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The value of core facilities from a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 18, 2021

Ahead of the joint Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core (MIMIC) Facility and Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility virtual webinar on Nov. 18, Associate Professor Wil Srubar shares the importance of having core facilities at public institutions.

Researchers working in the current COSINC cleanroom

New cleanroom facility on CU Boulder campus will support the fabrication of ultra-small structures, enable big ideas

Nov. 16, 2021

If you are looking for the newest and cleanest research facility on the CU Boulder campus, look no further than the upcoming COSINC ISO 5 cleanroom currently under construction on east campus with completion planned for summer 2022.

A student working in the COSINC lab

Webinar planned to showcase x-ray and electron microscopy facilities

Oct. 27, 2021

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility and the Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core (MIMIC) facility will host a joint virtual webinar from noon to 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 via Zoom.

Lewis working in the lab

Undergraduate gains valuable skills as a COSINC student lab assistant

Sept. 9, 2021

Pure luck was what Jared Lewis claims helped him get a job as a student lab assistant with the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility.

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COSINC adds new 3D Nano printer capability

Aug. 9, 2021

A new 3D “nano” printer installed in the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) cleanroom on campus provides several new research avenues in soft materials and optics among other fields.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Regents approve funds for COSINC lab addition

June 18, 2021

As part of the consent agenda, the regents approved the full program plan and $6.8 million in campus spending authority for construction of a new highly specialized cleanroom space to support the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) Laboratory’s micro- and nano-fabrication materials characterization program.

Student working in the lab

COSINC calls for proposals on material characterization projects

March 31, 2021

COSINC calls for proposals on material characterization projects due April 30.

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New Multi-user Material Characterization Facility Opens at University of Colorado, Boulder

March 10, 2021

The Material Characterization Facility ­– operated within Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) service center, College and Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado, Boulder – recently relocated to its permanent home in the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Laboratory (SEEL) building on east campus.

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Register now for material characterization facility virtual open house

Jan. 8, 2021

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) core research facility will have a virtual open house on Jan. 29 via Zoom.