Soft Matter Characterization Laboratory

Overview of Services

Soft Matter Characterization Instruments are hosted by the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. The include thermal analysis, molecular weight characterization, microsocopy, and X-ray scattering. These instruments are managed by two technical staffs and a number of graduate students and postdocs. 

Mission

Our mission is to support core research on polymers.

 

 Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

 9AM - 5PM 

 2100 Adelbert Rd.
 Cleveland, OH. 44106 

Links and Resources

  • Thermal Lab

Measure heat flow, weight loss, or mechanical properties as a function of temperature

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  • Rheometers

Rheology is the study of flow and deformation of materials

 

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  • SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPES

Apreo 2 SEM

Scanning electron microscope for versatile, high performance materials imaging and analysis.

 

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  • AUTOMATED MULTIPURPOSE X-RAY DIFFRACTOMETER (XRD)

Powder diffraction, thin film metrology, SAXS

 

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Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Lei Zhu
Director
 
216-368-5861
 
lxz121@case.edu
 
KHS-312
 
Hossein Ghassemi
Manager
 

 
hxg30@case.edu
 
KHS-544
 

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