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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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Want to Use Our Facilities?

The NanoCenter labs include the FabLab and AIMLab. 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. Low Temperature Carbonization of Cellulose Nanocrystals for High Performance Carbon Anode of Sodium-Ion Batteries
    Hongli Zhu, Fei Shen, Wei Luo, Shuze Zhb, Minhua Zhao, Bharath Natarajan, Jiaqi Dai, Lihui Zhou, Xiulei Ji, Reza S. Yassar, Teng Li, Liangbing Hu
    Nano Energy, 2017-01, in press (), pp.
    doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.01.021
  • 2. All-wood, Low Tortuosity, Aqueous, Biodegradable Supercapacitors with Ultra-High Capacitance
    Chaoji Chen, Ying Zhang, Yiju Li, Jiaqi Dai, Jianwei Song, Yonggang yao, Yunhui Gong, Iain Kierzewski, Jia Xie, Liangbing Hu
    Energy Environ. Sci., 2017-01, in print (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C6EE03716J
  • 3. Negating interfacial impedance in garnet-based solid-state Li metal batteries
    Xiaogang Han, Yunhui Gong, Kun (Kelvin) Fu, Xingfeng He, Gregory T. Hitz, Jiaqi Dai, Alex Pearse, Boyang Liu, Howard Wang, Gary Rubloff, Yifei Mo, Venkataraman Thangadurai, Eric D. Wachsman, Liangbing Hu
    Nature Materials, 2016-12, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/nmat4821

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Upcoming Events

January 19, 2017 9:30 a.m.
AIM Lab Winter 2017 TEM Short Course More»

January 23, 2017 10:00 a.m.
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January 31, 2017 11:00 a.m.
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