Materials Characterization Facilities - Shared Research Facilities

       

Overview of Services

The WVU SRF Materials Characterization Facilities offer X-ray diffractometry, X-ray photoemission spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, Raman/FTIR spectroscopy, ellipsometry, and confocal microscopy for identifying materials and investigating their chemical/structural properties. Instruments are located in the Engineering Science Building (ESB) and Engineering Research Building (ERB) on WVU's Evansdale campus, and White Hall (WH) and Chemistry Research Laboratory Building (CRL) on the downtown campus in Morgantown. Our instruments include: 

   X-Ray Diffractometry

  • Bruker D8 Discovery X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) – ERB 211
  • PANalytical X’Pert Pro X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) – ERB 211
  • Rigaku RU-300 X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) – WH 402

   Chemical

  • Physical Electronics PHI 5000 VersaProbe X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS/UPS) – ESB B62
  • Renishaw InVia Raman Microscope – CRL 381D
  • Digilab FTS 7000/UMA 600 Fourier Transform Infra-Red (FTIR) Spectrometer – ERB 211

   Probe Microscopy

  • Nanoscope MultiMode Scanning Probe Microscope (AFM) – ESB B64
  • Asylum MFP-3D Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) – WH B20A

   Optical

  • J.A. Woollam M-2000U White Light Ellipsometer – ERB 211

See the complete list of WVU Shared Research Facilities instruments and rates at WVUSRF Instrumentation List

 

WVU FACULTY, LET'S GO… 

FIRST TIME SRF PIs 

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Look for the PI AGREEMENT.
  • Follow the Initiate Request link and provide the requested info.

ASK US TO RUN YOUR EXPERIMENT (PAY PER SERVICE)

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Look for PAY PER SERVICE.
  • Follow the Initiate Request link and provide the requested information.
  • An SRF manager will be in touch within approximately 24 hours.

REQUEST A QUOTE

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Look for QUOTE REQUEST.
  • Follow the Initiate Request link and provide the requested information.
  • An SRF manager will be in touch within approximately 24 hours.  

 

WVU STUDENTS AND RESEARCH STAFF, LET'S GO... 

FIRST TIME SRF STUDENTS AND STAFF 

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Look for the USER AGREEMENT.
  • Follow the Initiate Request link and provide the requested info.

REQUEST TRAINING

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Look for the appropriate REQUEST TRAINING option. 
    • Mandatory lab and safety training, a pre-requisite for all other training
    • Special safety training for cleanrooms and labs involving biologicals or radiologicals that may be a prerequisite for certain facilities
    • Specific instrument training  
  • Follow the Initiate Request link and provide the requested information.
  • An SRF Manager will contact you to arrange for training. 

 

NON-WVU CLIENTS AND USERS, JOIN US… 

BECOME AN EXTERNAL AFFILIATE OF THE SRF

  • Click the Services and Supplies tab above.
  • Initiate a request with the Core and complete the requested information.
  • An SRF Manager will contact you to discuss your request. 

Leadership

Qiang Wang

SRF MCF Manager

Shared Research Facilities

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV, 26506

(720) 352-8571 (mobile)
qiang.wang@mail.wvu.edu
 

Location and hours of operation

Engineering Sciences Building
1306 Evansdale Dr. 
Morgantown, WV 26506

Open 24 Hours per Day/365 Days per Year  |  Staffed Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM


White Hall
135 Willey St. 
Morgantown, WV 26506

Open 24 Hours per Day/365 Days per Year  |  Staffed Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM


Links and Resources

WVU Shared Research Facilities Website  |  Materials Characterization Facilities (Shared Research Facilities) Homepage  |  WVU Health Sciences Center Shared Resources

Contacts

Name Role Phone Email Location
Qiang Wang
SRF MCF Manager
 
(720) 352-8571
 
qiang.wang@mail.wvu.edu
 
ESB G58, WH 211
 
Trina Wafle
SRF Director
 
(304) 293-6038
 
TKWafle@mail.wvu.edu
 

 
Harley Hart
SRF Core Associate
 
(304) 293-9973, (304) 293-5847
 
harley.hart@mail.wvu.edu
 
ESB G60, WH 409
 
Marcela Redigolo
SRF Core Associate
 
(304) 293-9683, (304) 288-7939
 
marcela.redigolo@mail.wvu.edu
 
ESB G58
 
Callee Walsh
SRF Core Associate
 
(304) 293-0747
 
callee.walsh@mail.wvu.edu
 
CRL 381
 

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