National Institute of Lasers and Optronics

Spectroscopy Division

Material Division

Optronics Division

Agriculture and Biophotonics Division

Laser Development Division

Technical Services Division

Material Characterization Group

The Materials Characterization Lab is a broad spectrum diagnostic facility. It offers researchers access to a wide-range of characterization instruments, expertise and services. The vision and goal of AMCL is to embrace and support a multi disciplinary base for researchers. The AMCL facilities are open to the researchers, faculty and students from the universities, research and development organizations, and local industries.


  • RAMAN/ PL/ EL Spectroscopy
  • Scanning Probe Microscope (SPM)/ Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Ellipsometer
  • UV-VIS spectrophotometer

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Recent activities

  • Optical characterization of thin films and diagnostics of biological and other materials.
  • Characterization of quantum devices such as Gallium Nitride based LEDs, metal and semiconductor nanoparticles, polymer nanofibers etc.