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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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2019 Research Wrap-up: MSE at UMD Ranked 18th among U.S. Universities by Nature More»

Emily Hitz Named by Nature as One of Five Early Career Researchers in Materials Science More»

Brain and Behavior Initiative Hosts 3rd Annual Seed Grant Symposium More»


Upcoming Events

January 21, 2020 9:30 a.m.
AIM Lab 2020 Winter FIB Short Course More»

January 29, 2020 1:00 p.m.
Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) Seminar More»

April 30, 2020 4:30 p.m.
The Student Advantage: Why You Should Start Your Company Today More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. Enzyme-induced in vivo assembly of gold nanoparticles for imaging-guided synergistic chemo-photothermal therapy of tumor
    Kuikun Yang, Yijing Liu, Yin Wang, Qilong Ren, Hongyu Guo, John B. Matson, Xiaoyuan Chen, Zhihong Nie
    Biomaterials, 2019-09, 223 (), pp.119460
    doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2019.119460
  • 2. Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles by Rapid, High‐Temperature 3D Microwave Heating
    Geng Zhong, Shaomao Xu, Chaoji Chen, Dylan Jacob Kline, Michael Giroux, Yong Pei, Miaolun Jiao, Dapeng Liu, Ruiyu Mi, Hua Xie, Bao Yang, Chao Wang, Michael R. Zachariah, Liangbing Hu
    Advanced Functional Materials, 2019-09, (), pp.1904282
    doi: 10.1002/adfm.201904282
  • 3. High temperature shockwave stabilized single atoms
    Yonggang Yao, Zhennan Huang, Pengfei Xie, Lianping Wu, Lu Ma, Tangyuan Li, Zhenqian Pang, Miaolun Jiao, Zhiqiang Liang, Jinlong Gao, Yang He, Dylan Jacob Kline, Michael R. Zachariah, Chongmin Wang, Jun Lu, Tianpin Wu, Teng Li, Chao Wang, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Liangbing Hu
    Nature Nanotechnology, 2019-08, 14 (9), pp.851-857
    doi: 10.1038/s41565-019-0518-7
  • 4. Flexible Solid-State Electrolyte with Aligned Nanostructures Derived from Wood
    Jiaqi Dai, Kun Fu, Yunhui Gong, Jianwei Song, Chaoji Chen, Yonggang Yao, Glenn Pastel, Lei Zhang, Eric Wachsman, Liangbing Hu
    ACS Materials Letters, 2019-08, 1 (3), pp.354-361
    doi: 10.1021/acsmaterialslett.9b00189
  • 5. Anomalous spin–orbit torques in magnetic single-layer films
    Wenrui Wang, Tao Wang, Vivek P. Amin, Yang Wang, Anil Radhakrishnan, Angie Davidson, Shane R. Allen, T. J. Silva, Hendrik Ohldag, Davor Balzar, Barry L. Zink, Paul M. Haney, John Q. Xiao, David G. Cahill, Virginia O. Lorenz, Xin Fan
    Nature Nanotechnology, 2019-07, 14 (9), pp.819-824
    doi: 10.1038/s41565-019-0504-0

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