Research Facilities

The School is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments for training and research in the areas specified.

The equipment and facilities available include:

  • Intrinsic Ge detectors with PC-based multichannel analysis capabilities
  • Liquid scintillation counters
  • Gamma counters
  • Thermoluminescent dosimeter readers
  • Gamma cameras
  • Medical X-ray devices
  • High-level gamma irradiators
  • Portable radiation monitoring equipment
  • Calibrated radon standards
  • Nonionizing radiation and electromagnetic field monitoring equipment
  • Gas chromatograph units
  • High-pressure liquid chromatographs
  • High-speed and ultracentrifuges
  • UV-visible spectrophotometers
  • Particle size spectrometer
  • Monodisperse aerosol generator
  • Instruments to measure pulmonary function.
  • Cell culture facilities
  • Molecular biology equipment
  • High-resolution microarray scanner
  • State-of-the-art in vivo and in vitro brain barrier transport facility
  • High pressure microwave tissue digestion system
  • Preclinical Photoacoustic Scanner
  • Eclipse stations for Radiation Treatment Planning
  • 3T Human MRI (GE Signa)
  • 7T preclinical MRI (Bruker)

Also available on campus are a nuclear reactor, a linear accelerator, an accelerator mass spectrometer, transmission and scanning electron microscopes and high-performance liquid chromatography, supercomputing facilities, and accredited animal facilities.

Graduate students have access to all the University's library facilities, including computer-based on-line search capabilities. The diagnostic X-ray and radiation oncology facilities of the Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, are utilized in the medical physics program.

INDURE -  Indiana Database for University Research Expertise The Indiana Database for University Research Expertise (INDURE) is now online! With this tool, you can search for Purdue faculty members and their research activities by entering relevant keywords, or alternatively you can use a simple navigation mechanism to find them by specifying fields of study. Visit the database to identify Purdue researchers by keywords or fields of interest.

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