Nondestructive Testing and Imaging Laboratory

Led by: Raimond GRIMBERG
Fields: Mater. Sci. Chemistry & Synthesis
Elec. Electron. Sys. & Telecom. Eng.
Institution: National Institute of Research and Development for Technical Physics (IFT)
Scientists/Total: 5/8
Keywords:  -

The NDE research team, one of the largest and most active in Romania, has a long and sustained record of being at the forefront in developing novel electromagnetic and ultrasound NDE techologies, for both the defense and civilian sectors.
Our work is sustained by activities in the domains of aerospace, automotive, biomedical defense, civilian constructions, nuclear power industries, etc. The laboratory has proper equipment to conduct research in electromagnetic and ultrasound evaluation for structures monitoring and mechanical characterization.
Development of new electromagnetic and ultrasound methods and transducers for nondestructive testing and characterization of materials and structures. Eddy current imaging enhancement using electromagnetic evanescent waves


Eddy Current
PC based SOFRATEST 6000N (Single and Multifrequency)
Eddy Current Rotating Magnetic Field Equipments (Single and Multifrequency)
Pulsed Eddy Current equipment
A variety of eddy current probes
Remote Field Eddy Current Probes

PhasorXS Ultrasonic equipment using both conventional and ultrasonic phased array transducer - PhasorXS Ultrasonic equipment
PC based SOFRATEST 4200 & 1200. ultrasonic equipment
Panametrics 5073 – Pulser/ Receiver
Ultrasonic transducers for longitudinal and transversal waves and phased array transducers
Focalized transducers

Dynamical Mechanical Analyzer – Dynamical Mechanical Analyzer
DMA 242C
State–of–the–Art Data Display and Analysis software

Network/Spectrum/Impedance Analyzer Agilent 4395A with magnetic property tools, dielectrical properties tool
XYZ – R motorized stage controlled by PC with spatial resolution of 100 nm
Programmable Arbitrary Function Generators
RLC methods
Digital Oscilloscope LeCroy Waverunner 64Xi, Hameg, etc.
Power supplies
RF Power Amplifier
Lock – in amplifiers : SR 850A, SR 4395A
Digital Multimeters

Monitoring Equipment
SpectralEye using Fiber Bragg gratings

Equipments for soil characterization
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Geophysical Survey System, USA – GPR
Many types of antennas – Antenna



Bvd. Mangeron nr. 47, 700050
Iași, jud. Iași, România
Tel: +40 232 430680
Fax: +40 232 231132




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