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Research

See THIS PAGE for research summaries shown at recent group meetings.


Key facilities for this program are located at several TAMU research centers, including:

TAMU Microscopy and Imaging Center
Includes two TEM systems (JEOL JEM-2010 provides lattice imaging), three SEM systems, optical microscopes and a laser confocal microscope, AFM/STM.

Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
JEOL JSM 6460 SEM with Nabitz NPGS Lithography, Class 100 clean room, electron beam lithography writer, superconducting magnets up to 14T.

Carbon nanotube mechanical stresses from Density Functional calculations (Lagoudas)
Carbon nanotube mechanical stresses from Density Functional calculations (Lagoudas)

Texas A&M Tensor Cluster
New NSF-supported first large-scale Beowulf cluster based on AMD's Opteron processor, 128 Appro hyperBlade dual Opteron nodes (current configuration).

Design of dendrimer-based  nano-composite system for  environmental remediation  (D. Ford).
Design of dendrimer-based nano-composite system for environmental remediation (D. Ford).

Laboratory for Molecular Simulation
Has 8-processor SGI Origin300, 32-processor SGI Origin2000, 64-processor SGI Origin3800, 32-processor IBM Regatta p690, 16-processor Y-MP compatible Cray J90, many workstations with support for materials-related software packages.

Institute for Scientific Computation
Beowulf cluster and 16 individual Alpha EV56 500MHz with 128Mb RAM; SGI Origin 2000 with 16 processors; SGI Origin 3000 with 32 processors; IBM p690 with 32 processors; SGI Origin 2000 with attached 30TB EMASS tape library; includes Immersive Visualization Center with an 8-processor SGI Onyx 2 and SEOS large curved screens. It is the first such installation in the Western Hemisphere.

Texas A&M University Supercomputing Facility
Includes an Origin 3800 with 48 nodes and an IBM Regatta with 32 nodes.

Cagin Meijers dendrimer
Cagin Meijers dendrimer
TAMU Materials Characterization Facility
User facility with conventional UV-lithography, Kratos imaging XPS system, Digital Instruments AFM/STM scanning probe microscopy, Dektak profilometer, Hysitron nanoindenter, two Leica confocal laser scanning microscopes, Raman/FTIR processor with nanoscale spatial resolution, Nanoink dip pen nanolithography, PTI Fluorescence Spectrophotometer, Hitachi UV-vis-NIR spectrometer, and Nanofilm imaging ellipsometer. Also available are a dicing saw, metal deposition chamber, spin coater, wire bonder, and Class 100 clean room. The MCF is housed in a large new location in Jack E. Brown Chemical Engineering Building.