Shared Instrumentation Facility (SIF)

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Mines’ Shared Instrumentation Facility (SIF) provides centralized access to world-class scientific equipment and engineering instruments on the Colorado School of Mines campus. Our Shared Instrumentation Facility contributes to our commitment to education and innovation in a range of academic and industry environments. Our shared facilities may be utilized for research or training purposes and are accessible to Mines faculty and students and to external academic researchers and industry partners.

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To download a printable PDF of all SIF instruments click here:  SIF Instrumentation PDF

To view the instruments by location click here: SIF Instrumentation by Location

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3mm Disc Cutter

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3mm Foil Punch

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4-Probe Probe / Electrical Probe Station

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ABM UV Mask Aligner

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AJA Sputtering System

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AJA UHV Multi-Technique Deposition System

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Angstrom Thermal Evaporator

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Asylum MFP-3D Scanning Probe Microscope

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AutoGlow 200 Reactive Ion Etcher

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Cameca Leap 4000X SI

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Cleanroom and Lab Access Courses

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Complimentary Equipment and Fixtures

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Cressington Carbon Sputter Coater

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Digital Instruments AFM

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DR-6000 Hach

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DSI Gleeble 3500-GTC

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Electromechanical Load Frames

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Fatigue Machines

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FEI Helios Nanolab 600I FIB/SEM

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FEI Quanta 600I Environmental SEM

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FEI Tecnai T12

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Fischione Automatic Twin-Jet Electropolisher

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FTIR Spectrometer/Ellipsometer

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Gatan Dimple Grinder 11

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Gatan Duo Argon Ion-Mill

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Hall System

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High Temperature Thermal Evaporator

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Hummer Gold Sputter Coater

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Janis Cryostat

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Jeol JSM-7000F Field Emission SEM

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Karl Suss Mask Aligner

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Keyence VHX-5000

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MTS Exceed E22 Impact Tester

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Nanyte Beam UV – Laser Lithography

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Panalytical Empyrean X-ray Diffractometer

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Panalytical X’pert Pro X-ray Diffractometer

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Phenom SEM

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Raith Voyager E-beam Lithography System

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Rocky Mountain Environmental XPS User Facility

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Sciex 5500 Triple Quad

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Sciex x500R QToF

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SEM – What is the Right Instrument?

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Semicore Sputtering System

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Servohydraulic Load Frames

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Shimadzu TOC-L Total Carbon Analyzer

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Solar Simulator

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Tabletop Gold Sputter Coater

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Tescan S8252G Raman-SEM/FIB

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Thermo Scientific Dionex ICS-900

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Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Exploris 240

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UV-Vis Spectrometer

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Wire Bonder

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Witec Laser Confocal Raman Microscope

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Woollam M-2000 Ellipsometer

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Zeiss Versa 520 XCT