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Virginia Tech National Center for Earth and Environmental Nanotechnology Infrastructure (NanoEarth)

NanoEarth supports research on Earth and environmental aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology through diverse facilities, laboratories, instrumentation, and expertise at Virginia Tech and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).

Primary University: Virginia Tech
Affiliated Partner: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

NanoEarth Website

Getting Started

  1. Review our available instrumentation, associated costs, and policies.
  2. Complete the quick and easy NanoEarth application.
  3. An instrument specialist will contact you for additional information if necessary and to schedule your visit.
  4. Review and submit the NanoEarth agreement form.
  5. Complete a Purchase Order from your home institution. Alternatively, if you have received a NanoEarth grant, complete the required Virginia Tech financial forms.

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Included as part of this site are:
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Lab (NCFL)
Virginia Tech Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (VTSuN)

Site Contacts

Gold NP
Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis
Michael Hochella Using the FEI Titan 300 Transmission Electron Microscope
VTSuN (Virginia Tech Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology) Laboratory
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