Lee’s Microfluidic Device Fabrication Area at Stevens Institute of Technology

  • UV exposure system (350-400 nm) for photoresist patterning (ABM)
  • Hot plate for fast baking of photoresist films (Sawatec, HP 150-250)
  • Mixer for PDMS precursors (Thinky, ARE-250)
  • Stereomicroscope for alignment of PDMS layers (Nikon SMZ-1500)
  • Spin coater for wafers up to 100 mm diameter (Laurell Technologies, WS-400E-6NPP-Lite)
  • Hole-punching machine to create external microfluidic connection holes (Technical Innovations, Model Manual)
  • Plasma surface treatment system (Harrick, Plasma PDC-001)
  • Oven for curing and bonding PDMS devices (Daigger)
  • Balance (Cole-Palmer, Symmetry)

Lee’s Microfluidic Imaging and Culture Area at Stevens Institute of Technology

  • Piezoelectric inkjet printer (Dimatix DMP2800)
  • Ultrasonic microplotter (SonoPlot GIX II)
  • Two 3D printers (Maker Bot) modified for colloidal inks UV exposure system for photoresist patterning (ABM)
  • Nikon Ti-E automated inverted fluorescent microscope equipped with an environmental chamber for long-term microfluidic cell culture
  • BotMini spray dryer (Buchi 190) for nanocomposite microparticles production
  • Electrochemical cell tester (Maccor 4304)
  • Ultrasonic microplotter fluid dispensing system for material deposition (SonoPlot, GIX Microploter II)
  • Two 3D printers (Maker Bot) modified for colloidal inks BotMini spray dryer (Buchi 190) for nanocomposite microparticles production
  • Ultrasound nozzle for spray deposition (Sono-tek)
  • Electrochemical cell tester (Maccor 4304).
  • Dipping robot for layer-by-layer self-assembly experiments (Riegler & Kirstein GmbH, DR-3)
  • Annealing furnace up to 1350˚C with variable pressure range and gas compositions (custom built)
  • Tensiometer for surface tension measurement using the Wilhelmy method up to 130 mN/m with 10 µN/m resolution (Kibron, Delta Pi)
  • Viscometer for viscosity measurement with 1.5 ml of fluid and water bath for temperature control (Cambridge Viscosity, VISCOlab450)
  • Direct-Q™ 3 System for producing ultrapure and pure de-ionized water (Millipore)
  • Balance (Mettler)