Research Facilities

MNTL 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.

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Hybrid microscope could make digital biopsies more accessible to labs, clinics

By adding infrared capability to the standard optical microscope, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign hope to bring cancer diagnosis into the digital era.

Innovative new quantum-dot imaging probes cut through noise, leading to more effective disease diagnoses

A research team led by Holonyak Lab's Andrew Smith developed a new form of quantum dots with short-wave infrared (SWIR) emission for imaging single molecules in cells and tissues.

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