHz
    PTFE dielectric

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RF Spectrum Analyzer - HP 70000 Modular (70900 LO)
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RSoft LaserMod

LaserMOD V2.2

LaserMOD is an integrated software package for the design and simulation of semiconductor lasers and active photonic
structures. The current version can accomodate Fabry-Perot (F-P) edge emitters and vertical cavity surface emitting
lasers (VCSEL), while distributed feedback lasers (DFB), external cavity lasers, quantum wire/dot lasers, photonic

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Signal Generator - Agilent 83732B 10MHz-20GHz

Specs & Manual: http://www.home.agilent.com/USeng/nav/-536900187.536880772/pd.html

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TekPower 3645A DC Power Supply 0-36V / 0-3A

Features

    LCD display with backlight
    Numerical keypad with direct input and rotary knob adjustment
    Constant voltage & constant current mode
    Low output ripple & noise
    Output on/off
    Multifunction menu
    Maximum output voltage/power limitation
    High program resolution
    Over temperature/over current/over power protection
    10 parameters storage

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Tektronix AWG2040 Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Features

    1.024 GS/sec Clock Rate Provides up to 500 MHz Waveforms
    1 MB Record Length (4 MB with Opt. 01)
    8-Bit (1/256) Vertical Resolution
    Direct Waveform Transfers from DSO
    Optional 8-Bit Digital Pattern Generator
    Built-in 1.4 MB PC-compatible 3.5 in. Floppy Disk for Storage and Transfer
    FFT Editor (Opt. 09) Allows Editing in the Frequency Domain

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Temperature Controlled VCSEL holder

Temperature Controlled VCSEL holder: Newport 700C-9-5.6

http://www.newport.com/file_store/PDFs/tempPDFs/e2843_TEC-Controlled-TO-...

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Temperature Controlled VCSEL holder from Thorlabs
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Temperature Controller - Newport 3040

PI Controller
Max Current: 4A
Max Voltage: 8V
Three Units Available.

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TREK 603 High-Voltage Power Amplifier / Piezo Driver

The Trek Model 603 is a DC-stable, Power Amplifier/Piezo Driver designed to provide precise control of output voltages in the ranges of 0 to ±125 V, 0 to -250 V, or 0 to +250 V DC or peak AC. The output current capability is 0 to ±40 mA DC or 0 to ±80 mA peak AC for all voltage ranges. The Model 603 features an all solid-state design for high slew rate, wide bandwidth, and low-noise operation.

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Tunable Laser - HP 8164A, 1456nm - 1583nm
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u2t 50 GHz high speed optical detector (1480-1620 nm)

DC electrical coupling, voltage supply of 2.8 V, Responsivity of 0.5 A/W, V female electrical connector, FC/PC optical fiber.

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