Indentation

Hysitron Nano Indentor (located in Department of Mechanical Engineering)
Model
:
TI 900-Tribo Indentor
Load Capacity
:
Low load: 5 microN-10 mN
High load: 10 mN-1 N
Load resolution
:
1nN
Displacement resolution
:
0.04nm
Maximum Displacement capacity:
:
2-3 microns
Modes of operation
:
  • Quasistatic Nano Indentation
  • Nano Scratch
  • SPM In-situ Imaging
  • Nano DMA
  • High Temperature stage( upto 400 deg celsius)
Regular Operator
:
Rashmi
Other Independent Operators
:
Praveena (Jayaram/Biswas), Anirban Mahato,(Biswas), Nisha Verma (Jayaram), Jaya Nagamani (Jayaram)
Contact Person
:
Vikram Jayaram (3243) / Shamsundar (2351)
     
CSM instrumented microindentation system
Room temperature
:
Diamond indenter (Vickers, spherical, Knoop)
High temperature(450 C)
:
Zircon (Vickers, Spherical)
Maximum load
:
30 N
Load resolution
:
100 micro N
Depth resolution
:
0.3 nm
Independent users
:
Eswar Prasad, Pradipta Ghosh, Jaya Nagamani, P. Padaikathan
In-Charge
:
U. Ramamurty(ramu@materials…)