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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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Recent Publications

  • 1. Real-time ultra-sensitive detection of SARS-CoV-2 by quasi-freestanding epitaxial graphene-based biosensor
    Soaram Kim, Heeju Ryu, Sheldon Tai, Michael Pedowitz, John Robertson Rzasa, Daniel J. Pennachio, Jenifer R. Hajzus, Donald K. Milton, Rachael Myers-Ward, Kevin M. Daniels
    Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2022-02, 197 (), pp.113803
    doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2021.113803
  • 2. Lightweight, strong, moldable wood via cell wall engineering as a sustainable structural material
    Shaoliang Xiao, Chaoji Chen, Qinqin Xia, Yu Liu, Yuan Yao, Qiongyu Chen, Matt Hartsfield, Alexandra Brozena, Kunkun Tu, Stephen J. Eichhorn, Yonggang Yao, Jianguo Li, Wentao Gan, Sheldon Q. Shi, Vina W. Yang, Marco Lo Ricco, J.Y. Zhu, Ingo Burgert, Alan Luo, Teng Li, Liangbing Hu
    Science, 2021-10, 374 (6566), pp.465-471
    doi: 10.1126/science.abg9556
  • 3. Fast Li-Ion Conduction in Spinel-Structured Solids
    Jan L. Allen, Bria A. Crear, Rishav Choudhury, Michael J. Wang, Dat T. Tran, Lin Ma, Philip M. Piccoli, Jeff Sakamoto, Jeff Wolfenstine
    Molecules, 2021-04, 26 (9), pp.2625
    doi: 10.3390/molecules26092625
  • 4. Four-dimensional thermal evolution of the East African Orogen: accessory phase petrochronology of crustal profiles through the Tanzanian Craton and Mozambique Belt, northeastern Tanzania
    Francisco E. Apen, Roberta L. Rudnick, John M. Cottle, Andrew R. C. Kylander-Clark, Madalyn S. Blondes, Philip M. Piccoli, Gareth Seward
    Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 2020-10, 175 (11), pp.
    doi: 10.1007/s00410-020-01737-6
  • 5. Plasmonic nanoarcs: a versatile platform with tunable localized surface plasmon resonances in octave intervals
    Kunyi Zhang, Andrew P. Lawson, Chase T. Ellis, Matthew S. Davis, Thomas E. Murphy, Hans A. Bechtel, Joseph G. Tischler, Oded Rabin
    Optics Express, 2020-10, 28 (21), pp.30889
    doi: 10.1364/OE.403728

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The NanoCenter labs include the FabLab and AIM 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.

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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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