The NCC is a research core facility of the VCU Office of Research and located in the Institute for Engineering and Medicine. The NCC is also a partnership between the VCU School of Engineering and the VCU College of Humanities and Sciences. As a core research facility, resources and services are available by contract to not only university faculty but industry as well.
The NCC offers technologies that benefit multi-disciplinary industrial and scholarly research in a broad range of sciences to modify, manipulate or tailor the surface, size, or shape of a particular material.
With the NCC you gain access to over $11 million in sophisticated materials characterization equipment and analytical services unique to the mid-Atlantic region.
-Imaging of samples using electron, optical, or x-ray methods
-Elemental mapping of structural features
-Complete surface analysis
-Variety of sample preparation tools
Bruker SkyScan 1173 High Engery Micro-CT
Zeiss Auriga FIB-SEM
Zeiss LSM 710 Laser Scanning Microscope
JEOL LV-5610 SEM
PANalytical Epilson 3XLE
Nanomaterials Core Characterization Facility
620 West Cary Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284
Director: Everett E Carpenter, Ph.D.
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