Research Equipment

Applied Electromagnetics Laboratory

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The laboratory mainly supports the research team of Applied Electromagnetics. The laboratory is well equipped with facilities for antenna design, microwave measurement, and microwave integrated circuits (MMIC). Our USD 8 million-worth facilities not only support internal research and development activities, but also provide measurement services to external customers. Our major equipment includes:

  • Near-field antenna test chambers cover frequency bands from 700 MHz to 67 GHz,
  • Compact range antenna measurement facility supports frequencies from 1 GHz to 50 GHz,
  • Satimo complex antenna system for measuring a complete set of parameters of an antenna within bands from 800 MHz to 18 GHz,
  • Most of our microwave apparatus, including network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and signal generators, cover up to 110 GHz, and
  • Load-pull system of up to 50 GHz and a probe station equipped with up to 1.1 THz probes.

Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems Laboratory

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The laboratory mainly supports the research team of Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems. The laboratory hosts state-of-the-art equipment for advanced micro-/nano-processing of photonic devices, optical sensors, biomedical research, and so on. The laboratory provides excellent support for running and maintaining the cleanroom in training new users. Our major equipment includes:

  • Electron-beam lithography down to 10-nm linewidth,
  • Laser direct write system,
  • Nanoimprint system,
  • Deep reactiveion beam etching system,
  • Inductively coupled plasma etching system,
  • Multi-target RF magnetron sputtering system,
  • Atomic force microscope,
  • Photoluminescence system,
  • Argon and excimer lasers, and
  • Stimulus generator, implantable micro electrode, data acquisition system for neural tissue and live animal, and in vivo imaging microscope.

Computer and Signal Processing Laboratory

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The laboratory mainly supports the research team of Computer Engineering and Control Systems . The laboratory supports high-end computation for signal and image processing and biomedical data analysis. It facilitates a number of R&D projects on audio and speech signal processing, signal detection, source localization, computational neuroscience, biomedical sensors and devices, computer vision and pattern recognition, medical image analysis, 3D video systems, mobile based entertainment and health monitoring systems, as well as bioinformatics and computational biology. Our major equipment includes:

  • Dell PowerEdge R910 Server: Intel Xeon E7-8837 CPU*4, 256 GB RAM, 10 TB SAS Disk RAID Storage,
  • HP ProLiant ML 350P Gen 8 Server: Intel Xeon E5-2690 CPU*2, 128 GB RAM, 1.2 TB SAS Disk,
  • Dell Precision T7500 Workstation: Intel Xeon X5690 CPU*2, 96 GB RAM, NVIDIA GTX 1080, TELSA K40 and C2075 GPU Cards, and
  • Dell Precision T3500 Workstation: Intel Xeon X5690 CPU, 24 GB RAM, AMD RX480, R9 380 GPU Cards.

Control, Power, and Packaging Laboratory

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The laboratory mainly supports the research teams in Computer Engineering and Control Systems and Optoelectronics, Electronics, Nanotechnology and Biosystems. The laboratory supports a range of research including automatic control, complex networks, nonlinear systems and circuits design, smart grid technology, renewable energy, power electronics, reliability engineering, failure analysis and advanced electronic packaging technology. The laboratory also supports activities of the Center for Smart Energy Conversion and Utilization Research, the Center for Electronic Packaging and Assemblies, Failure Analysis and Reliability Engineering (EPA), as well as the Center for Chaos and Complex Networks. Our major equipment includes:

  • NH research battery module/pack test system,
  • Everfine Spectrophotocolorimeter PMS-80,
  • Voltech PM6000 6-phase 6-channel power analyzer,
  • Feutron temperature and humidity climatic test chamber, -75℃ to 180℃, 5% to 98% RH,
  • Philips XL40 FEG scanning electron microscope, and
  • Pyramax 100N N2/hot air convection reflow oven.

Networking and Communications Laboratory

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The laboratory mainly supports the research teams in Networking and Wireless Communications. The laboratory supports a range of research including survivable network design, network performance evaluation and control, vehicle-to-grid, named data networking, data completion, video copy detection using content based fingerprinting, green cellular networks, 5G mobile networks, and advanced statistical signal processing. Our major equipment includes routers, switches, as well as some general computing equipment.