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NanoCenter FabLab

Our class 1000 clean room is open to all faculty, students, researchers, government labs and companies.

The FabLab staff have combined over 100 years of fabrication experience using standard techniques for deposition, lithography and metrology.

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NanoCenter NispLab

The NispLab gives researchers the capability to visualize and characterize their research by utilizing the lastest in SEM and TEM technology. Our staff can train you to use our equipment or handle the job for you.

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NanoOptics Lab

The NanoCenter's newest lab is now operational! The NanoOptics Lab has a new NT-MDT AFM with confocal raman sprctroscopy, a Horiba Imaging Spectrometer allowing for flexible experiement setups, and a Shimadzu FTIR Spectrometer.

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Nanoscience Education

The Materials Science and Engineering Deptartment offers an Intro to Nanotechnology (ENMA181) 1 credit course to give insight to this tiny world. Additionally, an Interdisciplinary Minor can be earned by students from Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry.

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Want to Use Our Facilities?

The NanoCenter labs include the FabLab, NispLab, and NanoOptics Lab. In addition to these resources, access to other shared equipment are located in partner labs accross campus to cover the gamut of research necessities.

We strive to deliver high quality tools, advice and service to our entire research community. If you are interested in doing research in one of our labs, then click here for more information.

About the NanoCenter

The Maryland NanoCenter is the hub of a network of interdisciplinary researchers, faculty, labs, and organizations with the goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of all things nano.

This website is here for information on our efforts, encourage collaborations, and facilitate our current users. While you are here, you can use this website to:

Recent Publications

  • 1. Voltage gated ion and molecule transport in engineered nanochannels: theory, fabrication and applications
    Weihua Guan, Sylvia Xin Li, Mark A Reed
    Nanotechnology, 2014-03, 25 (12), pp.122001-
    doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/12/122001
  • 2. Copper-Stabilized Sulfur-Microporous Carbon Cathodes for Li-S Batteries
    Shiyou Zheng, Feng Yi, Zhipeng Li, Yujie Zhu, Yunhua Xu, Chao Luo, Junhe Yang, Chunsheng Wang
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2014-03, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1002/adfm.201304156
  • 3. Interface scattering in polycrystalline thermoelectrics
    Adrian Popescu, Paul M. Haney
    Journal of Applied Physics, 2014-03, 115 (12), pp.123701
    doi: 10.1063/1.4869259

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Upcoming Events

June 17, 2014 9:30 a.m.
NanoCenter NISP Lab SEM Summer Short Course More»

June 24, 2014 9:30 a.m.
NanoCenter NISP Lab TEM Summer Short Course More»

June 30, 2014 9:30 a.m.
NanoCenter NISP Lab FIB Summer Short Course More»

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