Research

Research

NCMN Research
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

Zeng journal covers
Zeng journal covers
Zeng Cover Article Trio

Research by Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues was featured as the cover article of Nanoscale Horizons, the cover article on Advanced Energy Materials, and the cover article on Journal of the American Chemical Society. (1/20/17)

Cui and Wang
Bai Cui and Jian Wang
Cui & Wang Improve Metal Durability

Bai Cui and Jian Wang are developing a variety of “radiation-tolerant” materials that are self-healing, and that could improve metal durability. (1/19/17)

Morin Research
Polystyrene particles
Morin Studies Stretchable Surfaces

Stephen Morin and colleagues have demonstrated how the chemistry of stretchable surfaces can affect their interactions with microscopic particles – and enhance or streamline processes usually conducted on rigid foundations. Findings were published in Small and Chemistry of Materials. (1/3/17)