Lab Facilities

The Layered Solids Group maintains several facilities used in ceramic synthesis, processing, and characterization of the MAX Phases and the associated family of MXenes. Our group also makes extensive use of the instruments available in the Materials Characterization Core (MCC).

Vacuum Hot Press Ar Glovebox
Hot Isostatic Press (HIP) Atmosphere Controlled Tube Furnace (Max. 1650 oC)
Precision High-speed Saw
Automatic Grinder/Polisher

For questions about or requests to use any of the equipment shown here, please contact Prof. Barsoum via email.