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Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Lab: A jewel in The Grainger College of Engineering crown.

One of the largest university-based facilities working at the intersection of biology and engineering.

15 Cleanrooms, 46 General Purpose Labs, and a Large Biosafety Level-2 Complex all under one roof.

HMNTL is one of the country's largest and most sophisticated university facilities for conducting photonics, microelectronics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology research. Our 15 class 100 and 1000 cleanrooms, 46 general purpose labs, and 2,500 square foot biosafety level-2 bionanotechnology complex contain all the tools researchers need to conduct their work.

Device characterization lab (image of microscope)
Device Characterization Labs

Offers a variety of ultra-high-speed optical and electrical measurement and test equipment.

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A person conducts research in an HMNTL cleanroom.
Cleanroom Labs

Contains crystal growth capabilities and semiconductor fabrication tools.

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BioNanotechnology Laboratory

Allows interdisciplinary biological and micro and nanotechnology research experiments to be carried out simultaneously—all under the same roof.

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How To Use HMNTL Facilities

RESERVE ATRIUM/SEMINAR
Reserve space in the seminar room or atrium for an event.

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SCHEDULE TOOL USE
Find and schedule times to use the labs.

Schedule Tool Use

LAB SAFETY TRAINING
Sign up for safety training from the Division of Research Safety.

Safety Training

RATES & FEES
Review rates and fees for each lab.

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Director Search

The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks a new Director for the Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Laboratory who possesses broad intellectual insights, top-tier scholarly credentials, and the leadership and managerial capacity to actualize a bold vision for its future. 

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Upcoming Events

May 16, 2022 - May 23, 2022

Prelim Examination: Hongliang Li

Prelim Examination: Hongliang Li

Prelim Examination: Hongliang Li, May 17, 2022 @ 8:30 AM, ECEB 5086, Exam Topic: Efficient numerical modeling of miniature RF devices based on acoustic wave technologies

ECEB 5086

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Final Examination: Suryanarayana Sankagiri

Final Examination: Suryanarayana Sankagiri

Final Examination: Suryanarayana Sankagiri, May 20, 2022 @ 10:00 AM, 141 CSL, Exam Topic: Some Theoretical Problems in Blockchain Security and Efficiency

141 CSL

Prelim Examination: Zijing Zhao

Prelim Examination: Zijing Zhao

Prelim Examination: Zijing Zhao, May 20, 2022 @ 12:00 PM, MNTL 3003, Exam Topic: Ferroelectric-enabled non-volatile 2D reconfigurable transistors for logic and memory applications

MNTL 3003

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