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Department of Physics

Homepage: http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/

Equipment

  • Agilent SuperNova with Helijet and Oxford Cryosystems Cryostream

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    User experiments can generally be accommodated upon request. Booking system, available on line at: https://fbasharepoint.physics.ox.ac.uk/sites/quantummaterials (non-physics users must request a password).
    Kappa diffractometer. X-ray sources Mo anode (50 W tube, microfocus optics, 50 kV, 1 mA,; 2Theta angle: -115° - +157° (0.00125° resolution), Sphere of Coincidence ...
  • Custom-built Laue diffractometer

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    User experiments can generally be accommodated upon request. Booking system, available on line at: https://fbasharepoint.physics.ox.ac.uk/sites/quantummaterials (non-physics users must request a password).
    For single-crystal alignment (compatible with cutting stage).
  • Electronics Design Workshop

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    The facility specialise in the custom design of electronics systems from prototype to small production servies. They will translate users ideas into working designs and ...
  • Electronics Technical

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Spare capacity on weekdays is variable.
    Facilities include an APS Novostar Goldplace L60, Novostar 1800HT and Ersa Scope PL550 A as well as a laser engraver. The facility provides electronics manufacturing ...
  • LPKF Multipress II and photographic etching service

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Spare capacity on weekdays is variable.
    Please note the facility can provide users with access to the equipment as well as providing a service.
  • Linde TCF20

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Spare capacity on weekdays is variable.
    For provision of liquid Helium.
  • Mechanical Design office

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    Design tools and facilities include:
    * 3D CAD modelling (Autodesk Inventor Professional)
    * FEA / CFD (ANSYS, ALGOR, COMSOL Multiphysics)
    * Motion control
    * CAD / CAM (PowerShape, PowerMill - 3 , 4 ...
  • Mechanical Workshop

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Spare capacity on weekdays is variable.
    The Workshop provides users with access to equipment as well as providing a service. Facilities include:
    * Plastic Injection Moulding.
    * Coordinate measuring system.
    * Up to 5 ...
  • Oxford Instruments Superconducting Magnets: 17.5 T, 18 T and 21 T

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Generally available for trained persons.
    Helium space and Variable Temperature Inserts achieve temperatures down to 1.5 millikelvin. Can be used to perform high-field, low-temperature measurements of powder and single-crystal ...
  • PANalytical X'Pert PRO

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    User experiments can generally be accommodated upon request. Booking system, available on line at: https://fbasharepoint.physics.ox.ac.uk/sites/quantummaterials (non-physics users must request a password).
    Powder diffractometer with sample changer and furnace stage. X-ray source Cu anode. Sample changer with 12 slots. Furnace stage up to 600°C.
  • Philips X'Pert PRO Materials Research Diffractometer (MRD)

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    User experiments can generally be accommodated upon request. Booking system, available on line at: https://fbasharepoint.physics.ox.ac.uk/sites/quantummaterials (non-physics users must request a password).
    Optimised for films and multilayers. X-ray source Cu anode. 4-bounce monochromator and analyser.
  • Pulsed Magnets up to 60 T

    Location:
    Clarendon Laboratory - Lindemann, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Generally available for trained persons. Runs during working hours.
    Pulsed magnets up to 60 tesla. Cryostats down to 500 millikelvin. Pulse rise-time 1 - 10 milliseconds. Can perform high-field, low-temperature measurements of powder and single-crystal ...
  • Thin Film Facility

    Location:
    Denys Wilkinson Building, University Science Area
    Availability:
    Spare capacity on weekdays is variable.
    Provides custom coatings for the optical, electronic, semiconductor and aerospace fields:
    * Varian Evaporation Plant for small scale experimental work.
    * Leybold Evaporation Plant - can fit up ...
  • Various manufacturers Custom supercomputer, “Glamdring”

    Location:
    Begbroke Science Park
    Availability:
    Some spare capacity ( ~ 30% currently )
    Provides computer time to researchers from Astrophysics, using multicore computers running the Linux operating system, with access to shared storage and GPU processors. The computer ...
  • Various manufacturers Custom supercomputer, “Hydra”

    Location:
    Begbroke Science Park
    Availability:
    Some spare capacity ( ~ 20% currently )
    Provides computer time to researchers from Theoretical Physics, using multicore computers running the Linux operating system, with access to shared storage and GPU processors. The ...