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Facilities Rate Update

The NanoCenter equipment rates in the AIM Lab and FabLab are changing. The new rates will go in effect Jan. 1, 2024.

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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. In Situ Lignin Adhesion for High-Performance Bamboo Composites
    Taotao Meng, Yu Ding, Yu Liu, Lin Xu, Yimin Mao, Julia Gelfond, Shuke Li, Zhihan Li, Paul F. Salipante, Hoon Kim, J. Y. Zhu, Xuejun Pan, Liangbing Hu
    Nano Letters, 2023-09, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.3c01497
  • 2. 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
  • 3. In Situ Raman Mapping of Si Island Electrodes and Stress Modeling as a Function of Lithiation and Size
    Haotian Wang, Yueming Song, Victoria Castagna Ferrari, Nam Soo Kim, Sang Bok Lee, Paul Albertus, Gary Rubloff, David Murdock Stewart
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acsami.3c06287
  • 4. Oleo-sheets and omni-sheets: Fabric-like superabsorbers for oil, water, or any solvent
    Hema Choudhary, Christine Zhou, Srinivasa R. Raghavan
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023-08, (), pp.145252
    doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2023.145252
  • 5. Extreme lithium-metal cycling enabled by a mixed ion- and electron-conducting garnet three-dimensional architecture
    George V. Alexander, Changmin Shi, Jon O’Neill, Eric D. Wachsman
    Nature Materials, 2023-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/s41563-023-01627-9

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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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