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All Charged Up? Coat It! (July 2015)

Two new Denton Desk V sputter coaters are now available for SEM imaging.... Read More

One of the world’s oldest art forms inspiring future nanotechnology

As described in a recent Nature paper and in a recent Quartz article, CCMR scientists are experimenting with kirigami, a version of origami where paper is cut, as well as folded,..... Read More

New PPMS Offers New Capabilities! (June 2015)

Earlier this year, due to increasing demand, the Clark Materials Facility acquired our second Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System. Similar to our original PPMS, this system..... Read More

CCMR Facilities reducing spread of bacteria? (January 2015)

Recently-released articles in CBS News and Cornell News describe a type of nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to and holds promise for applications in the food processing, medical and even..... Read More

Increase Peak Resolution and Scale Up the Purification of Organic Polymers With Our New JAI Recycling GPC System (Oct 2014)

The Polymer Characterization Facility in ST Olin 165 has recently installed a JAI LC9110II-NEXT Preparative Recycling GPC system. The preparative GPC, just as in the analytical type of system.... Read More

Take a dip into a monolayer! (August 2014)

The CCMR Bard Materials Facility now offers dip coating from solutions with the option of monolayer control. A KSV NIMA multi-vessel dip coater uses a programmable, rotating dipper allowing Read More

Raman Spectroscopy goes deep! (July 2014)

The Raman Microscope in the CCMR Bard Materials Facility now can make spatial maps of Raman spectra in three dimensions. The Volume Mapping feature for the WiRe 4.1 software..... Read More

Tescan Mira SEM now with small probe elemental analysis capability! (May 2014)

The Tescan Mira in Bard Hall now has a Bruker Energy Dispersive Spectrometer (EDS) for small probe elemental analysis. Spatial resolution of EDS is ~1 micron with 1000 ppm sensitivity to elements..... Read More

Bruker FTIR Automated Focus Upgrade (March 2014)

The Bruker Hyperion FTIR microscope in the Bard Materials Facility has recently been updated with automated focus capability. Focus can be driven through the Opus software as well as the joystick.... Read More

New Single Head Rheometer in the Bard Materials Facility (Jan 2014)

A new TA Instruments DHR3 single head rotational rheometer will be installed in the Bard Materials Facility in January 2014. This diverse system has the ability to measure rotational and frequency..... Read More

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