• Nanofabrication and Imaging Center

GW Nanofabrication and Imaging Center

Bridging Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Research

The George Washington University (GW) Nanofabrication and Imaging Center (GWNIC) features state-of-the-art microscopy instrumentation and a newly-constructed Class 100 cleanroom. GWNIC provides university-wide core infrastructure for research in engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, public health, medicine and biomedical sciences. Located at the heart of GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus, the GWNIC is a catalyst for cross-disciplinary collaboration.

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GWNIC features ~5,000 sq ft of Class 100 cleanroom with major instrument clusters for lithography, deposition, etching, measurement and characterization.

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GWNIC comprises two imaging suites (~5,500 sq ft) with the latest light, confocal and electron microscopes. Sample preparation equipment and services are also available.

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Vacuum Technology

Vacuum Technology Workshop

GWNIC and the Kurt J. Lesker Company present a workshop on vacuum technology. The session will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm in Science and Engineering Hall.

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