Acquisition of a Multifunctional PicoIndenter System for in situ Correlative Materials Characterization of Small-Scaled Structures
Technical Report,11 Sep 2017,10 Dec 2018
University of North Carolina - Charlotte Charlotte United States
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The major goals of this project were 1. Acquire the PicoIndenter System to strengthen our research infrastructure in the field of materials science and nanotechnology MSN. 2. Work with the manufacturer to provide basic trainings to users who are interested in using the System, and initiate new research projects. 3. Provide new educational resources to undergraduate and graduate students who take the core and advanced level courses in the field of MSN. 4. Provide new outreach resources to inspire more high school students and teachers to further their career in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM. 5. Attract more industrial partners to use our existing electron microscopy facility, and develop new collaborative projects.
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods