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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. Carbon Welding by Ultrafast Joule Heating
    Yonggang Yao, Kun Kelvin Fu, Shuze Zhu, Jiaqi Dai, Yanbin Wang, Glenn Pastel, Yanan Chen, Tian Li, Chengwei Wang, Teng Li, Liangbing Hu
    Nano Letters, 2016-10, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b03888
  • 2. Characterization of carbon nanostructures in Al and Ag covetic alloys
    H.M. Iftekhar Jaim, Daniel P. Cole, Lourdes G. Salamanca-Riba
    Carbon, 2016-10, 111 (), pp.309-321
    doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.10.007
  • 3. Defect passivation by proton irradiation in ferromagnet-oxide-silicon junctions
    Holly N. Tinkey, Hanan Dery, Ian Appelbaum
    Applied Physics Letters, 2016-10, 109 (14), pp.142407
    doi: 10.1063/1.4964344

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Upcoming Events

October 24, 2016 4:00 p.m.
Innovation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: John Baras More»

October 24, 2016 5:00 p.m.
White Symposium: "Vistas in Wireless and Hybrid Communications"  More»

October 25, 2016 11:00 a.m.
ChBE Seminar Series: Jerry Y.S. Lin More»

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