IMR Accepting Facility Grant Proposals – Deadline November 26

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Have a great research idea but can’t get it started? Want to try something new and exciting in the lab but don’t have the seed funding to pay for the expenses? The OSU Institute for Materials Research has issued this year’s Request for Proposals for the IMR Facility Grant program.  Each Facility Grant provides $2,000 to offset the cost of user …

CCBD Lab Open House – Thursday, May 5

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CCBD Open House Thursday, May 5, 2011 2:00 – 4:00 PM Rooms 0118 and 140 Newman-Wolfrom Lab, 100 West 18th Avenue   The Center for Chemical and Biophysical Dynamics (CCBD) Laboratory is an IMR-supported research facility within OSU’s Chemistry department, with Professor Terry Gustafson serving as the Lab Director and IMR Member of Technical Staff Dr. Evgeny Danilov as CCBD’s Lab …

ENSL Launches New Website

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The ENCOMM NanoSystems Laboratory (ENSL) has launched a new and improved website, complete with a custom URL: http://ensl.osu.edu/ ENSL is operated by the Center for Electronic/Magnetic Nanoscale Composite Multifunctional Materials (ENCOMM), and is one of three OSU materials facilities run by IMR Members of Technical Staff. ENSL provides academic and industrial users with access to advanced material characterization and fabrication tools for …

IMR Leaders and Research Facilities Featured on ONN

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IMR Director Steve Ringel, Associate Director Bob Davis, and our Nanotech West Laboratory facility were all featured in the March 31st debut of Ohio Means Business, an Ohio News Network (ONN) news program showing business connections between OSU researchers and Ohio industry. The video segments are now available online on ONN’s Ohio Means Business website. The video clip titled “Wind Power” …

OSU Team Wins NSF MRI Competition

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A team of OSU researchers has won an NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) award for the acquisition of a hybrid diamond/nitride synthesis cluster tool for studies of wide bandgap semiconductors. The team of researchers spans two colleges and three departments including Physics (Prof. Ezekiel Johnston-Halperin, CME, PI on the proposal*; Prof. Fengyuan Yang, CME; Prof. Harris Kagan, HEPX), Electrical and …

Liquid nitrogen system updates for The Dreese Cleanroom and SEAL

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Construction in front of Dreese Lab between the Northwest parking garage may be inconvenient for pedestrians for a few days. However, with the recent addition of the Veeco 930 Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) to SEAL, and an eye on future growth of SEAL and the Dreese Lab Cleanroom, the project became essential.  The current system features underground delivery of the liquid nitrogen, which …

New MBE System Installed

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Ohio State’s first Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) system to focus on the important field of wide bandgap nitride materials was installed earlier this week, adding new major materials capability to OSU’s already strong materials facility infrastructure. These semiconductor materials have wide technological applications including next-generation solid state lighting, solar power, high data-rate communications, and energy-efficient electric transportation systems. This state-of-the-art …