Kevin G. Hall Nanometrology Room Tour: Facility Design, Performance and Characterization

By Ron Reifenberger

Purdue University

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A walk through tour given by Ron Reifenberger of the Kevin G. Hall Nanometrology room located in the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue University. The tour highlights the design, performance and characterization of this high accuracy room for nanoscience research. Key features of the room including electrical power, vibration isolation, thermal stability, acoustic isolation, and EMI shielding are shown.

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Ron Reifenberger Ron Reifenberger is currently a professor of Physics at Purdue University and is a member of Purdue’s Center for Sensing Science and Technology (CSST). He is also a member of Purdue’s Birck Nanotechnology Center. Reifenberger received his PhD in Physics from the University of Chicago in 1976 and has received the Distinguished Physics Alumni Award from his alma mater, John Carroll University, in 1992. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. His research is mainly focused on the development of new scanning probe microscope techniques for the study the nanoscale properties of matter.

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Birck Nanotechnology Center, Kevin G. Hall Nanometrology Lab and Room 1001