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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. High saturation intensity in InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells and impact on the realization of the intermediate band concept at room-temperature
    Tian Li, Mario Dagenais
    Applied Physics Letters, 2017-02, 110 (6), pp.061107
    doi: 10.1063/1.4975478
  • 2. Oxygen vacancy-induced magnetic moment in edge-sharing CuO2 chains of Li2CuO2−δ
    G J Shu, J C Tian, C K Lin, M Hayashi, S C Liou, W T Chen, Deniz P Wong, H L Liou, F C Chou
    New Journal of Physics, 2017-02, 19 (2), pp.023026
    doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/aa5af2
  • 3. Compressive pre-stress effects on magnetostrictive behaviors of highly textured Galfenol and Alfenol thin sheets
    Julia R. Downing, Suok-Min Na, Alison B. Flatau
    AIP Advances, 2017-01, 7 (5), pp.056420
    doi: 10.1063/1.4974064

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Upcoming Events

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AIM Lab Workshop: 3D EDS & EBSD More»

March 7, 2017 10:00 a.m.
May Commencement Grad Fair March 7-9 More»

March 15, 2017 10:00 a.m.
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