Equipment list

We invite you to consult the list of our equipment in PDF format.

Electron microscopy department

The electron microscopes are located on different sites at Université Laval

To see the detailed brochure !

Preparation and characterization of thin layers and nanostructured materials

UL Campus, Alexandre-Vachon Building

Characterization of construction materials

UL Campus, Gene H-Kruger Building

  • Computed tomography scanner (CT-Scan)
  • UV aging chambers
  • Artificial aging chamber
  • Thermal resistance meter
  • Climatic test units
  • Precision climatic chambers
  • 15-liter autoclave and 200-liter autoclave
  • Calorimetric cone
  • Vapor sorption analyzer
  • Optical profilometer

Spectroscopie moléculaire

UL Campus, Alexandre-Vachon Building

  • Polarization-modulated IR reflection-absorption spectroscopy (PM-IRRAS)

Biomaterials laboratory for medical imaging

Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec – Université Laval (CHUL) and Hôpital Saint François d’Assise

  • Magnetic resonance imaging scanner for small animals (MRI)
  • Computed tomography scanner (CT-Scan)
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) scanner
  • 1H NMR spectrometer (60 MHz)
  • 3D printing of hydrogels (Cellink)
  • 3D printing of high-performance polymers (e.g. PEEK; Apium).
  • Particle size analyzer (DLS)
  • Steric exclusion chromatography (SEC) for particle purification
  • Thermogravimetric analyzer (ATG-TGA)
  • Cell culture room

Purification and separation of molecules of interest

UL Campus, Adrien-Pouliot Building

Size/charge/viscosity/surface tension characterization platform

Saint-Sacrement Hospital

Complex fluid characterization platform

Responsible : Mohammad Taghavi

UL Campus, Adrien-Pouliot Building

Microscopy, microfluidics and biopreparation

UL Campus, Alexandre-Vachon Building

  • Microscopy

    • Inverted microscopes (IX 73, Olympus and Zeiss axiovert)
    • CLSM format microscope (FV 1200, Olympus)
    • Potentiostat (Versastat 400, Princeton scientific research)
    • Multi-channel PARSTAT PMC potentiostat with 3 PMC-200 modules (6 channels in total), Princeton Scientific Research
  • Microfabrication

    • Photolithography
    • Thermoforming,
    • Elastomeric device manufacturing (PDMS)
    • Plasma cleaner (Harrick)
  • Preparation of biological samples

    • Long-term storage of biological samples (-80°C)
    • Incubator
    • Centrifuge (5000 rpm)