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Following equipment are available in our lab (temporarily located in Genesis B building during Jet Hall renovation):

  • Analytical and top-loading balances
  • Basis and standard facilities for colloidal science and polymer research
  • Centrifuge
  • Discovery Hybrid HR-3 Rheometer (TA Instruments) with dielectric spectroscopy
  • Drying oven
  • DSC Q2000 (TA Instruments)
  • Electrospinning
  • Explosion-proof refrigerator
  • Freeze-dryer
  • Fume hoods
  • Glove box
  • Impedance Spectroscopy
  • Optical microscopy
  • Overhead mixer
  • pH/conductivity meter
  • Rotary evaporator
  • Spin coater
  • Tensile tester (Shimadzu AGS-X)
  • Vacuum oven
  • Ultrasonic mixer
  • Ultrasonication bath


In addition, SMaRT group has access to facilities in other labs, such as optical/fluorescence microscopy, Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), X-ray Diffraction, FT-IR, UV-Vis, BET surface area measurement, Zeta-potential, GC, and HPLC.

Confocal microscopy, atomic force microscopy (AFM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) in the Microscopic Imaging Core Suit (MICS) at the Core University Research Resources Laboratory can also be used by all NMSU affiliates.