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The VIIBRE Microfabrication Core facilities include photolithography and soft lithography cleanrooms and equipment as well as very well-equipped machine and electronics shops.               

To use our facilities, please review the information posted on the New User Information page, schedule training with David Schaffer, and laboratory bench time through the VUMC C.O.R.E.S. system.                


Electronics Shop

Custom electronic controls and systems are assembled in VIIBRE's Electronics Shop.               

  • Hakko 936 Solder Station (2)                                        
  • Hakko 703B Rework Station                                        
  • Powerstat 3PF116 AC Power Supply                                        
  • RSR HY3003-3 DC Power Supply                                        
  • Wavetek Model 75A Waveform Generator                                        
  • Wavetek Model 23 Function Generator                                        
  • Energy Concepts 30820A Oscilloscope                                        
  • Yokogawa DL1540 Digital Oscilloscope                                        


VIIBRE's Electronics Shop


VIIBRE's Electronics Shop



Machine Shop

Many of the devices created in VIIBRE's laboratories require pre- or post-processing, or the addition of enclosures, clamps, molds or structural systems, which can be fabricated in our Machine Shop.                

  • Tormach PCNC770 CNC Milling Machine with Automatic Tool Changer, 3 axes                                        
  • Taig DSLS 3000 CNC Milling Machine, 4-Axis    
  • Epilog Mini 30W Laser Cutter / Engraver                       
  • Bridgeport Vertical Milling Machine                                        
  • Grizzly DF-1237G 12" Lathe                                        
  • Emco Compact 5 Lathe                                        
  • Rockwell 1" Belt Sander                                        
  • Sears/Craftsman 15" Drill Press                                        
  • Black & Decker 6" Bench Grinder                                        
  • Delta/Rockwell 28-380 14" Bandsaw                                        
  • Fume Hood                                        

VIIBRE's Machine Shop




If you would like to know more about our microfabrication services and discuss how we could assist your research endeavors, please also contact our core manager David Schaffer.