April 12, 2024 UMD Home FabLab AIMLab

Facilities Rate Update

The NanoCenter equipment rates in the AIM Lab and FabLab are changing. The new rates will go in effect Jan. 1, 2024.

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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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Paid Internships Available for Summer 2024 More»

Alumna Blasts Into Space More»

Former FabLab Director, Jim O'Connor, passed away More»


Upcoming Events

April 24, 2024 3:30 p.m.
MSE Seminar: Dr. Peter Finkel, US Naval Research Laboratory More»

April 26, 2024 1:30 p.m.
CV & Resume Writing for Ph.D. Students  More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. Carrier‐Free, Amorphous Verteporfin Nanodrug for Enhanced Photodynamic Cancer Therapy and Brain Drug Delivery
    John A. Quinlan, Collin T. Inglut, Payal Srivastava, Idrisa Rahman, Jillian Stabile, Brandon Gaitan, Carla Arnau Del Valle, Kaylin Baumiller, Anandita Gaur, Wen‐An Chiou, Baktiar Karim, Nina Connolly, Robert W. Robey, Graeme F. Woodworth, Michael M. Gottesman, Huang‐Chiao Huang
    Advanced Science, 2024-03, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1002/advs.202302872
  • 2. High voltage electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries with micro-sized silicon anodes
    Ai-Min Li, Zeyi Wang, Travis P. Pollard, Weiran Zhang, Sha Tan, Tianyu Li, Chamithri Jayawardana, Sz-Chian Liou, Jiancun Rao, Brett L. Lucht, Enyuan Hu, Xiao-Qing Yang, Oleg Borodin, Chunsheng Wang
    Nature Communications, 2024-02, 15 (1), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/s41467-024-45374-0
  • 3. Twisting two-dimensional iron sulfide layers into coincident site superlattices via intercalation chemistry
    Lahari Balisetty, Brandon Wilfong, Xiuquan Zhou, Huafei Zheng, Sz-Chian Liou, Efrain E. Rodriguez
    Chemical Science, 2024-01, 15 (9), pp.3223-3232
    doi: 10.1039/D3SC02994H
  • 4. Single-phase local-high-concentration solid polymer electrolytes for lithium-metal batteries
    Weiran Zhang, Volodymyr Koverga, Sufu Liu, Jigang Zhou, Jian Wang, Panxing Bai, Sha Tan, Naveen K. Dandu, Zeyi Wang, Fu Chen, Jiale Xia, Hongli Wan, Xiyue Zhang, Haochen Yang, Brett L. Lucht, Ai-Min Li, Xiao-Qing Yang, Enyuan Hu, Srinivasa R. Raghavan, Anh T. Ngo, Chunsheng Wang
    Nature Energy, 2024-01, (), pp.
    doi: 10.1038/s41560-023-01443-0
  • 5. Polyamide-imide copolymer-derived carbon molecular sieve membranes for efficient hydrogen/carbon dioxide separation
    Gaurav M. Iyer, Ching-En Ku, Chen Zhang
    Carbon, 2024-01, 216 (), pp.118598
    doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2023.118598

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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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