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Tools

Accelerometers
Amplifiers
  • Conditioning amplifiers
Analytical balances
Atomic absorption AA spectrometers
Autosamplers
  • Headspace autosamplers
Binocular light compound microscopes
  • Measuring microscopes
Capacitance meters
  • Capacitance bridges
Chromatographic detectors
  • Atomic emission detectors AED
  • Photodetectors
Cryogenic or liquid nitrogen freezers
  • Helium refrigerators
Cryostats
Desktop computers
Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • High-speed video cameras
Electromagnets
  • Laboratory electromagnets
Electron microscopes
Electronic counters
  • Particle counters
Force or torque sensors
  • Vernier force sensors
Frequency analyzers
  • Analog frequency analyzers
  • Portable fast Fourier transform FFT analyzers
  • Spectrum analyzers
  • Two-channel fast Fourier transform FFT analyzers
Frequency calibrator or simulator
  • Two-channel dynamic signal analyzers
Frequency counters or timer or dividers
  • Photon counting systems
Galvanometers
  • Galvanostats
Gas chromatographs
  • Gas chromatography equipment
Geiger counters
  • Geiger-Muller counters
Goggles
  • Safety goggles
High vacuum equipment
  • Diffusion-pumped vacuum systems
  • Turbo-pumped vacuum systems
Infrared spectrometers
  • Fourier transform infrared FTIR spectrometers
Injectors
  • Gas chromatography GC injectors
Interferometers
  • Mickelson interferometers
  • Microwave interferometers
Ionization chambers
Laboratory balances
  • Big G torsion balances
Laboratory box furnaces
Laboratory centrifugal pumps
Laboratory safety furnaces
  • Annealing furnaces
Laboratory vacuum pumps
  • Diffusion pumps
Laboratory vibrators
  • Vibration exciters
Laser beam analyzers
  • Laser power meters
Laser filters
  • Cavity dumpers or drivers
Lasers
  • Argon ion lasers
  • Diode lasers
  • Helium lasers
  • Multiple diode lasers
  • Pulsed nitrogen lasers
  • Single frequency dye lasers
  • Zeeman split lasers
Leak testing equipment
  • Leak detection equipment
Light scattering equipment
  • Light scattering devices
Magnetometer geophysical instruments
  • Gaussmeters
Magnetometers
  • Vibrating sample magnetometers
Mass spectrometers
  • Isotope ratio mass spectrometers
Medical computed tomography CT or CAT scanners or tubes
  • Computed tomography CT scanners
Medical magnetic resonance imaging MRI scanners
  • Magnetic resonance imaging MRI systems
Medical radiation films or badges
  • Radiation detecting film badges
Mobile or transportable medical linear accelerators
  • Betatrons
  • Cyclotrons
  • High-energy accelerators
  • Linear accelerators
  • Positive ion accelerators
Monochromators
  • Double monochromators
  • Grating monochromators
  • Scanning monochromators
Multimeters
  • Digital multimeters
Network analyzers
  • Two-channel network analyzers
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR spectrometers
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance NMR spectroscopes
Optical beamsplitters
  • Optical beamsplitting devices
Optical breadboards
  • Optical tables
Optical choppers
Oscilloscopes
  • Digital oscilloscopes
Personal computers
Photo attachments for microscopes
  • Charge-coupled device CCD cameras
Photometers
Photosensitive diodes
  • High-resolution semiconductor detectors
Plotter printers
  • Digital plotters
Pneumatic vacuum equipment
  • Vacuum stations
Polarizers
  • Programmable phase modulators
Pull spring balances
  • Spring scales
Radiation detectors
  • Neutron detectors
  • Scintillation probes
  • Thermoluminescent dosimeters
Roughness measuring instruments
  • Surface profilometers
Scanning electron microscopes
  • Scanning electron microscopes SEM
Scanning probe microscopes
  • Atomic force microscopes
  • Friction-force microscopes
  • Magnetic force microscopes
  • Scanning tunneling microscopes STM
Semiconductor testers
  • Semiconductor parameter analyzers
Signal conditioners
  • Power amplifiers
Signal generators
  • Arbitrary function generators
  • Function generators
  • Optical detectors
  • Radiofrequency RF generators
Single gas monitors
  • Liquid helium level sensors
Sound measuring apparatus or decibel meter
  • Analog sound level meters
  • Digital sound level meters
  • Pistonphones
  • Sound intensity probes
Spectrometers
  • Gamma ray spectrometers
  • High-resolution spectrometers
  • Prism spectrometers
  • Visible spectrometers
  • X ray photoemission spectrometers
Spectrophotometers
Telescopes
Transmission electron microscopes
  • Transmission electron microscopes TEM
Tube furnaces
  • Laboratory tube furnaces
Tweezers
  • Optical tweezers
Ultraviolet UV lamps
  • High intensity UV sources
Visual filters
  • Pinhole filters
Voltage or current meters
  • Digital voltmeters DVM
  • Nanovoltmeters
X ray diffraction equipment
  • X ray crystallography equipment

Technology

Analytical or scientific software
  • Aptech Systems GAUSS software
  • CERN Physics Analysis Workstation PAW
  • CERN ROOT *
  • COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Criss Software XRF11
  • Dose modeling software
  • Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System EPICS
  • GNU Octave *
  • Gnuplot *
  • Maplesoft Maple
  • OriginLab Origin
  • Radiation dose calculation software
  • REDUCE
  • RSI interactive data language IDL software
  • SciGraphica
  • SciLab
  • Spectral Dynamics STAR
  • Spectroscopy software
  • Statistical software
  • Synergy Software KaleidaGraph
  • Systat Software SigmaPlot
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
  • Vector Fields OPERA-3d
  • Video analysis software
  • Wolfram Research Mathematica
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • Mathsoft Mathcad
  • RibbonSoft QCad
Data base management system software
  • SQLite *
Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • MySQL software
Desktop publishing software
  • Scribus software
Development environment software
  • Assembler
  • C
  • Formula translation/translator FORTRAN
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual J++
  • National Instruments LabVIEW
  • Pascal
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program GIMP *
  • Ploticus
  • Xfig
  • XV
Music or sound editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
Object or component oriented development software
  • Microsoft Visual C++
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Python
  • Sun Microsystems Java
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Video creation and editing software
  • Lenox Softworks VideoPoint
Web platform development software
  • JavaScript
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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