W.M. Keck Center for Surface and Interface Imaging (Chem & Biochem)

COVID-19 updates: 

03/19/2020, The CBC RSS Facilities (Keck Imaging Center, NMR, X-Ray, EPR and LESSA) are open and available for use with precautionary measures. The CBC RSS Shops (machine, glass and electronics) are open and taking projects by email or phone contact only. Please email the manager of the area to find out access restrictions and available services.

Telephone: 
(520) 626-2591
Building: 
Chemical Sciences [44]
Room #: 
135
Facility contact person: 
Does this facility accept non-UA users?: 
Yes
About: 

The Keck Center for Surface and Interface Imaging is an interdisciplinary research facility. The Center's technical expertise and research equipment is designed to foster student training and research collaborations throughout the College of Science, complementing existing research strengths in the areas of nano-science and nanotechnology. The Center is housed on the first floor of the Chemical Sciences Building and is supervised by dedicated technical staff whose responsibilities include student training, instrument maintenance as well as experimental measurements. The Center is administered by the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and is open to all University of Arizona research groups.  Imaging Instrumentation available for use includes four scanning probe microscopes, a confocal microscope, a Total Internal Reflection (TIRF) microscope, a spinning-disk confocal microscope, and a scanning electron microscope with EDS and e-beam lithography capabilities.

Non-Imaging Instrumentation located in the Keck Center:  a custom built Potential Modulation Attenuated Total Reflectance spectrometer (PMATR) instrument for absorbance spectroscopy, spectroelectrochemical measurments, and potential modulated absorbance measurements on thin molecular films (less than a monolayer).  Inquire for details.

Auxillary Equipment located in Keck Center: Hummer Gold Sputtering System