iitkiitkUltrafast Spectroscopy Laboratory
Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur


FACILITIES AT A GLANCE

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Regenerative Amplifier
Installed on April 2013

Amplifier: Spitfire Pro XP, Spectra-Physics, USA.
Oscillator: Mode-locked Ti:sapphire, Mai Tai SP, Spectra-Physics, USA.
Pump Laser: Q-switched Nd:YLF laser (Empower, Spectra-Physics, USA).
Specification: approx. 4 mJ, 80 fs, 1-kHz, 800 nm.

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Femtosecond Transient Absorption
Installed on June 2013

Model: Femto-Frame-II, IB Photonics, Bulgaria
Excitation wavelength: 266 nm, 400 nm
Probe wavelength: 450 nm to 750 nm

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Femtosecond Up-Conversion Setup
Installed on Junuary 2014

Model: FOG-100, CDP Corp., Russia
Laser: Mode-locked Ti-sapphire laser (Mai Tai HP, Spectra Physics, USA)
Excitation wavelength: 350 nm to 450 nm
Emission wavelength: 200 nm to 1300 nm

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Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy Setup (Home-built)
Installed on Februay 2013

Microscope: Olympus IX-71
Photon-counting module: SPCM-AQRH-13-FC, Excelitas Tech. Inc., Canada
CW Laser sources: 405 nm, 532 nm

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Surface Second Harmonic Generation Setup (Home-built)
Installed on January 2015



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Picosecond Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC)
Installed on September 2012

Model: Life Spec II, Edinburgh Instruments
Laser sources: 375 nm, 405 nm, and 445 nm

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Nanosecond Time-Correlated Single Photon Counting (TCSPC)and Steady State Fluorescence Setup
Installed on May 2009

Model: Spex, Fluoromax-4, Jobin-Yvon
Laser sources (LED): 252 nm, 287 nm, 308 nm, 340 nm,
460 nm, and 561 nm

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Fluorometer
Installed on October 2011

Model: Flourolog 3-21, Jobin-Yvon

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Spectrophotometer
Installed on May 2010

Model: Shimadzu UV-2450, Japan

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Ultrasonic Interferometer
Installed on December 2015

Model: F-05, Mittal Enterprize

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Dipole meter
Installed on December 2015

Model: Mittal Enterprize

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Uninterupted Power Suppy
Installed on April 2018



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Abbe Refractometer
Installed on October 2014

Model: Atago, DR-A1, Japan

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Computer Room

  • 10 Working Station connected to gigabit LAN
  • Hp Network Laser Printer





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Wet Laboratory Room

  • Sphinx Vortex Shaker
  • High Vacuum Pump (Oil free)
  • Distillation Setup
  • Fume hood
  • Oven
  • Rotary Evaporator
  • Weighing Balance
  • Refrigerator
  • Sonicator






Pratik Sen Group, February 2021