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NIST CNST - NanoCenter Collaboration Grant

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photo courtesy HDR Architecture, Inc./Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing
In July of 2006, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) awarded the University of Maryland a $1.5M Nanotechnology grant that supports a cooperative agreement to broaden collaborations in research efforts in development and manufacturing at the nano scale.

How to Use the CNST NanoFab Facilities

In order to use the CNST facilities, you must first discuss your projct with the NanoFab Manager (

Details For NIST Staff or Guests Researchers:
For NIST Staff or Guest Researchers

Details For External Users:
For External "Facility Users"

Travel Grant Award

The CNST in cooperation with the University of Maryland NanoCenter is offering opportunities for young researchers and graduate students to use the CNST facilities. The travel grant award covers costs of traveling beyond normal communting distances up to $1000.

For more information visit the CNST Travel Grant Page.

CNST NanoFab Facilities

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  • Specialty Tools
  • Lithography
  • Post Process
  • Furnaces/CVD
  • Dry Etch
  • Metal Deposition
  • Wet Chemistry
  • Inspection
  • View the Complete Equipment List

CNST Travel Grant Award

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