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Two new instruments for 2020

January 8, 2020

In early 2020, CHANL will install two new instruments.  The AFM-IR is currently being installed (early-Jan).  The EasyLift will arrive late-Jan.  Both instruments should be available to users sometime in February. AFM-IR – Bruker nanoIR3: Atomic force microscopy-based infrared spectroscopy … Continued

CHANL Installs new High Resolution TEM

September 9, 2019

On September 4, CHANL began installation of its new high-resolution scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM). This is a user-friendly instrument, which will enable hands-on access to CHANL users. More details can be found here. Summary: The Thermo Scientific™ Talos F200X scanning/transmission … Continued

Scientific Art Competition Winners – 2019

April 15, 2019

People’s Choice 1st Place – Autumn Sanson Beady Night 2nd Place – Selena Romero Triple Connection 3rd Place – Karina Kinghorn Sprouting endothelial cells Artist’s Choice 1st Place – Madeline Stark Dynamic Brushstrokes 2nd Place – Carly Moreno Living in … Continued

CHANL participates in NC Science Expo

April 9, 2019

This past weekend, CHANL participated in the annual NC Science Expo, which is organized by the Morehead Planetarium. For the second year straight, CHANL partnered with the Orange County Beekeepers Association to image and describe the microscale features of bees … Continued

CHANL Publications

February 27, 2019

A new page has been added to the CHANL site showing all publications that include results obtained at CHANL:

CHANL Kickstarter Program

February 26, 2019

New: CHANL Kickstarter Program CHANL is excited to announce its new Kickstarter program. This program is designed to engage new users interested in using CHANL resources for the first time and also to enable existing users to explore new, unfunded … Continued


January 31, 2019

CHANL has recently acquired a new FTIR system that can be operated as a conventional FTIR, or the infrared light can be sent to a microscope for small spot FTIR measurements in either transmission or reflection modes. We also have … Continued

Student Ambassador Program

January 30, 2019

Student Ambassador Program The RTNN ambassadors program is open to undergraduate and graduate students from NC State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The purpose of the program is to engage students in the … Continued

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