Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory
The Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for applied scientific research and development in the area ofultrasonic, laser-optic, electromagnetic, thermoelectric, and dielectric materials characterization and nondestructive testing.
Scanning Ultrasonic Microscope
Scanning ultrasonic microsopeRequest Information
White Light Interference Microscope
White light interference microscope.Request Information
Eddy Current Imager
Eddy current imager.Request Information
Magnetic Scanner Non-contacting Thermoelectric Imaging
Magnetic scanner non-contacting thermoelectric imaging. Model 701-3/31 Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) magnetometer from Tristan Technologies of San Diego, California. This instrument is used for nondestructive characterization of non-ferromagnetic materials. The heart of the system is a High-Temperature Superconducting (HTS) SQUID magnetometer that offers 100 fT/Hz^1/2 noise threshold at 3 mm coil size.Request Information
Laser Interferometric Detection and Generation Systems
Laser interferometric detection and generation systems for non-contacting ultrasonic inspection of moving objects as well as objects in hot otherwise hostile. Frequency-doubled (532 nm) Brilliant pulsed Nd:YAG laser for non-contacting generation of ultrasonic surface and bulk waves from Quantel.Request Information
Louis 35 Fabry-Perot interferometer for non-contacting detection of ultrasonic vibrations in the 2 - 50 MHz frequency range from UltraOptec, Inc.
Model OFV-302-R laser interferometric sensor and OFV-3000 for non-contacting detection of ultrasonic vibrations in the 0.05 - 2 MHz frequency range controller from Polytec PI, Inc.
Alternating Current Potential Drop Analyzer
ACPD (alternating current potential drop) analyzer with LR-700 resistance meterRequest Information
100 kN MTS
100 kN MTS for fatigue cycling and electro-elastic and acousto-elastic measurements.Request Information