CMEM owns or has access to highly specialized research facilities in addition to the usual facilities and equipment found in a major scientific and engineering university.Center laboratories provide state-of-the-art facilities for the generation and characterization of powders, mesoporous materials, nanomaterials, thin films and coatings.

The major facilities for materials characterization feature small angle X-ray scattering powder and thin film X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, secondary ionization mass spectrometry and high temperature thermal analysis. The Center also provides a complete particle characterization laboratory and a catalyst research laboratory.The Advanced Materials Laboratory plays a major role in the Center’s research program. The AML, a 45,000 square feet research laboratory jointly sponsored by UNM and Sandia National Laboratories, provides Center researchers additional leading edge facilities for materials synthesis, processing and characterization.

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