March 25, 2019 UMD Home FabLab AIMLab

New NanoCenter Director

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Sang Bok Lee has been selected to serve as the next director of the University of Maryland NanoCenter (which includes the FabLab and AIMLab). Prof. Lee's 5-year term will begin on July 1, 2018.

Prof. Lee will be replacing Gary Rubloff, who has led the NanoCenter since its inception in 2004.

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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. Mesopore differences between pillared lamellar MFI and MWW zeolites probed by atomic layer deposition of titania and consequences on photocatalysis
    Junyan Zhang, Zheng Lu, Wei Wu, Dat T. Tran, Wenjin Shang, Huiyong Chen, Yu Lei, Zhenglong Li, Mei Wang, Taylor J. Woehl, Dongxia Liu
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2019-03, 0 (), pp.260-269
    doi: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2018.10.009
  • 2. Measurement of the Casimir torque
    David A. T. Somers, Joseph L. Garrett, Kevin J. Palm, Jeremy N. Munday
    Nature, 2018-12, 564 (7736), pp.386-389
    doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0777-8
  • 3. Add-drop filter with complex waveguide Bragg grating and multimode interferometer operating on arbitrarily spaced channels
    Shengjie Xie, Jiahao Zhan, Yiwen Hu, Yang Zhang, Sylvain Veilleux, Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Mario Dagenais
    Optics Letters, 2018-12, 43 (24), pp.6045
    doi: 10.1364/OL.43.006045
  • 4. Quantitative Theory of the Grain Boundary Impact on the Open-Circuit Voltage of Polycrystalline Solar Cells
    Benoit Gaury, Paul M. Haney
    ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2018-12, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01246
  • 5. Catalyst-Free In Situ Carbon Nanotube Growth in Confined Space via High Temperature Gradient
    Chaoji Chen, Yanan Chen, Shuze Zhu, Jiaqi Dai, Glenn Pastel, Yonggang Yao, Dapeng Liu, Yanbin Wang, Jiayu Wan, Teng Li, Wei Luo, Liangbing Hu
    Research, 2018-12, 2018 (), pp.1-9
    doi: 10.1155/2018/1793784

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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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