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Rising Sea Levels Threaten Everglades Freshwater Plants

Just inland from the familiar salt-loving mangroves that line the Southern tip of the Florida Peninsula lie plant communities that depend on freshwater…

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List of Equipment

  • Optics
    • Vibration Isolation Table and Breadboards
    • Optical Component Polisher
    • Diamond Cutting Saw
    • Laser Mask Pattern Writing Station
    • Newport Optical Alignment Stages
    • 2 Dimensional Servo Control Stage Systems
    • UV Epoxy Curing Gun
    • Microscope (Micromanipulator Model 6000)
    • Several Laser Diode Drivers (ILX LDP-3811, Newport Model 505, Thorlabs)
    • Black and White Monitor
    • Oriel Mercury Light Source with Power Supply
    • Ocean Optics PC2000 Spectrometer
    • Fiber Fanout Component
    • OZ Diode Laser to Fiber Coupler
    • Thorlabs Fiber Packaging Kit
    • Holographic Recording System
    • Digital Camera
    • Thorlabs Optical Fiber Polishing Kit
    • High and Low Speed Photodetectors
    • Polarimeter
    • Galvo Scanners
    • Optical Coherent Tomography System
    • Holographic Recording System
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  • Lasers

    • Argon Ion Laser
    • He-Ne Lasers
    • Several Red Diode Lasers (5, 15, 100 mW, 1.1W)
    • Infrared Diode Lasers (1.3, 1.55 um)
    • Diode Pumped Solid State Lasers (200 mW, 4W)
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  • Test and Measurement

    • Digital Storage Oscilloscope
    • HP 4280A 1MHz C Meter/C-V Plotter
    • Digital Multimeter
    • Labview Based Analog/Digital Data Acquisition System
    • Newport Optical Power Meter
    • National Instrument PCI1408 Image Acquisition Board
    • New Span Beam Profiler
    • Hot Plate
    • New Span Reflectometer
    • Ellipsometer
    • Optical spectrum analyzer
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  • Cleanroom

    • Class 1000 Cleanroom
    • Wet Processing Station
    • DI Water system
    • Photoresist Spinner
    • Mask Aligner
    • Sputtering Machine
    • Baking Oven
    • Tencor Surface Profiler
    • Ultrasonic Cleaner
    • Diffusion Oven
    • Laser mask pattern generator
    • Vacuum Pump
    • Compressor
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  • Software

    • Labview
    • National Instruments IMAQ Image Processing Software
    • AutoCad
    • Matlab
    • BeamPROP
    • FullWave
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  • Computers

    • Personal Computers
    • College Workstations