Important Links

Links for XPS and AES

Workshop On XPS

Booking Request Form

User Charges


Usage Data

Surface Characterization Lab

How to Book slots(XPS with AES modules) :

Instrument Slot Booking

Procedure for users from Outside IITK for availing the facility

Users from outside IITK should write to either the convener or any one of the co- ordination committee members. The facility has an "Envisioned Policy" to make about 20-25% of the time on the instrument available to "Outside IITK Users", with particular preference to Academic Institutions. Slots will be made at the earliest time as per the existing demands on the instrument. Efforts to provide time within 2 weeks of the formal confirmed request will be made.
The samples can mailed or brought in person (preferred). Mailing address:

The Convener, Surface Characterisation Lab, ACMS, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208 016, UP.

The data will be sent by "Indian speed post" after the experiments and completed. No data processing responsibility will be taken up. User is welcome to come and do this exercise in our Lab with prior co-ordination. The raw data in system format, data save in text or ASCII format along with one set of colour printout of spectra will be posted at our earliest convenience. Advance payment of usage charges is mandatory. Users are request to avoid unnecessary communications through emails/phones. The Facility is already striving to give its users "the best of services".