Birck Nanotechnology Center Staff Research Symposium

By Yong P. Chen

Associate Director of Research, Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN



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The Fall 2018 Birck Research Symposium featured Birck Nanotechnology Center staff scientists.  Each scientist gave an overview of their lab facilities, capabilities and type of services or processes provided.  Including the research/science that can be enabled by such facilities and what we may expect to see in the future.

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In This Workshop

  1. Roll-to-Roll (R2R) Processing at Birck Nanotechnology Center

    08 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nicholas J Glassmaker

    Birck Nanotechnology Center has a range of tools for carrying out both printing and coating operations, which will be described in this talk, such as the PPSI roll‐to‐roll ink jet printer, Mirwec coating system, and the newly installed Maxwell roll‐to‐roll system. The Maxwell system is a state...

  2. Materials Characterization at High Magnetic Felds and Extreme Temperatures: Focus on Magnetism

    09 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Neil R Dilley

    Recent additions to the recharge center at the Birck Nanotechnology Center in Purdue’s Discovery Park include an MPMS‐3 SQUID magnetometer and a DynaCool Physical Properties Measurement System from Quantum Design.

  3. Optics and Spectroscopy Lab / Optics Recharge Center

    24 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexei Lagutchev

    Presented are the recent developments in device park and new capabilities, in particular ellipsometry measurements at temperatures up to 1000 deg. C, new powerful kilohertz femtosecond laser system, fluorescence lifetime measurement system/AFM setup, lamellar NIR‐MidIR Fourier spectrometer, IR...

  4. Chemical and Electronic Properties of Solid Surfaces

    01 Nov 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov

    Material characterization is an important aspect for various applications. In particularly, for 2D materials and nano‐materials, the surface characterization becomes crucial for smart material design, functionalization, fabrication, etc. Surface Analysis Facility at Birck Nanotechnology Center,...

  5. 3D Cell Culture Core (3D3C) Facility: A Breadth of Services in Biological and Engineering Research

    31 Oct 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tim Kwok

    Here we present the ‘big tumor’ project led by 3D3C and done in collaboration with engineers and pathologists. Producing tumors with minimum sizes detected in vivo (at least 0.5 cm in diameter) will allow researchers to better understand tumor biology and improve drug delivery and the...

  6. Microfabrication, Characterization and Sensor Development in the Industrial Space

    07 Nov 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nithin Raghunathan

    The Birck Nanotechnology center offers a variety of capabilities especially in general microfabrication, electrical and physical characterization. With regards to microfabrication, the center features a variety of toolsets to enable fabrication of most devices from scratch to finish. These...

  7. Electron-beam Lithography at Birck Nanotechnology Center

    09 Nov 2018 | Online Presentations

    In this talk, I will focus on doses for different EBL resists, stitching errors and alignment considerations. I will also highlight some common user mistakes and what can be done to prevent them.

  8. Upcoming Electron Microscopy Capabilities at Purdue University: Structural, Chemical and Electronic Characterization at the Atomic Level of Complex Nano-materials

    28 Nov 2018 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rosa Diaz

    The acquisition of new state of the art TEM – Themis Z – at Birck Nanotechnology Center will enable users across a wide range of research areas to acquire a higher understanding of nano‐materials at the atomic level. I will be presenting different applications for each of these new...