Goldwater Materials Science Facility (GMSF)

Part of Arizona State University's Eyring Materials Center, The Goldwater Materials Science Facility provides an extensive array of characterization tools and techniques for optical & structural analysis, surface morphology, chemistry & microscopy, and synthesis & processing.  Widely used techniques include X-ray Diffraction & Topography, Atomic Force Microscopy, FT-IR and Raman Spectroscopy, Auger and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Optical & Stylus Profilometry, Residual Gas Analysis, Ellipsometry, and Thin film synthesis.








Emmanuel Soignard


Operations Director


(480) 965-7242


PSB 233





Location and hours of operation

Hours Location

Monday - Friday     

8 AM - 5 PM 

Goldwater Center for Science & Engineering

650 E Tyler Mall

Tempe, AZ 85281


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Name Role Phone Email Location

(480) 965-7242
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Services List

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High Pressure (4)
Materials Processing & Calorimetry (5)
Surface Imaging (1)

Available Equipment and Resources

Elemental Composition & Ion Beam Analysis Techniques (3)
High Pressure (3)
Materials Processing & Calorimetry (5)
Optical Spectroscopy (6)
Surface Imaging (4)
X-Ray Diffraction (4)