Renovation of the laser lab

The renovation of the laser lab is now complete. Discover here the new lab before we moved in, or take a look at some snapshots of the work in progress.

The final result

The laser area

The renovation resulted in a more functional and flexible layout.

Renovated laser lab

Storage space, benchtop space and overhead racks are some notable features of the new lab.

Renovated laser lab

The room can be divided by laser curtains into three independant zones, which provides additional safety.

Renovated laser lab

Behind the curtains, the new hallway connects the three areas of the lab and the entrance doors.

Renovated laser lab

The preparation area

Renovated laser lab

A laminar flow hood enables us to work with a wider range of samples.

Renovated laser lab

The microscopy, computing and meeting area

Renovated laser lab

Work in progress during the Fall 2012

Before

Laser lab under renovation

After moving out

Laser lab under renovation

The old cabinets are removed

Laser lab under renovation

The old door is closed up...

Laser lab under renovation

...and relocated to the front for better flow.

Laser lab under renovation

Overhead racks and utility channels for the optic tables

Laser lab under renovation

New sample preparation area

Laser lab under renovation