Northwestern University Laser and Electronics Design Core Facility
The Northwestern University Laser and Electronics Design core facility (NU-LED) provides instrumentation and electronics fabrication support to the Department of Chemistry and the greater Northwestern University Community. NU-LED offers professional design, fabrication, integration, and testing/repair services in the fields of electronics and optical engineering. NU-LED also maintains a collection of professional quality electrical test instruments which is available for rent. Our staff provides educational assistance to students, postdocs, and faculty through both informal consultation and classes. We assist groups with developing, monitoring, and troubleshooting to quickly diagnose any issues with digital, analog, and laser based systems.
NU-LED’s functions include but are not limited to:
- High level electronics design/fabrication
- Instrument integration and automation (e.g., LabVIEW Programming)
- Optical system development
- Electronics and optics troubleshooting
- Instrument repair and maintenance