Selective capsid capturing in hollow-core nanohelices with matched dimensions.
Viral attachment on bio-functionalized (self-assembled monolayers) nanoscaffold surfaces.
CambridgeNanoTech atomic layer deposition tool "Fiji" with in-situ ellipsometry characterization capability.
Custom-built ultra-high vacuum glancing angle deposition tool dedicated for sculptured thin film growth.
Optical fiber sensing.
Combinatorial in-situ ellipsometry and quartz crystal microbalance investigations.
In-situ monitoring of protein adsorption on and swelling of polyelectrolyte brushes.
Angela Pannier featured on the NSF Science 360 weekly e-news bulletin
Erika Pfaunmiller nominated for Young Investigator award
Ming Han promoted to Associate Professor
2014 Awards and Scholarships announced
Alexander Sinitskii receives Harold and Esther Edgerton Junior Faculty Award
Rebecca Lai named Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of Chemistry
CNFM Co-director Pat Dussault recognized with CAS Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award
Alexander Sinitskii's team develops chemical solution for graphene challenges
Philipp Kühne and Alex Boosalis awarded the 2013 Ellipsometry Focus Topic Award at AVS
GeekGirlCon in Seattle features Raychelle Burks' DIY Science Zone
Rebecca Lai presents 'Sunday with a Scientist'
Eva Franke Schubert and Angela Pannier have been granted tenure and been promoted to associate professor
The work of CNFM is featured on the NSF Science 360 weekly e-news bulletin
New Nebraska EPSCoR website highlight: Mathias Schubert and the CNFM are creating new biosensors
Students present posters at EPSCoR External Review Panel meeting August 15, 2012
David Hage's research instrumental in developing technology for new brain injury diagnostic tool
Rebecca Lai gives "Sunday with a Scientist" presentation
CNFM students present posters and win at 2012 UNL Research Affair
David Hage named James Hewett University Professor of Chemistry
Mathias Schubert receives tenure and is promoted to full professor
Rebecca Lai receives tenure and is promoted to associate professor
Alex Boosalis and Mathias Schubert co-author an article on Graphene Growth in Journal of Physics Condensed Matter Lab-Talk
The Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials (CNFM) includes nineteen investigators from six Nebraska colleges and universities. CNFM targets the discovery and exploitation of new sensing principles based upon the combination of 3-D ordered nanostructures and chemical or biochemical sensing elements. Research within CNFM is focused within three complementary and mutually supporting clusters, and includes the acquisition of specialized instrumentation for a developing core facility.
Cluster 1, Nanohybrid Fabrication, focuses on preparation of highly ordered spatially coherent 3-D nanostructures, their hybridization with chemical or biological sensing elements, and their immobilization or inclusion within polymer matrices.
Cluster 2, Nanohybrid Characterization and New Sensing Principles, focuses on new characterization and sensing principles based on unique properties of the nanohybrids, including techniques based upon Terahertz to UV ellipsometry.