Patton Research Group

    School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, University of Southern Mississippi
    118 College Drive #10076, Hattiesburg, MS 39406

Lab Facilities and Equipment

The Patton Group lab facilities are located in the Shelby Thames Polymer Science Research Center on the Hattiesburg Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi.  Currently, we have four laboratories (1924 ft2) with eleven fume hoods.  Our labs are well-equipped for organic and polymer synthesis, polymer characterization, and surface characterization.  
Lab 232

Lab 234

Lab 236
Bruker Icon AFM with ScanAsyst
Nanoscope V controller, Large-sample, 90-micron scan range system, Closed loop scanner
Imaging Modes:
PeakForce QNM (Quantitative Nanomechanical Mapping, PeakForce TUNA, Torsional Resonance TUNA, Conductive AFM, Tapping Mode, Contact Mode, Force-Distance Measurements
Thermo Scientific Nicolet 8700 FTIR Spectrometer
- Harrick Grazing Angle ATR (GATR)
- Horizontal transmission cell with fiber optic UV light guide for real-time FTIR measurements
- Temperature controlled transmission cell
TOSOH Bioscience EcoSEC System
RI/UV detectors, THF eluent
MBraun Unilab single-side glove box Inficon RQCM Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Flow Cell  Acrylic glove box for moisture sensitive surface modifications 
Novascan PSD Series UV-Ozone Cleaner, 6" x 6" ChemMat Scientific KW-4 Series Spin Coater   Ramé-hart Contact Angle Goniometer 
Fusion UV Light Hammer 6 Rayonet Photochemical Reactor Perkin Elmer DSC 7 Photocalorimeter
Carver Melt Press CEM Discover S Microwave Synthesis Unit  
Full list of equipment in the School of Polymers: Equpiment List (PDF)

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Last Modified: Oct 2, 2012
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