This catalog contains the list of scienceintensive services that can be provided by the Faculty of Physics under the direct agreements (contracts)
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Service Type 
Service Name 
Service Description (equipment, measurement ranges and accuracy, measurement techniques, etc.) 
Estimated Contract Cost*, EUR 

Surface 
Relief (electron microscopy) 
Study of the sample surface micro and nanostructure by scanning electron microscopy 
LEO 1455 VP scanning electron microscope: highvacuum resolution for conductive samples of 3.5 nm. Linear dimensions of the topology elements of the microrelief of the surface of solid materials. Measurement technique  using scanning electron microscope. Measurements are carried out in accordance with ISO 16700:2016, GSI. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 
Phase composition
Grain boundaries 
HKL EBSD Premium System Channel 5 diffraction attachment for LEO 1455 VP scanning electron microscope: depth resolution of 5 nm; lateral resolution of 500 nm; angular resolution of 0.11 degrees; the time of obtaining one Kikuchi picture of not more than 1 s; the analyzed symmetry range of crystals includes all Laue groups. 

Chemical composition 
Aztec Energy Advanced XMax 80 energydispersive nitrogenfree spectrometer for LEO 1455 VP scanning electron microscope: range of elements – from Be to Pu; limits of measured concentrations – 0.1100%; energy resolution for Mn Kα – 127 eV. Measurements are made using Oxford Instruments NanoAnalysis Aztec software version 2.2 in accordance with ISO 15632:2002. 

Film thickness 

Structure, phase composition, deformations, etc. 
Raman and photoluminescence spectra measurement / mapping with high spatial resolution 
NanoFinder HE (LotisTII) spectralanalytical complex: Measurement and mapping with submicron spatial resolution of the Raman and photoluminescence spectra, including in the temperature range from 25 to 800 K. Wavelengths of exciting radiation – 355, 473, 532 and 785 nm. Spectral resolution down to 0.01 nm (0.25 cm1). 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Relief (probe microscopy) 
Solver P47 PRO scanning probe microscope: max. size of the scanning area of 100 µm (length) × 100 µm (width) × 2 µm (height); Zaxis resolution of 0.06 nm; lateral resolution of 0.2 nm. Various methods of measurements and influences can be implemented: tunneling microscopy, atomic force microscopy (contact and semicontact), electric force microscopy (static and dynamic), magnetic force microscopy, rigidity / surface lateral forces measurement mode, nanolithography. Measurements are carried out in accordance with GSI Metric surface parameters. Method for performing measurements using a Solver P47 SPM is calibrated in accordance with GOST R 8.635 using a relief measure of the nanometer range, manufactured in accordance with GOST R 8.628 and verified in accordance with GOST R 8.629 or calibrated in accordance with GOST R 8.644; GOST R 8.7002010. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Domain structure 

Mechanical properties 
Study of local mechanical surface properties (friction, stiffness) using scanning probe microscopy 

Relief (probe microscopy) 
Scanning probe microscope SolverNano: determination of the threedimensional topology and microrelief parameters of the condensed media surface. XY plane resolution down to 0.05 nm, Z plane resolution – down to 0.01 nm; XY sensor noise level of 0.3 nm, Zsensor noise level of 0.03 nm; main techniques: contact AFM, amplitude modulation AFM, electrostatic AFM, magnetic AFM, AFM spectroscopy, STM techniques, nanolithography. 
from 800 for a set of studies 

Determination of the main parameters of surface roughness using scanning probe microscopy 

Domain structure 
Visualization of the domain structure of magnetic materials by scanning probe microscopy 

Mechanical properties 
Study of local mechanical surface properties (friction, stiffness) using scanning probe microscopy 

Structure 
Crystal lattice
Mechanical Strain 
Rigaku Ultima IV Xray diffractometer: range of 2θ scanning angles from 3° to +162°; minimum scanning step along the angle of 0.0001°; BraggBrentano geometry, parallel beam; attachment for analysis of strain and pole figures in thin films and bulk samples; specialized hightemperature chamber for taking Xray images when the sample is heated. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Determination of the degree of crystallinity of a sample by Xray diffractometry 

