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

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

Sept. 8, 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.

Arial view of the Flatirons mountain range from Boulder, Colorado.

CU's Innovation in Materials Science 2022 Symposium (Register by July 31st!)

July 27, 2022

The Materials Science and Engineering 2022 Symposium will bring together the materials research community at CU Boulder and beyond for research presentations by faculty and students, as well as discussion and collaboration opportunities. The symposium will foster a greater sense of community and interdisciplinary cooperation among faculty and students.

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

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

June 15, 2022

The programs, developed and managed by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO)'s Shared Instrumentation Network, are designed to support and grow the university's core facilities and available instrumentation, as well as the cutting-edge research these tools enable faculty to perform.

JILA labs awarded federal funding

JILA labs awarded federal funding

April 1, 2022

According to JILA COO Beth Kroger, the funding will pay for much-needed research equipment in the JILA instrument and electronics shops, as well as equipment for CU Boulder’s JILA Keck Metrology and Clean Room Core Facility, which serves the campus and provides important research capabilities.

The value of core facilities from a researcher’s perspective

The value of core facilities from a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 18, 2021

“The high-resolution, 4D X-ray microscope and the coupled Raman-nanoindentation system are especially unique,” said Srubar, an associate professor of civil and architectural engineering and materials science. “Very few exist along the Front Range, so we are very lucky to have these exceptional resources right here at the University of Colorado Boulder.”

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

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

Nov. 16, 2021

The new $7.8M cleanroom will be operated under the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) – a multidisciplinary core research facility and service center, within the College of Engineering and Applied Science, that provides access to state-of-the-art equipment in the areas of micro and nanofabrication, nanomaterials characterization and metrology.

New electron microscope at CU Boulder enables groundbreaking research across disciplines—and from a distance

New electron microscope at CU Boulder enables groundbreaking research across disciplines—and from a distance

Nov. 9, 2020

Capable of achieving spatial resolutions of 70 pm—smaller than the size of an atom—the Thermo Scientific Titan Themis S/TEM, located in the newly-launched CU Facility for Electron Microscopy of Materials (CU FEMM), is now the highest-resolution electron microscope in Colorado.