The Center for Nanoscale Systems is a shared use core facility at Harvard University. Our scientific focus is the study, design, and fabrication of nanoscale structures and their integration into large and complex interacting systems.
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The Center for Nanoscale Systems is a shared use core facility at Harvard University. Our scientific focus is the study, design, and fabrication of nanoscale structures and their integration into large and complex interacting systems.
CNS Facilities
Two sites. Three exceptional research resources.

Events

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  • AB-2 RCA Cleaning

    May 30 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

    Bok Yeop Ahn

    G07, inside cleanroom

  • CNS Safety Training

    May 31 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

    Jim Reynolds

    Zoom

  • RIE-12 - Matrix Plasma Asher

    Jun 01 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Kenlin Huang

    In front of the tool, inside the G7 cleanroom.

  • Nikon Micro-CT Training

    Jun 05 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Hao-Yu (Greg) Lin

    G27

  • ALD-3 PdR ALD System Training

    Jun 06 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Mughees Khan

    PVD Bay (last bay in cleanroom); small red and white instrument on far wall

News

16 May, 2023

2023 Nano + Additive Manufacturing Summit

Call for Abstracts

July 25th-26th 2023 | Louisville, KY

Oral presentation abstracts deadline is MAY 26!

More information: https://nanoamsummit.com/

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15 May, 2023

NNI Public meeting: Refreshing the NNI’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy

May 31–June 1, 2023
Online and 
L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C.

Click for in-person or virtual registration and more information.

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Recent Publications

  • The bottom of the memory hierarchy: Semiconductor and DNA data storage

    Seok Joo Kim, Woo-Bin Jung, Han Sae Jung, Min-Hyun Lee, Jinseong Heo, Adrian Horgan, Xavier Godron, Donhee Ham

    MRS Bulletin 48, https://doi.org/10.1557/s43577-023-00510-x

  • Extreme ultraviolet metalens by vacuum guiding

    Marcus Ossiander, Maryna Leonidivna Meretska, Hana Kristin Hampel, Soon Wei Daniel Lim, Nico Knefz, Thomas Jauk, Federico Capasso, Martin Schultze

    Science 380, 59–63

  • Metasurface-Stabilized Optical Microcavities.2022

    Ossiander, M and Meretska, ML and Rourke, S and Spaegele, CM and Yin, X and Benea-Chelmus, IC and Capasso, F

    Nature Communications 14:1114

  • Aluminum Thin Film Nanostructure Traces in Pediatric EEG Net for MRI and CT Artifact Reduction

    Jeong, Hongbae, Georgios Ntolkeras, Tracy Warbrick, Manfred Jaschke, Rajiv Gupta, Michael H. Lev, Jurriaan M. Peters, Patricia Ellen Grant, and Giorgio Bonmassar

    Jeong H, Ntolkeras G, Warbrick T, Jaschke M, Gupta R, Lev MH, Peters JM, Grant PE, Bonmassar G. Aluminum Thin Film Nanostructure Traces in Pediatric EEG Net for MRI and CT Artifact Reduction. Sensors. 2023; 23(7):3633. https://doi.org/10.3390/s23073633

  • High-Temperature Thermal Magneto-Conductivity in Graphene Corbino

    Artem V Talanov, Jonah Waissman, Zhongying Yan, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Philip Kim

    APS March Meeting 2023, Abstract: Y20.00007

  • Visualization of bulk and edge photocurrent flow in anisotropic Weyl semimetals

    Yu-Xuan Wang, Xin-Yue Zhang, Chunhua Li, Xiaohan Yao, Ruihuan Duan, Thomas K. M. Graham, Zheng Liu, Fazel Tafti, David Broido, Ying Ran & Brian B. Zhou

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-022-01898-0

  • Empowering metasurfaces with inverse design: principles and applications

    Z Li, R Pestourie, Z Lin, SG Johnson, F Capasso

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  • Inverse design enables large-scale high-performance meta-optics reshaping virtual reality

    Zhaoyi Li, Raphaël Pestourie, Joon-Suh Park, Yao-Wei Huang, Steven G Johnson, Federico Capasso

    32

  • Raspberry Colloid Templated Catalysts Fabricated Using Spray Drying Method

    Gabrielle Busto, Roza Wineh, Hediyeh Zamani, Elijah Shirman, Sissi Liu, Anna V. Shneidman and Tanya Shirman

    Catalysts 2023, 13, 60

  • Reducing the β-Ga2O3 Epitaxy Temperature to 240 °C via Atomic Layer Plasma Processing

    Saidjafarzoda Ilhom, Adnan Mohammad, John Grasso, Brian G Willis, Ali K Okyay, Necmi Biyikli

    ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 2023, 5, 1, 335–343

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WILLIAM WILSON
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Directors Welcome

The Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) at Harvard University was created with a very clear vision: To provide a collaborative multi-disciplinary research environment to support of the creation and evolution of world-class nanoscience and technical expertise, for the Harvard research community as well as the larger community of external researchers both from academia and industry.

Our Core Values:

Facilitating leading-edge, multi-disciplinary, research a

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ROBERT WESTERVELT
DIRECTOR

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