Nanomaterials Group, University of Southampton

Nanomaterials Group


The group is well equiped for the research it undertakes via a combination of its own facilties, the most important of which are described in the links on the left, and access to University of Southampton facilities. Prof. Smith is the head of the Nanomaterials Rapid Prototyping Facility a class 1000 cleanroom equiped with  e-beam and direct write optical lithography, thermal evaporation and high vacuum sputtering thin film deposition, a Focused Ion Beam, Atomic Force Microscopes and a range of other equipment. Any cleanroom equipment not available in the Nanomaterials facility is available via the Universities £150M Nanofabrication cleanroom.