A unique state-of-the-art research and training facility hosting world-class expertise in optics and photonics

The CERCP’s facilities are housed within the headquarters of the Centre for Optics, Photonics and Lasers, on Université Laval’s campus, in Quebec City, Canada.

CURRENT FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDE :

  • Glass synthesis and purification laboratories
  • MCVD laboratories and equipment
  • Fibre drawing towers (2) dedicated to silica and exotic glasses
  • Thin film processing (IR materials) 

Intlvac Nanochrome II thin film deposition system

  • Thermal analysis

Netzsch DSC 404F3 with standard and silver (-120C) furnaces

  • UV-VIS-NIR luminescence spectroscopy

Nanolog system including iHR320 Imaging Spectrometer from Horiba Jobin-Yvon, steady state and lifetime measurements.

  • FT-IR microscopy

Perkin Elmer Spotlight 400

  • IR imaging

SWIR, MWIR, and LWIR imaging platforms for macro/microscopic inspection and characterization of materials and waveguides

  • COPL equipment and facilities also includes

See the equipment list http://www.copl.ulaval.ca/en/about/facilities_and_infrastructure/#c97

 

PROJECTED FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDE : 

Fall 2012

  • 3D-Profilometry
  • Prism coupling refractometer
  • Metricon M-Lines, for thin film and bulk material characterization

 

2013

  • Raman Microscopy
  • Spectroscopic Ellipsometry (190nm – 3200nm)
  • Thermo-Mechanical Analysis (TMA)
  • Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis – Mass Spectrometry (TGA-MS)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis (DMTA)
  • Viscosimeters
  • Photocalorimetry (photo-DSC)
  • Elemental chemical analysis platform (ICP/GC-MS)
  • Organic/inorganic synthesis chemistry laboratories
  • X-Ray Diffraction
  • UV-VIS-NIR (up to 3.4um)
  • Optical characterization of photonic materials up to 14um

 

2014

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