October 20, 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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Upcoming Events

October 23, 2019 9:00 a.m.
ChBE Seminar: Towards Scalable Manufacturing of Nanocomposite Films and Membranes Using Capillarity More»

October 25, 2019 1:00 p.m.
MSE Seminar Series: Material Science Investigations to Advance Li-ion and Li Metal Batteries More»

November 1, 2019 1:00 p.m.
MSE Seminar Series: Modeling of heat flow across interfaces More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cell Based on Sequential Doping of PTAA
    Yangyi Yao, Wei-Lun Hsu, Mario Dagenais
    IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2019-07, 9 (4), pp.1025-1030
    doi: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2910236
  • 2. A facile multi-material direct laser writing strategy
    Andrew C. Lamont, Michael A. Restaino, Matthew J. Kim, Ryan D. Sochol
    Lab on a Chip, 2019-06, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C9LC00398C
  • 3. Revisiting the cold case of cold fusion
    Curtis P. Berlinguette, Yet-Ming Chiang, Jeremy N. Munday, Thomas Schenkel, David K. Fork, Ross Koningstein, Matthew D. Trevithick
    Nature, 2019-06, 570 (7759), pp.45-51
    doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1256-6
  • 4. A radiative cooling structural material
    Tian Li, Yao Zhai, Shuaiming He, Wentao Gan, Zhiyuan Wei, Mohammad Heidarinejad, Daniel Dalgo, Ruiyu Mi, Xinpeng Zhao, Jianwei Song, Jiaqi Dai, Chaoji Chen, Ablimit Aili, Azhar Vellore, Ashlie Martini, Ronggui Yang, Jelena Srebric, Xiaobo Yin, Liangbing Hu
    Science, 2019-05, 364 (6442), pp.760-763
    doi: 10.1126/science.aau9101
  • 5. Investigation of the π plasmon and plasmonexciton coupling in titanium diselenide (TiSe2) by momentum-resolved electron energy loss spectroscopy
    Guo-Jiun Shu, Yubing Zhou, Meng-Yu Kao, Christopher J. Klingshirn, Michael R. S. Huang, Yi-Lin Huang, Yujia Liang, W. C. H. Kuo, and Sz-Chian Liou
    Applied Physics Letter, 2019-05, 114 (), pp.202103
    doi: 10.1063/1.5097023

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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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