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NanoDay 2014

The NanoCenter hosted NanoDay 2014 on Wed, June 11. The event featured plenary talks by prominent scientists in nanoscience, a poster session for breaking research, and networking opportunities.

Additionally, there were electron microscopy workshops for SEM, TEM, and FIB the following two days hosted by the NispLab.

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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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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 and NispLab. 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. The reversible anomalous high lithium capacity of MnO2 nanowires
    Jaehee Song, Jonathon Duay, Eleanor Gillette, Sang Bok Lee
    Chemical Communications, 2014-07, 50 (55), pp.7352
    doi: 10.1039/c4cc02001d
  • 2. Redox-exchange induced heterogeneous RuO2-conductive polymer nanowires
    Zhe Gui, Jonathon Duay, Junkai Hu, Sang Bok Lee
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014-06, 16 (24), pp.12332
    doi: 10.1039/c4cp00763h
  • 3. Expanded graphite as superior anode for sodium-ion batteries
    Yang Wen, Kai He, Yujie Zhu, Fudong Han, Yunhua Xu, Isamu Matsuda, Yoshitaka Ishii, John Cumings, Chunsheng Wang
    Nature Communications, 2014-06, 5 (), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/ncomms5033

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