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Research laboratories

Research laboratories

Research laboratories have been equipped with state-of-art equipments. The cost of the first phase was about SR 35 million. The equipments include: advanced electron microscopes and basic advanced facilities necessary to carry out nanotechnology advanced scientific researches.
The cost of equipments for the second and third phase is expected to reach SR 50 million.
  
King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology contains four types of laboratories:
  
1. Laboratories of manufacturing of materials and nano-devices:
  
These laboratories contain a cleanroom which is used for manufacturing parts of the developed nano-devices, and which will have major research applications. In addition, nano-particles, nano-tubes, and nano-fibers, will be used in water desalination and other researches at the institute, will be manufactured.
  
2. Laboratories of studying and specifying the properties of nano-materials:
  
Includes the latest laboratory equipments used for measurement and specifying the properties of nano-materials. The importance of this laboratory lies in high quality imaging of nano-particles, nano-tubes and nano-fibers prepared in the institute.
  
3. Nano-biotechnology laboratories:
  
These laboratories include equipments for the preparation and measuring the properties of nano-materials and nano-systems used for biological, pharmaceutical and medical applications.
  
4. Simulation and design laboratories:
  
These laboratories include latest advanced computers and software to design and simulate nano-systems, nano-materials and their interactions.
  
These are some of the devices of King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology:​

Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM)

Auto Fine Sample Coater

BET Surface Area Analyzer

Controlled Atmosphere Glove Box

Cross Section Polisher

Focused Ion Beam System

Freezer Dryer

Ft-Ir Spectrophotometer

High Pressure Autoclave

Ion Slicer

Micro Raman Spectroscopy system

Particle Size Analyzer

Pulsed Laser Deposition System

Refrigerated Centrifuge

Scanning Electron Microscope

Spine Coater

Thermogravimetry Differential Thermal Analysis System

Transmission Electron Microscope

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Water Purification System

X-Ray Diffractometer

 
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