The new lab
31 August 2010. A space is being refurbished in the Joseph Black building to house the new ultrafast physical chemistry labs. Layout of the current space (some parts may still belong to other groups):
Panorama of the main area, which used to be a computer lab (click for larger version).
Side area, which used to be a lecture theatre (click for larger version):
Another side area used as a seminar room (click for larger version):
13 September 2010. Rough plan for new lab.
21 December 2010. They have started demolishign the walls and ceilings in the space for the new ultrafast physical chemistry labs (click on picture for a 3000-pixel version).
18 January 2011. The first partitions are going up.
21 January 2011: A lot of the partitioning done.
27 January 2011: partitioning pretty much finished. Laser lab 1:
Laser lab 2:
Laser lab 3:
11 March 2011: The lab is almost finished. Here is a 30 second (sped up by 2x) video of the new laser labs (mov, 128 MB)
11 April 2011: Photo of our laser lab in the 1950s.
12 April: The optical tables are finally moved in
And in the blue lab. The regen should be installed here next week.
Prof Wynne planking on the laser table...
Asia doing microscopy with the Linkam stage
The kitchen cum office in the ultrafast laser lab