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(K) VCU Nanomaterials Characterization Center (Facility Tour)

  • October 27, 2016
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 601 W. Main St. , Richmond , VA , USA


Nanomaterials Characterization Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
West Engineering Building
601 West Main Street, Room 291
Richmond, VA 23284-3068

3:45 - 4:00 PM: Arrival and Check-in
4:00 - 6:00 PM: Facility Tour

Reservations: Please notify Tri Shrestha at by Tuesday, October 25 on your planned attendance. Everyone is welcome.

About the Facility:

The Nanomaterials Characterization Center (NCC) is a research core facility of the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Office of Research and is located in the Institute for Engineering and Medicine. NCC is a partnership between the VCU School of Engineering and the College of Humanities and Sciences. As a core research facility, resources and services are available by contract to internal university and external commercial users.

The NCC offers technologies that benefit multi-disciplinary industrial and scholarly research in a broad range of sciences to modify, manipulate, or tailor the surface, size, or shape of a particular material. The NCC has over $11 million in sophisticated materials characterization equipment and analytical services unique to the mid-Atlantic region.

Capabilities include:

  • Imaging of samples using electron, optical, or x-ray methods
  • Elemental mapping of structural features
    • Complete surface analysis
    • Chemical mapping
    • Depth profiling
    • Elemental Speciation
    • Surface Roughness
  • Variety of sample preparation tools

See the full newsletter for more information.

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