Tools and Facilities
Rapid Prototyping is at the core of what IdeaSquare does. If you are a member of the CERN community, come by and use our facilities to prototype.
Have an idea you want to see in the real world? Come by and print it using one of our 3D printers.
German reprap X400
Various printing materials
The ElectroShop is set up to let you create, program and test your electronics creations. It contains equipment for printing circuit boards, soldering, programming and testing.
Soldering and De-soldering stations suitable for even surface mount soldering
Variable power supplies
Easy access to basic components
The Machine Shop has everything you need for cutting, drilling, assembling, and gluing.
As always, remember to ask for help before you need it.
Electric hand tools
Basic prototyping materials
Light Room is set up to provide a semi-cleanroom environment equipped with an optical table, PC controlled stereo-microscope, and radioactive sources: Sr90 and Am241. Small set up to perform tests at Kelvin level also available.
(Currently dedicated to Neutrino project) Please ask if you need help and some working space.
Leica M205C stereo microscope
Thorlabs optic table
(Not yet functional):
Pfeiffer vacuum pump