Instrumentation for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation (IMNI) at Brown University was founded in 2007 with a mission to foster interdisciplinary, multi-investigator research and education. IMNI serves as an umbrella organization with over 80 participating faculty members representing nine departments across campus. IMNI supports research in materials, molecular, and nanoscale sciences and technologies.
IMNI administers a state-of-the-art equipment infrastructure that consists of four facilities: Electron Microscopy Facility (EMF), Nanofabrication Central Facility (NCF), NanoTools Facility (NTF), and the Joint Engineering & Physics Instrument Shop (JEPIS). These facilities provide access to advanced instrumentation and specialized services that allow researchers to engage in matters of a broad scope and complexity.
The IMNI core research facilities are available to researchers from all Brown University departments as well as external researchers from local industry and academic institutions.
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