The University Instrumentation Center is a University-wide core facility dedicated to the advancement of the research and academic missions of UNH and the surrounding research community. The UIC is open and available to all faculty, staff, and students as well as non-UNH academic entities, government, and industrial customers.
Our instruments are not only used in academic and research labs on campus. We also provide demonstrations for science students from area high schools. We can even perform live demonstrations directly into your classroom using our remote connection capabilities.
UNH has recently received a NSF Major Research Instrumentation award for a new Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM). The unit will be housed at the University Instrumentation Center (UIC) in the basement of Parsons Hall. The grant is a result of a collaborative proposal developed by investigators from Mechanical Engineering, Earth Sciences, Materials Science, and the UIC. Expect to hear more about this in February 2014.
Zeiss/LEO 922 Omega Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
The transmission electron microscope is a unique and powerful microscope. It can magnify images from 80X to 1,000,000X. This microscope has accelerating voltages from 120 to 200 KV. The resolution line is 0.12 nm.