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March for Science

The March for Science will take place on Earth Day, April 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The Maryland NanoCenter will facilitate UMD participation in the march.

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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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Upcoming Events

April 5, 2017 11:00 a.m.
Job Search 101 (F-1): Intro to Careers4Engineers + Internships/ Co-ops for International Students More»

April 7, 2017 1:00 p.m.
MSE Seminar Series: Robert Shull, NIST More»

April 7, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Booz Allen Hamilton Colloquium: Dr. Andreas C. Cangellaris, Professor, University of Illinois  More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. High saturation intensity in InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells and impact on the realization of the intermediate band concept at room-temperature
    Tian Li, Mario Dagenais
    Applied Physics Letters, 2017-02, 110 (6), pp.061107
    doi: 10.1063/1.4975478
  • 2. Oxygen vacancy-induced magnetic moment in edge-sharing CuO2 chains of Li2CuO2−δ
    G J Shu, J C Tian, C K Lin, M Hayashi, S C Liou, W T Chen, Deniz P Wong, H L Liou, F C Chou
    New Journal of Physics, 2017-02, 19 (2), pp.023026
    doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/aa5af2
  • 3. Compressive pre-stress effects on magnetostrictive behaviors of highly textured Galfenol and Alfenol thin sheets
    Julia R. Downing, Suok-Min Na, Alison B. Flatau
    AIP Advances, 2017-01, 7 (5), pp.056420
    doi: 10.1063/1.4974064
  • 4. Spinel LiNi0.5 Mn1.5 O4 Cathode for High-Energy Aqueous Lithium-Ion Batteries
    Fei Wang, Liumin Suo, Yujia Liang, Chongyin Yang, Fudong Han, Tao Gao, Wei Sun, Chunsheng Wang
    Advanced Energy Materials, 2017-01, (), pp.1600922
    doi: 10.1002/aenm.201600922
  • 5. Low Temperature Carbonization of Cellulose Nanocrystals for High Performance Carbon Anode of Sodium-Ion Batteries
    Hongli Zhu, Fei Shen, Wei Luo, Shuze Zhb, Minhua Zhao, Bharath Natarajan, Jiaqi Dai, Lihui Zhou, Xiulei Ji, Reza S. Yassar, Teng Li, Liangbing Hu
    Nano Energy, 2017-01, in press (), pp.
    doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.01.021

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The NanoCenter labs include the FabLab and AIM Lab. In addition to these resources, access to other shared equipment are located in partner labs accross campus to cover the gamut of research necessities.

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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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