S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Technical Cell - Central Equipment Facilities

Frequently asked questions

Q1. I am an external researcher, can I do an experiment using the laboratory facilities available at S. N. Bose centre?

Yes, you are most welcomed to our laboratory facility. However, you have to pay for it. Please visit Rates page to know the rate for each equipments.

Q2. How to make a payment?

Payment can be made in two ways: (i) Cash, (ii) Draft.

  • Cash can be directly submitted to Mr. Shudhanshu Chakrabarty, before starting the experiment.
  • Draft should be in favour of S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences.

Q3. What happens, if I do not get data due to Instrument malfunctioning?

You can book a new slot or your money will be refunded.

Q4. Can I operate the Instrument Personally?

No. To save time and cost we have appointed well trained operators who will take the data and then data will be handed over to you.

Q5. If I pay the rates first, is it possible to get the data remotely?

Yes. If you send the money over a Draft, then we will send the data over email. You need not have to come personally for data collection There is no extra charge for this service.

Q6. What are the upcoming facilities?

  • High resolution Transmission Electron Microscope (HRTEM) with Energy Dispersive X-ray Analysis (EDAX) and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy (EELS)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)