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WBG 2014

The Workshop on Defects in Wide Bandgap (WBG) Semiconductors will be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland (near Washington, DC) on the 23rd of September, 2014. The main objective of this one-day workshop is to bring together nation's leading experts in the WBG supply chain to identify fundamental research needs in WBG materials for advancing power electronics switching applications.

A Small Gift to Dr. Loh Makes a Big Hit

UMD president Dr. Wallace Loh (center) receives a personally engraved gold and silicon wafer, a key component of semiconductor and micro-machine fabrication. The wafer, created by Dr. Jim O'Connor of the Maryland NanoCenter (left) shows logos of the other Big Ten Schools, of which University of Maryland is the newest school, surround the central disk.

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 NispLab

The NispLab 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 NispLab. 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. Layer-by-layer assembly of graphene oxide membranes via electrostatic interaction
    Meng Hu, Baoxia Mi
    Journal of Membrane Science, 2014-11, 469 (), pp.80-87
    doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2014.06.036
  • 2. Characterization of palladium/copper/ceria electrospun fibers for water–gas shift catalysis
    William T. Gibbons, Tracy H. Liu, Karen J. Gaskell, Gregory S. Jackson
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2014-11, 160-161 (), pp.465-479
    doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.06.001
  • 3. On the chemistry of activating commercial carbon-supported PtRu electrocatalyst for methanol oxidation reaction
    De-Jun Chen, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe Jay Tong
    Chem. Commun., 2014-09, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C4CC06098A

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September 23, 2014 7:00 a.m.
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