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Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory

CHANL is a core facility at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that enables cutting edge research by providing equipment, expertise and training for nano/micro fabrication and characterization in an open-access facility with capabilities not otherwise available on campus.

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microscopy

MICROSCOPY

Scanning and transmission electron microscopy, atomic force, nanoindentation, optical
fabrication

FABRICATION

Lithography, thin film deposition, ion beam milling, deep reactive ion etching
spectroscopy

SPECTROSCOPY

Fourier transform, x-ray photoelectron, x-ray diffraction, microspectrophotometry, ellipsometry

ABOUT

CHANL, the Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory, is housed in Chapman Hall and has over 20 major instruments for nano/micro fabrication and characterization. The instrumentation, cleanroom, and additional spaces are managed by a staff of four with faculty guidance from the CHANL Executive Director

RECENT CHANL NEWS

NSF renews $5.5 million nanotechnology grant

Two new capabilities for 2020

CHANL Installs new High Resolution S/TEM

Scientific Art Competition: Winners


OUR STAFF


staff

Jim Cahoon

Executive Director

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Bob Geil

Technical Director

staff

Carrie Donley

Spectroscopist

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Amar Kumbhar

Electron Microscopist

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Josh Chen

Director – Chemistry X-ray Core

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Melissa Gammon

Administrative Associate


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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

CHANL receives support from NSF through the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, NNCI, program. If you publish a paper that includes data acquired or structures fabricated in CHANL, please include the following in the acknowledgement section of your paper. Once your paper is published, please send it to Melissa Gammon, so that we can also add it to CHANL’s list of publications. Thank you!

NSF Acknowledgement Statement:
This work was performed in part at the Chapel Hill Analytical and Nanofabrication Laboratory, CHANL, a member of the North Carolina Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network, RTNN, which is supported by the National Science Foundation, Grant ECCS-2025064, as part of the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, NNCI.

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