Instrumental methods of analyses form an indispensable aspect of any R & D program. Keeping in view the inability of small educational institution and industries to procure and maintain sophisticated analytical instruments, Analytical Instruments Facilities (AIF) has been set up.
AIF at CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh houses a
variety of sophisticated analytical instruments which are operated and maintained by a
dedicated and qualified group of Scientists and Engineers. It is an integral
part of CSIR-CSIO and operates with an "open access policy". The result of this
policy is that all can benefit from the services of AIF.
The main objectives of AIF facilities are :