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COVID-19 : Updated NanoCenter Operations Information

Updated 6/8/2020

Please read our updates to our operations in FabLab, AIM Lab, and partner labs.

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Hot Papers Issue 2

The latest issue of Hot Papers is out now!

Check out the latest publications featuring work done using our AIM Lab's Electron Microscopes.

Hot Papers Issue 2: Electron Microscopy

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. Plasmonic nanoarcs: a versatile platform with tunable localized surface plasmon resonances in octave intervals
    Kunyi Zhang, Andrew P. Lawson, Chase T. Ellis, Matthew S. Davis, Thomas E. Murphy, Hans A. Bechtel, Joseph G. Tischler, Oded Rabin
    Optics Express, 2020-10, 28 (21), pp.30889
    doi: 10.1364/OE.403728
  • 2. Elucidating Structural Transformations in LixV2O5 Electrochromic Thin Films by Multimodal Spectroscopies
    Angelique Jarry, Mitchell Walker, Stefan Theodoru, Leonard J. Brillson, Gary W. Rubloff
    Chemistry of Materials, 2020-08, 32 (17), pp.7226-7236
    doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01478
  • 3. Suppression of hydrogen evolution at catalytic surfaces in aqueous lithium ion batteries
    Fei Wang, Chuan-Fu Lin, Xiao Ji, Gary W. Rubloff, Chunsheng Wang
    Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2020-07, 8 (30), pp.14921-14926
    doi: 10.1039/D0TA05568A
  • 4. Enabling high performance all-solid-state lithium metal batteries using solid polymer electrolytes plasticized with ionic liquid
    Matthew D. Widstrom, Kyle B. Ludwig, Jesse E. Matthews, Angelique Jarry, Metecan Erdi, Arthur V. Cresce, Gary Rubloff, Peter Kofinas
    Electrochimica Acta, 2020-06, 345 (), pp.136156
    doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2020.136156
  • 5. Methane-to-Aromatics in a Gas Recycle Methane Reactor/Hydrogen Membrane Separator
    Mann Sakbodin, Emily Schulman, Ying Pan, Eric D. Wachsman, Dongxia Liu
    Catalysis Today, 2020-06, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.06.028

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COVID-19 Updates

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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.

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