Chemical composition 
Laser atomic emission spectrometer: determination of element concentration with a sensitivity of 102103%; number of determined chemical elements: 50; spectral range: 190800 nm; spectral resolution: 0.1 nm; minimum diameter of the laser beam on the sample surface: not more than 70 μm. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Hardness 
Determination of microhardness, dynamic hardness and nanohardness of materials 
Shimadzu DUH202 dynamic microhardness tester: Berkovich indenters, loading accuracy of 1% of the specified load, depth measurement accuracy of 1 nm, load value from 0.1 mN to 1961 mN, indentation depth of up to 10 μm HV1000, 402MVD microhardness testers: Vickers, Knoop indenters, load range from 0.1 to 9.8 N HBRVU187.5 universal hardness tester: determination of hardness by Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers methods (maximum load of 1471 N) Measurements are carried out in accordance with GOST R 8.7482011 (ISO 145771:2002). 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Elasticity 
Determination of the elastic modulus by static and dynamic methods at room temperature 

Friction (tribology) 
Study of tribological properties of surfaces of various materials 
UIPT001 automated unit for studying friction processes in modified layers and thin coatings: provides reciprocating motion of the sample with a given amplitude and speed, while measuring the coefficient of friction between the indenter and the sample surface. Range of possible sample sizes: minimal – 6×4×1 mm3; maximal – 20×35×8 mm3; indenter type – spherical, indenter curvature radius – from 0.75 mm to 3 mm; load on the indenter – from 0.01 N to 0.5 N; wear track length – from 5 mm to 20 mm. The technique for studying the tribological properties of the surface of various materials and the subsequent saving on a digital medium of the ‘friction coefficient’‘friction path’ dependence has been certified by BelGIM. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Stretch / compression 
Testometric M25010CT universal electromechanical testing machine (maximum load of 10 kN). Tests are carried out in accordance with GOST 149784 (ISO 689284, ST SEV 47188), GOST 25.50397. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Metallography 
Sample surface imaging and grain analysis using a metallographic microscope 
MI1 metallographic microscope (JSC Planar): magnification of ×50×1000. Grain analysis methods are used in accordance with ASTM E 1382  97, E 930  92, ISO 643 and GOST 5639  82 standards. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Thermal and thermoelectric properties, fluid dynamics 
Thermoelectric properties 
Complex for research of thermoelectric properties of materials: determination of electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, thermoelectric power, thermoelectric figure of merit for thermoelectric materials in the temperature range from room temperature up to 400 °C. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Thermal conductivity / thermal resistance 
TCMC thermal conductivity measurement facility for building and insulating materials: experimental determination of thermophysical characteristics of enclosing structures and thermal insulation materials. Thermal conductivity determination range of 0.002 – 1.0 W/(m·K); thermal resistance coefficient determination range of 0.1 – 8.0 (m2·K)/W; temperature measurement range of 0 – 40 °C; maximum heater temperature – 70 °С; pressure on the sample of 21 kPa. 
from 800 for a set of studies 

Simulations 
Problems of isothermal and nonisothermal flows, flows in pipelines. Atmospheric currents. Transfer of impurities with convection. Finite difference, finite volume (OpenFOAM) and finite element modeling. Thermal conductivity in solids. 
from 2 000 for a set of calculations 

