NCMN Research

Research areas within NCMN

Faculty research areas include atomic manipulation, properties affected by nanoscale dimensions, self-assembly, ordered nanoarrays, quantum dots and wires, nanoelectronics, quantum computing, nanomechanics, nanooptics, nanoelectromechanical systems, and molecular design.

Learn more about individual faculty research interests

NCMN researchers have individual pages with research and publications listed, as well as links to individual faculty research information and department affiliations.

Acknowledgement Text

Agencies including NSF and the University providing partial support of our Nebraska Nanoscale Facilities and NCMN Facilities require that the following words be included at the end of any Acknowledgement section of a paper in which experimental work was done in NNF-NCMN facilities:

The research was performed in part in the Nebraska Nanoscale Facility: National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure and the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, which are supported by the National Science Foundation under Award ECCS: 1542182, and the Nebraska Research Initiative.

Research Highlights

Jinsong Huang
Jinsong Huang
Huang on Perovskite-based Solar Cells

Jinsong Huang published an article in the inaugural issue of Nature Energy about an innovation that could help make perovskite-based solar cells more competitive with those made from silicon. (1/13/16)

David Berkowitz and Andrzej Rajca
Li, Zeng, Berkowitz, and others
Li & Zeng Members of Chemistry Cluster

Hui Li and Xiao Cheng Zeng are members of the Nebraska Cluster for Computation Chemistry, which will continue research on nanomaterials with properties critical to the development of technology. David Berkowitz is involved as Chemistry Department Chair. (12/17/15)

Srivatsan Kidambi
Srivatsan Kidambi
Kidambi Reveals Nanoparticle Damage

Srivatsan Kidambi was among a group of UNL researchers that revealed damage caused to brain cells by titanium dioxide nanoparticles. The research was featured on the Nov. 28 cover of Nanoscale. (12/15/15)