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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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Want to Use Our Facilities?

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

We strive to deliver high quality tools, advice and service to our entire research community. If you are interested in doing research in one of our labs, then click here for more information.

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.

This website is here for information on our efforts, encourage collaborations, and facilitate our current users. While you are here, you can use this website to:

Recent Publications

  • 1. Microfluidic partition with in situ biofabricated semipermeable biopolymer membranes for static gradient generation
    Xiaolong Luo, Thanh Vo, Fahad Jambi, Phu Pham, John S Choy
    Lab Chip, 2016-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1039/C6LC00742B
  • 2. Nitriles at Silica Interfaces Resemble Supported Lipid Bilayers
    Bruce J. Berne, John T. Fourkas, Robert A. Walker, John D. Weeks
    Accounts of Chemical Research, 2016-08, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00169
  • 3. Wood-Derived Materials for Green Electronics, Biological Devices, and Energy Applications
    Hongli Zhu, Wei Luo, Peter N. Ciesielski, Zhiqiang Fang, J. Y. Zhu, Gunnar Henriksson, Michael E. Himmel, Liangbing Hu
    Chemical Reviews, 2016-07, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00225

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