Accessible facilities for user

Equipment booking for sample analysis

The facilities are available for the users from academia and industry at a nominal charge.

For access, please fill out this form and email to

Please read carefully our terms and conditions.

These facilities have been created with partial financial assistance from the Department of Science and Technology under the initiative on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

High-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM)

JEOL 3010 with Gatan 794 CCD camera

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Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM)

Thermo scientific Verios G4 HC

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Confocal Raman Microscopy

CRM-Alpha 300 S

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X–ray photoelectron spectrophotometry

X–ray photoelectron spectrophotometry

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Inductively Coupled Plasma mass spectrometry (ICP MS)

Perkin Elmer NexION 300X

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Isothermal titration calorimeter (ITC)

GE Microcal ITC 200

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Dynamic light scattering (DLS) particle size and zeta potential (ZP) analyzer

Malvern Zetasizer Nano ZSP

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Samples along with a filled-in Analysis Request Form (download here) should be submitted to:

HSB 148, DST Unit on Nanoscience (DSTUNS) Lab
Department of Chemistry
IIT Madras
Chennai 600 036

(Email is the fastest way to reach us; however, DO NOT email Prof. T. Pradeep directly on these issues)