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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 AIMLab

The AIMLab 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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Selected Publications from NanoCenter's AIM Lab and FabLab More»

Powering a Greener Future More»

Device That Harvests Water From Air Named Top UMD Invention of the Year More»


Upcoming Events

June 5, 2023 11:00 a.m.
NanoColloquium: Seung-Tae Hong - Exploration of Cathode Materials for Mg & Ca Ion Batteries More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. Development of a novel colorimetric sensor array based on oxidized chitin nanocrystals and deep learning for monitoring beef freshness
    Xiaoxue Jia, Peihua Ma, Kevin Tarwa, Yimin Mao, Qin Wang
    Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2023-09, 390 (), pp.133931
    doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2023.133931
  • 2. Freestanding region-responsive bilayer for functional packaging of ingestible devices
    Michael A. Straker, Joshua A. Levy, Justin M. Stine, Vivian Borbash, Luke A. Beardslee, Reza Ghodssi
    Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2023-05, 9 (1), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/s41378-023-00536-w
  • 3. Dynamic Electrode–Electrolyte Intermixing in Solid-State Sodium Nano-Batteries
    R. Blake Nuwayhid, Alexander C. Kozen, Daniel M. Long, Kunal Ahuja, Gary W. Rubloff, Keith E. Gregorczyk
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023-05, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acsami.2c23256
  • 4. Solvent‐Free Electrolyte for High‐Temperature Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries
    An L Phan, Chamithri Jayawardana, Phung ML Le, Jiaxun Zhang, Bo Nan, Weiran Zhang, Brett L Lucht, Singyuk Hou, Chunsheng Wang
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2023-05, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1002/adfm.202301177
  • 5. Novel design for a microfluidic-based platform for yeast replicative lifespan (RLS) analysis
    Georgia D. Kaprou, Abhay Andar, Pranjul Shah, Carole L. Linster, Nicole Paczia
    Micro and Nano Engineering, 2023-05, (), pp.100199
    doi: 10.1016/j.mne.2023.100199

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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.

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