Facilities for characterization of mechanical behavior of materials at different length scales, strain rates, temperatures, and loading modes. In-situ microscale mechanical testing using electron microscopy. Analytical low and high speed optical and IR imaging. Digital Image Correlation systems.
Mechanical testing machines for mesoscale testing, and testing of larger bulk specimens. Various equipment including Instron and MTS machines, portable Psylotech testing machine for in-situ Synchrotron experiments. Large variety of rigs, jigs, etc. Heating and cooling systems. Hopkinson split bar systems (HSB), fast and sensitive electronics, high bandwidth amplifiers, scope recording oscilloscopes. Impact pendulums, Linear Density and Tensile Tester for Single Fibres, Resonant ultrasound spectroscopy (RUS), and analytical low and high speed optical and IR imaging. Alemnis In-situ SEM nanoindenter. Digital Image Correlation systems. Drop Tower. High Velocity Particle Impactor.