SEA supports and provides state-of-the-art research equipment capabilities for Rice University and the extended Rice community.
We provide sophisticated research equipment and facilities to all members of the Rice University community, as well as support and open instrumentation usage to outside companies, nano/bio/enviro start-ups and other universities upon availability.
We support more than 65 instruments.
SEA offers training and support for all of our state-of-the-art research equipment.
3D/4D Image processing/analysis for any image types
Topography, force, & phase imaging of surfaces
SE & back scattered imaging, EDS, low vacuum
High contrast Imaging, Diffraction, Biomaterials
Imaging, Diffraction, Cryo-imaging
High-Res imaging, STEM, EDS/EELS, HAADF
SE imaging, e-beam lithography
FTIR spectra using ATR, transmission, and microscope
Confocal laser scanning at higher-speed with live cell imaging module
Large Sample AFM (Atomic Force Microscope)
Polarizing transmitted light (limited epi-fluorescence use) microscope
Raman spectra, surface mapping
Wide field epi-fluorescence/transmitted light microscope
Transmitted light (limited fluorescence use) microscope
Confocal laser scanning microscope at regular speed