Electrical, electronic, magnetic properties 
Electrophysical and magnetic properties 
CFHF electrophysical measurement complex: determined parameters and characteristics include resistance, IV characteristics, Hall coefficient, magnetoresistance, thermoEMF coefficient, thermal conductivity coefficient, magnetic moment in the temperature range of 1.7 – 300 K and magnetic fields up to 8 T. For resistance or IV characteristic measurements, the temperature range can be extended up to 1200 K. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Electrical properties 
Conductivity measurements using KEITHLEY 2450 sourcemeter, GDS 71102B digital oscilloscope, AKIP3409/3A signal generator. It is possible to carry out measurements at various values of relative humidity (from 0 to 100%), as well as in vacuum, inert gases, liquid vapors with varying pressure. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Energy storage (batteries) 
Energy storage device electrical characteristic measurements 
Measurement of cyclic voltamperegrams and chargedischarge curves in the current range of 01 A and voltage range of 0100 V 
from 800 for a set of studies 

Spectroscopy 
Studies of the impedance of materials and structures in the frequency range of 20 Hz – 30 MHz in the temperature range of 10300 K. Determination of the dielectric constant of solids and liquids. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Registration of cathodoluminescence spectra of samples at a room temperature or liquid nitrogen temperature in an MDR23 / FEU100 monochromatorbased setup, electron energy of 10 keV, spectral measurement range from 200 to 900 nm. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Registration of photoluminescence spectra of samples at a room temperature or liquid nitrogen temperature in an MDR23 monochromator based setup with a cooled Ge:Cu photoresistance, excitation by xenon lamp radiation, spectral measurement range of 12001600 nm 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Registration of photoluminescence excitation spectra of samples at a room temperature or liquid nitrogen temperature in an MDR23 monochromatorbased setup, excitation by xenon lamp radiation, spectral measurement range of 200–800 nm 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Varian and Radiopan EPR spectrometers: EPR measurements with an operating frequency of 9.3 GHz, a sensitivity of 1×1012 spin/mT. The range of changes in the magnetic field modulation frequency is from 1 to 100 kHz, the magnetic field sweep range is up to 1 T. Measurements at temperatures from 77 to 500 K. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Simulations 
Nanophotonics. Problems of propagation of electromagnetic radiation in photonic crystals, metamaterials. Time Domain Finite Difference Method (FDTD). Nonlinear optics. Problems of the propagation of laser beams and pulses. Finite difference methods for wave equations. 
from 2 000 for a set of calculations 

Investigation of the band structure and distributions of electron densities with atomic and orbital contributions by firstprinciple methods in the generalized gradient approximation. 
2 000 for a set of calculations 

Optical properties 
Transmission
Reflection
Optical density 
Photon RT spectrophotometer: spectral measurement range: 190  3000 nm; spectral resolution: 190  1000 nm (600 lines/mm grating)  1.8 nm, 1000  3000 nm (300 lines/mm gratings)  3.6 nm, reflection coefficient measurement angles of 8 – 60°. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

MC 122 spectrophotometer: spectral range of 1901100 nm; spectral resolution of 3 nm; minimum angle for work with reflected radiation – 20°. 
from 800 for a set of studies 

VERTEX 70 Fourier spectrometer: spectral range of 400 – 10 000 cm1, spectral resolution of 0.5 cm1. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Registration of absorption spectra of samples at a room temperature or liquid nitrogen temperature in a setup based on an MDR12 monochromator with S1336SQ photodetector (Hamamatsu), spectral measurement range – 2001100 nm. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Holography 
Measurement of the diffraction characteristics of holograms and diffractive optical elements 
Hardwaresoftware complex of digital diagnostics for an objective assessment of holographic element properties: objective quality control of diffractive optical elements and holographic elements used to protect securities and documents. Diffraction efficiency measurement range: 0.1 – 100%, period of controlled diffraction gratings: 0.5 – 3 µm, spatial resolution of the registration system: 70 µm. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Optoelectronic properties 
Spectroscopy 
Registration of photoconductivity spectra of samples at temperatures from 20 to 300 °C in an MDR12 monochromator based setup, excitation by a xenon lamp radiation, spectral measurement range  200800 nm. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Measurement of photoconductivity, photocurrent and photoEMF spectra 
MLS 35 Spectrometer: measurement of photoconductivity, photocurrent and photoEMF spectra of photosensitive materials and structures in the wavelength range of 1901100 nm 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 

