Center for Microanalysis of Materials

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Materials Research Laboratory (MRL)


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How to gain access:

The MRL Central Research Facilities operate as user facilities, allowing researchers self-use after completing the application process and necessary training.

Available to:

  • Faculty and Staff
  • Grad Students
  • Undergrads


The Center for Microanalysis of Materials (CMM) provides researchers with open access for self-use to a comprehensive array of modern nanostructural and nanochemical analysis techniques including electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, surface microanalysis, X-ray scattering, and ion-beam spectroscopies. These instruments are maintained, operated and developed by professional scientists who teach instrument use and assist in interpretation of results.


There is no cost associated with this resource.

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How do I get more information?

Contact Director of Central Research Facilities: Mauro Sardela , (217) 244-0547

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