The Walter Schottky Institut (WSI) is a central institute of the Technische Universität München (TUM) which was founded in 1986 in order to strengthen the interaction between basic physics and semiconductor electronics research. It became operational in May 1988. The institute building contains laboratories and offices with a total area of about 2400 m2.
The Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF) is a national user facility that supports a broad range of nanoscale science and technology projects by providing state-of-the-art resources coupled with expert staff support. 2014 will mark our 37th year in operation. Research at CNF encompasses physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences, and has a strong inter-disciplinary emphasis.
We are interested in the areas of micro and nano-manufacturing, functional nanomaterials, and device design and fabrication for micro/nanosystems. Individual nanomaterials exhibit superior electronic, mechanical, and optical properties compared to their bulk counterpart, but when assembled into a device or system, their salient features are often compromised due to the lack of a suitable fabrication process. One of our research foci is to develop scalable nanomanufacturing technology to place nanomaterials, especially 1D nanomaterials (e.g.
Open to both Boston College and External Users, this laboratory is home to over 30 high-end micro and nanoscale instrumentation systems worth several million dollars.
Comprised of 1,500 square feet of Class 1,000 and Class 10,000 cleanroom spaces, the lab enables highly sensitive materials and devices to be fabricated free from contaminants. In addition, there is over 2,000 square feet of service and support space. The lab is supported by an air handling unit that completely cleans and renews all the air in the facility every 45 seconds.
The Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) is a research institute of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) under Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). The Institute has capabilities in materials analysis & characterisation, design & growth, patterning & fabrication, and synthesis & integration. We house a range of state-of-the-art equipment for materials research including development, processing and characterisation.