Carter Research Group




Carter Research Group Facilities 

General Details: 

  • 2000 sq ft of experimental space within the Silvio O. Conte National Center for Polymer Research
  • 8 ft fume hoods, each equipped with the necessary equipment to perform polymer synthesis, and characterization.
  • All labs are equipped with standard equipment such as glassware, hot plates, stirrers, vacuum pumps, ovens, refrigerators, freezers, roto-evaporators, etc.
  • VAC Argon-atmosphere glove box 
  • Thin Film Preparation Facilities / Spin-coating stations
  • Click here for details on the UMass Nanoimprint Lithography Laboratory 

Specialty Equipment: 

  • Signatone Analytical probe station with microscope
  • Keithley 2602 Dual Source Meter
  • Personal Systems Microwave Synthesizer
  • Hewlett-Packard LCR (capacitance) Analyzers (3)
  • AST automated contact angle measurning tool
  • Thermo FT-IR with Grazing angle attachment (GATR)
  • TA Instruments PhotoDSC
  • OAI High intensity UV Flood Exposure System 500W/365nm
  • Maxtek Custom-built quartz crystal microbalance (5MHz)
  • Waters HPLC and SEC Chromotography equipment
  • Brinkman Auto-Titration System