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Lurie Nanofabrication Facility

The University of Michigan Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) is a state-of-the-art shared cleanroom facility, which provides advanced micro- and nano-fabrication equipment and expertise to enable cutting edge research, from semiconductor materials and devices, biotechnology, medical devices, solid-state lighting, energy and unconventional materials and processing technologies. Technical staff members support the LNF facilities, programs and user community, provide key expertise to advise researchers with their projects and allow the LNF to offer process services. The LNF is available, on a fee basis, for use by research groups from government, industry and universities.
The LNF wiki exists for the sharing of information regarding the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF).

The LNF Vision: We aspire to positively impact the world by being a leading academic nanofabrication facility that enables transformative technology.

Our Mission: The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility serves technology educators and creators through broad access to advanced nanofabrication equipment and staff expertise in a safe, collaborative environment. We enable multi-disciplinary research, experiential learning, and co-operation with industry to advance cutting-edge technologies.

Our Values:

  • Strong commitment to safety, sustainability, and accountability
  • A team-centered culture of education, training, and support
  • A collegial, diverse community that is open to the world
  • A responsive ecosystem that facilitates innovation to address global needs


To learn more about the capabilities available at the LNF, visit the Capabilities section of the wiki. This includes information about the different technologies supported at the LNF, available equipment, processes and allowed materials.


Resources available to the LNF community are listed on the following page: User Resources. They include copies of LNF user training manual, memos related to financial matters, email lists to reach LNF staff, and different files (presentations, logos, archived seminars) relevant to LNF users.

For information about how to gain access to the LNF, please see the LNF.umich.edu website.


Announcements relevant to the LNF community are displayed and archived on the following page: Announcements. They include the LNF monthly update emails and other announcements.

Contributing to the wiki

Members of the LNF community are encouraged to contribute to the wiki. Instructions on how to contribute can be found on the LNF User:Main Page.