LABORATORY FOR SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF 2D MATERIALS AND NANOLAYERS
PROJECT BG05M2OP001-1.001-0008 | NATIONAL CENTER OF MECHATRONICS AND CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES
Manager: Prof. Dsc. Vera Marinova (IOMT-BAS)
The laboratory performs synthesis of 2D (two-dimensional) materials by Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), separation of solutions and particles, deposition of thin coatings by centrifugation, optical and opto-electrical measurements. Potential partners / clients can be research teams at national and international level, as well as companies related to nano-optoelectronics, spintronics (AI), green energy, sensors and health care.
The Laboratory develops nanolayers of two-dimensional materials such as graphene and transition metal chalcogenides, centrifugal separation of solutions and deposition of thin layers, performs optical microscopic analysis, as well as optical and opto-electrical measurements.
The offered services are:
CVD SYSTEM (PLANARGROW-2S / 2S-TMD)
with two horizontal tubular reactors and two independent temperature zones (maximum temperatures 450 ° С and 1100 °С) for each reactor for deposition of 2D nanolayers of transition metal chalcogenides (TMDCs) and h-BN. Controlled supply of working / reaction gases – Argon and Hydrogen. Exhaust gases scrubber. Fully automated computer-controlled system.
NANO CVD SYSTEM (NANOCVD-8G, MOORFIELD NANOTECHNOLOGY)
for deposition of high quality graphene with a reactor with cold walls and a thermal stand with a small mass for rapid heating and cooling; automatic process control, maximum temperature 1100 °С. Controlled introduction of working gas streams from Argon, Hydrogen and Methane.
High speed separating centrifuge
Characteristics: Brand – BECKMAN COULTER, Model – ALLEGRA 64R
maximum rotation speed 30,000 rpm;
temperature range from -20 to +40 degrees;
possibility for centrifugation of quantities of 0.250 ml.
Centrifuge for applying thin layers
Characteristics: Laurell Technologies, Model – WS-650Mz-23NPPB
Maximum rotation speed 12,000 rpm;
Acceleration: up to 13,000 rpm;
Pad size: up to 150 mm diameter;
Allows rotation time up to 99 minutes and 59.9 seconds.