The Nano Research Facility (NRF) at Washington University in St. Louis is an open, shared research, and education environment that brings researchers across disciplines together, particularly in the emerging area of nanomaterials with applications in the energy, environment, and biomedical fields. We are located in Brauer Hall and Whitaker Hall on the Danforth Campus.
Our mission is to be a resource to the scientific and technical community for the advancement of nanoscience and nanotechnology in a safe and environmentally benign manner.
Users Synthesizing and Imaging Nanoparticles
Colorized SEM Image of Pollen
User Fabricating Sensor Electrodes.
The Nano Research Facility participates in international research exchange programs and supports international collaborative research projects.
Shape Controlled Synthesis of Silver Nanomaterials provides a powerful tool to make nanowires and nanocubes in large quantity and high yield.
Washington University in St. Louis provides unique technical expertise and capabilities at the intersection of nanotechnology and important needs in public health and the environment.
The small size of nanoparticles allow them to enter tissues, cells and organelles.
Nanoparticle Instrumentation provides unique oppotunities for processing particles for use in toxicity and environmental studies.
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