Radiationmatter interactions 
Xrays 
Calculation and interpretation of the processes of interaction of Xrays with matter 
Wolfram Mathematica, C++: calculation of cross sections of processes and solving the kinetic equations 
2 000 – 4 000 for a set of calculations 
Theoretical substantiation of the parameters of Xray sources with continuously variable frequency 
Wolfram Mathematica, C++: analyzing the parameters of materials and accelerators for choosing the optimal source characteristics 
from 2 000 for a set of calculations 

Optical range 
Calculation and interpretation of the processes of interaction of optical radiation with matter 
Wolfram Mathematica, C++: calculation of cross sections of processes and solving the kinetic equations 
2 000 – 4 000 for a set of calculations 

Quantum optics 
Wolfram Mathematica, C++: calculating the characteristics of quantum emitters and receivers beyond perturbation theory 
from 2 000 for a set of calculations 

Biophysics and pharmaceuticals 
Cell culture 
Used for laboratory diagnostics of viral infections, solving research problems in the field of medicine, cellular and molecular biology, biotechnology. The cultures are produced as a suspension (250300 thousand cells/ml) in DMEM or MEM media containing 10% fetal bovine serum. 
from 1 000 for 100 million cells 

Pharmacological testing 
Study of the effect of anticancer pharmacological drugs using cell test systems. The tests include a complex of biophysical studies (proliferative activity, vital activity, redox properties, membrane potential, calcium signaling) on two tumor cell line populations with a different antitumor agent resistance. 
from 4 000 for a set of studies 

Study of the effect of neurotropic pharmacological drugs using cell and tissue test systems. The tests include a set of electrophysiological measurements on brain slices and using neurosensors containing 3Dprinted biological neural networks. 
from 4 000 for a set of studies 

Study of the effect of anticoagulant pharmacological drugs using cellular test systems. The tests include a complex of biophysical studies (aggregation, functional activity, membrane potential, ion currents, calcium signaling) on human blood platelets. 
from 4 000 for a set of studies 

Study of the effect of antiinflammatory pharmacological drugs using cellular test systems. The tests include a complex of biophysical studies (functional activity, netosis, exocytosis, calcium signaling) on human blood neutrophils. 
from 4 000 for a set of studies 

Molecular calculations 
Analysis of internal rotation in molecules with multiple tops 
Modeling of molecular system parameters using GAMESS and ORCA software packages; for large amplitudes, own developments in the Wolfram Mathematica environment are used; the parameters of diatomic molecules are calculated by multiconfiguration methods using the ActiveSpace kit. 
1 000 – 4 000 for a set of calculations 

2 000 – 4 000 for a set of calculations 

1 000 – 4 000 for a set of calculations 

Synthesis 
Films 
VUP5, VUP5M devices: resistive sputtering, magnetron sputtering, reactive magnetron sputtering. 
from 1 000 for a set of samples 

Coatings 
HHV Auto 500 automated vacuum unit for ionplasma deposition of nanocomposite coatings and thin films: oilfree vacuum pumping system, providing a degree of vacuum in the process chamber of 5×107 Torr; two magnetron sources for direct and alternating current; process gas inlet system (argon, nitrogen); two resistive evaporators. 
from 1 000 for a set of samples 

3D printing 
3D printing using Prusa i3 3D Printer. 
from 1 000 for a set of samples 

Other services 
Condition monitoring 
The device for oil condition control (coaxial capacitor measuring cell, signal generator, microcontroller, LCD): both technical (motor, transformer, etc.) and vegetable (sunflower, olive, linseed, etc.) oils can be analyzed as the test samples. Measurements are carried out in the temperature range Tmeas of 20 – 120 °C. The minimum volume of the studied oil Vmin = 150 ml. 
from 1 000 for a set of studies 
* The estimated cost is based on available data for completed contracts. The actual service cost is negotiable, depends on the complexity and volume of research, and is provided after discussing the Terms of Reference.