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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801

 

Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p

 

Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375
email: mntl@illinois.edu

research

Highlights

MNTL is home to the following National Centers:

ARO MURI: Fundamental Study of Defects and Their Reduction in Type - II Superlattice Materials (Sep 2010 - Aug 2015)

To promote an understanding of T2SL defect physics, growth processes, and detector theory as a means to suppress defect formation and their adverse effects.
http://muri-t2sl.ece.illinois.edu/

 

NSF: Center for Agricultural, Biomedical, and Pharmiceutical Nanotechnology

To conduct industry-relevant fundamental research, enhance graduate education and research, and to facilitate technology transfer to industry.
http://www.cnst.illinois.edu/cabpn/index.php

 

NSF: Science and Technology Center (STC): Emergent Behavior of Integrated Cellular Systems (Aug 2010 - Jul 2015)

To help create the knowledge, tools, and technologies to create highly sophisticated, 'programmed,' multi-cell engineered biological systems or machines. http://www.ebics.net

 

NSF: IGERT in Cellular and Molecular Mechanics and Bionanotechnology ( Aug 2010 - Jul 2015)

The goal is to train the next generation of leaders at the interface of bionanotechnology, molecular and cellular mechanics using imaging, nanotechnology, and computational tools.
http://cmmb-igert.illinois.edu/

NIH: Mid-Western Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center National Cancer Institute (NCI) Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer (Sep 2010 - Aug 2015)

The goal of this training grant is to train the next generation of leaders in applications of nanotechnology in cancer in the areas of diagnostics, therapeutics, imaging, and mechano biology.
nano.cancer.gov
http://www.m-cntc.illinois.edu/

 

MNTL is also utilized by the following National Centers/Grants at UIUC:

NSF-NSEC: Nano-CEMMS Center

To develop a reliable, robust and cost-effective nanomanufacturing system to make nanostructures from multiple materials .http://www.nano-cemms.uiuc.edu/

NSF-ERC: Water CAMPWS

To develop revolutionary new materials and systems for safely and economically purifying water for human use. http://www.watercampws.uiuc.edu/  Recently Completed Centers:DARPA – UPRC: To develop critical technologies including hyper- uniform, nano-photonic fabrication, high-performance quantum dot vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, and ultra-fast light-emitting transistor-based lasers for the realization of ultra-fast optoelectronic
interconnect systems. Center of Hyper-Uniform Nanophotonic Technologies (HUNT)

 

Recently Completed Centers:

DARPA – UPRC:

To develop critical technologies including hyper- uniform, nano-photonic fabrication, high-performance quantum dot vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, and ultra-fast light-emitting transistor-based lasers for the realization of ultra-fast optoelectronic interconnect systems.

Center of Hyper-Uniform Nanophotonic Technologies (HUNT)

 

NIH-NDC: Center for the Design of Biomimetic Nanoconductors

To design biomimetic nanoconductors for electrochemical signaling, generation of osmotic pressures and flows, generation of electrical power, and energy transduction.
http://www.nanoconductor.org/