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.
A user facility, HMNTL is a crown jewel of the University of Illinois College of Engineering. HMNTL is the place where campus researchers and visiting scientists come to design, build, and test innovative nanoscale technologies with feature sizes that span the range of atoms to entire systems.
How To Use HMNTL Facilities
Reserve space in the seminar room or atrium for an event.
SCHEDULE TOOL USE
Find and schedule times to use the labs.
LAB SAFETY TRAINING
Sign up for safety training from the Division of Research Safety.
RATES & FEES
Review rates and fees for each lab.
Device Characterization Labs
Offers a variety of ultra-high-speed optical and electrical measurement and test equipment.
Contains crystal growth capabilities and semiconductor fabrication tools.
Allows interdisciplinary biological and micro and nanotechnology research experiments to be carried out simultaneously—all under the same roof.
Material Safety Data Sheets
IC fabrication utilizes many aggressive chemicals. Understand what these chemicals can do and how to safely handle them.