The new industry-grade 100 kV electron beam writer which will be located on CU Boulder's campus.

NSF funds new electron beam lithography system for quantum engineering, nanofabrication on Boulder campus

Sept. 7, 2022

A state-of-the-art instrument coming soon to CU Boulder will improve research around quantum engineering and may eventually prove to be a game-changer for interdisciplinary materials and device research in the Rocky Mountain region.

A researcher working in the lab at COSINC

As U.S. ramps up semiconductor production, engineers are probing new tiny electronics

Aug. 30, 2022

A number of researchers at CU Boulder are celebrating the passage of the CHIPS and Science Act by Congress.

A student working in the COSINC lab

COSINC to host Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization Hands-on Workshop

July 21, 2022

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility will host a day-long workshop and training session on Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Aug. 9 on CU Boulder’s Campus in Discovery Learning Center room 1B70.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

2022 Core Facility Assistance Grant and Voucher programs award $135K to faculty across disciplines

July 7, 2022

With the goal of enhancing operations within core and shared instrumentation facilities on the CU Boulder campus, the 2022 Core Facility Assistance Grant Program has awarded 10 new grants totaling $107K to faculty projects spanning multiple departments and disciplines.

Gowned-up participants in the cleanroom

Highlights of the 1st COSINC Hands-on Workshop

May 3, 2022

The two-day limited participation hands-on workshop in the area of material 3D nanofabrication and characterization was highly appreciated by our 13 participants from diverse academic and technical backgrounds. They were mostly graduate students from the CU system, local universities, and a couple of industrial professionals from the local companies. Based...

Woman sitting in lab at a computer

COSINC Webinar: Low Energy Ion Scattering Spectroscopy

May 3, 2022

“Low Energy Ion Scattering Spectroscopy (LEIS) can provide the elemental composition of the outermost atomic layer of a material by probing it with a 1 – 10 keV beam of noble gas ions. There isn’t another way to get this kind of information about the outermost layer of atoms in...

A device being fabricated

COSINC to host hands-on Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization Workshop

March 24, 2022

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility will host a two-day workshop and training session on Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. April 21 and 22 on the CU Boulder campus.

A microscope

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.

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