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

Lu and Zhou Research
Research images
Discovery Enhances Polymer Materials

Yongfeng Lu, Yunshen Zhou, and colleagues have used thiol compounds to create a stronger polymer composite. The improvements translated to better electrical performance. (5/3/16)

Zeng Research
Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues
Zeng Study Details Acid Formation

Xiao Cheng Zeng and colleagues have detailed the formation of nitrous acid in the atmosphere. The study was published in April 11 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (4/12/16)

Sutters Research
Peter and Eli Sutter
Self-Assembly of Nanocrystals Captured

A research team led by Peter and Eli Sutter has become the first to directly image the self-assembly of nanocrystals in the liquid environments that foster it. The research was published in an April 4 article in Nature Communications. (4/4/16)