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Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions

Physical Address:
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/boise

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Directions

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, 
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
cdactr@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/cda

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

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Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
ui-if@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/idahofalls

Phone: 208-757-5450

Fax: 208-757-5494

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Materials Fabrication and Characterization

Core Facilities

Core Facility Name: Focused Ion Beam-Scanning Electron Microscope systems (FIB-SEMs) Laboratory

Director/Manager: Suat Ay

Contact information: 208-885-1063, fibsem@uidaho.edu

Website address:  uidaho.edu/engr/research/fibsem

Dual-Beam FIB/SEM Laboratory is equipped with a state-of-the art Thermo Scientific / FEI Scios dual-beam system composes of focused ion beam (FIB) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) columns with ThermoTM EBSD (QuasOr) and EDS (UltraDry) detectors.

It is equipped with Gold (Au) and Platinum (Pt) sources for deposition.

We provide TEM sample preparation, SEM imaging, compositional analysis of materials, FIB for integrated circuit edits, micro/nano deposition, patterning, etching, drilling, and many more service options with our instruments. Material analysis with Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) and electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) detectors are also available.

Core Facility Name: Electron Microscopy Center

Director/Manager: Tom Williams

Contact information: 208-885-6656, tomw@uidaho.edu

Website address:  none

The University of Idaho Electron Microscopy Center is a multi-user shared instrumentation facility for materials characterization and research that spans disciplines from materials engineering and chemistry to soils and geology to biology and food science.  Instrument capabilities include scanning and transmission electron microscopy, x-ray micro-analysis, visible light & polarized light microscopy and powder x-ray diffraction.

Core Facility Name: Mechanical Engineering Machine Shop

Director/Manager: Bill Magnie

Contact information: 208-885-7904, bmagnie@uidaho.edu

Website address: none

We offer machine shop services such as milling and turning on manual and CNC equipment. We can also provide welding and fabrication services as well as design review for your projects.

Core Facility Name: Optical Imaging Core (OIC)

Director/Manager: Dr. Onesmo Balemba

Contact Information: oic@uidaho.edu

Website Address: uidaho.edu/sci/biology/research/optical-imaging-core

The Optical Imaging Core (OIC) at the University of Idaho is a fee-for-service facility managed by the Department of Biological Sciences and available for on-campus and off-campus researchers. The core is dedicated to creating opportunities for high-resolution imaging and high-throughput characterization of biological processes. The shared facility houses two confocal microscopes, an analytical flow cytometer and analysis software programs.

Core Facility Name: CER StreamLab

Director/Manager: Prof. Ralph Budwig

Contact information: rbudwig@uidaho.edu

Website address: uidaho.edu/engr/research/cer/research/stream-lab

CER StreamLab: A large-scale, tilting sediment flume to allow fundamental and applied research of processes in headwater streams and mountain rivers with a unique combination of scale, instrumentation, computer-control and ability to interface with researchers through the Internet.

Low-cost Aquatic Sensors: Design and fabrication of aquatic sensor systems for long-term field deployment. Measurements include dissolved oxygen, temperature, pressure, and electrical conductivity. Sensor systems are self-contained to take and store data for over a year and are powered by a small on-board battery.

Campus Locations

Physical Address:
Bruce M. Pitman Center
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264
info@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6111

Fax: 208-885-9119

Directions

Physical Address:
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/boise

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Directions

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, 
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
cdactr@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/cda

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Directions

Physical Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402
ui-if@uidaho.edu
www.uidaho.edu/idahofalls

Phone: 208-757-5450

Fax: 208-757-5494

Directions