Diagnosis & Measurement Unit (DMU)



Diagnosis and Measurement Unit (DMU) develops core competences in advanced material characterisation and dimensional metrology for R&D in advanced manufacturing technologies. With interdisciplinary expertise and extensive range of advanced analytical equipment, DMU readily provides consultations, material insights and engineering solutions for the industry.

Focus Research Areas 

  • Advanced Material Characterisation
  • Dimensional Metrology


  • Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope with Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (FE-SEM EDS)
  • Focused Ion Beam (FIB) with Electron Backscattered Diffraction (EBSD)
  • X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
  • High Resolution Microfocus and Nanofocus X-ray CT System
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Raman Microscope
  • UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer
  • Spectroscopic Ellipsometer
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
  • Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA)
  • Thermomechanical Analyzer (TMA)
  • Simultaneous Thermal Analyzer (STA)
  • Rotational Rheometer
  • X-ray Diffractometer (XRD)
  • High Accuracy and High-Speed Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Optical 3D Surface Metrology System
  • Optical Interferometer
  • Stylus Profilometer
  • Multi-functional Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Universal Testing Machine (UTM)
  • Rockwell Hardness Tester
  • Micro-Vickers Hardness Tester
  • Nano-Indentation with High Temperature Capabilities
  • Metallurgical Microscopes with Image Analysis
  • Metallurgical Specimen Preparation System
  • Environmental Test Chambers: Temperature, Humidity


  • Advanced Material Characterisation
  • Dimensional Measurement
  • X-ray Analysis and High-resolution X-ray CT Inspection
  • Failure Analysis

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