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Texture analysis in the Mira SEM (April 2016)

A Bruker Electron Backscatter Diffracton (EBSD) system has been installed on the Mira SEM in Bard Hall. EBSD is primarily a technique for obtaining grain orientation information from highly polished samples. It can also reveal the microstructure and, Read More

Welcome New CCMR Staff Member, Mariena Silvestry-Ramos (Nov 2015)

The CCMR is pleased to announce that Dr. Mariena Silvestry Ramos joined our technical team in October 2015. Mariena majored in biology at the University of Puerto Rico... Read More

It’s Cold Inside! (and outside, it is Ithaca of course…)

A new liquid helium cryostat allows for low and high temperature Raman and FTIR measurements in the Bard Materials facility. The cryostat, a MicrostatHires2 model from Oxford instruments,... Read More

CCMR’s First Biological Sample Prep Graduates (Nov 2015)

Congratulations to our newest electron microscopists who have completed the CCMR Electron Microscopy Facility's Biological Sample Preparation Training class for biologists or non-biologists..... Read More

Annual CCMR Symposium – Frontiers in Polymer Synthesis

The 2015 CCMR Symposium took place on May 19 on the Ithaca campus. It gathered 183 attendees from industry and academia. Representatives of nineteen companies networked with Cornell faculty..... Read More

Cooking up three atom-thick electronic sheets

From Cornell Chronicle article by Anne Ju
Making thin films out of semiconducting materials is analogous to how ice grows on a windowpane: When the conditions are just right,.... Read More

NSF grant to fund ‘revolutionary’ electron microscope

A first-of-its-kind electron microscope, which will allow materials to be studied in their natural environments using an electron beam focused down to a subatomic spot, is coming to Cornell..... Read More

High-temperature superconductor ‘fingerprint’ found

Theorists and experimentalists working together at Cornell may have found the answer to a major challenge in condensed matter physics: identifying the smoking gun of why “unconventional”..... Read More

The Cornell Center for Materials Research Announces Spring 2015 JumpStart Funded Companies

Ithaca, NY - The Cornell Center for Materials Research JumpStart program, funded by Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR)..... Read More

Metglas’ First Ryusuke Hasegawa Graduate Fellow!

Metglas, Inc., the world's leading producer of Amorphous Metal Foil (www.metglas.com) is pleased to welcome the first Ryusuke Hasegawa Graduate Fellow: David Kemmenoe.... Read More

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