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1. Closing of booking of characterization and fabrication facilities:

In view of the prevailing situation arising out of Corona Virus (COVID-19), the Nanoscale Research Facility(NRF) is closed till 31st July 2020. Kindly do not book any characterization and fabrication facility till further announcement.


2.In sputtering Deposition Zinc and Nickel are not allowed. >New

3. For AGM maximum four samples are allowed per slot. User can book 1 hour slot for AGM at a time.

4. Before booking any slot please read the announcements carefully.

5. Penalty for absence -15 days; time before cancellation of booking -24 hrs.

6. The maximum no. of samples for one run will be four for AFM, PL/Raman, UV-Vis Spectro. and XRD systems.

7. Time Slots:

• AFM & AFM-2: 10:00 AM-12:00 noon & 02:00 PM-04:00 PM, Monday to Friday and also please specify the mode while booking.

• XRD: 02:00 PM – 05:30 PM Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

• Tabletop SEM & EDX: 3:00 PM- 6:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday only.

• UV-Vis Spectrophotometer: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM, Monday to Thursday. Only one type of measurement like reflectance or transmittance or absorbance is allowed in a single slot.

• PL: 02:00- 04:00 PM Slot, Monday, Tuesday and Friday.During online booking of an instrument,it is important to book one slot at a time otherwise you will not allow to do the measurements, in case of urgent requirements please contact the head TA.

• Raman: 02:00- 05:00 PM Slot, Wednesday, Thursday and 10:00 AM- 1:00 P.M Slot on Wednesday.

• Number of active bookings per user for PL/Raman: 2 (1 Raman and 1 PL).

8. For PL-Raman, XRD, UV-Vis and SEM & EDX Slot Booking is allowed for 1 hr per user only.

9. For AFM-2 sample size should be smaller than 1.5cm

10. The samples for SEM-EDX should be in powder form or in the form of film. The dimensions of the film should not exceed 1*1 cm2. Maximum four samples are allowed at the time of measurement and the size of the samples (powder sample excluded) should be kept so that all the samples are mounted on the sample holder at once. No gold coating is required prior to mounting the samples for measurement.

11. Bring fresh CD for collection of results.

12. For Tabletop SEM authorization mail to

13. Only authorized clean room users are allowed to enter clean room area.

14.Before CAFM booking , please contact to Dr. J P Singh regarding sample details (3rd floor ,Physics department).

15. DLS will be available to users twice a week ( Tuesdays and Thursdays) from 2:00 p.m to 5:00 PM on both days . The duration of each slot will be for one hour. Users are requested to disperse their samples in appropriate dispersants and also provide information of the refractive index, viscosity, Dielectric constant etc.

16.For FTIR- User can book on Wednesday & Friday between 3-5 pm and can book only one slot in a week for half an hour.

17.User are advice to make the Second Booking when first one is completed otherwise booking cancel.

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