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Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility
KIT-Campus North

Building 440

H.-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1

76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany


phone: +49(721)608-23123

fax: +49(721)608-26273

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Deadline: January 15, 2018
19th call open

Submit your proposal

Five Steps to Success

1. Contact the expert(s)
2. Submit your proposal
3. Await peer review
4. Start your project
5. Publish your results

Welcome to Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility (KNMF)

KNMF is a high-tech platform for structuring and characterizing a multitude of functional materials at the micro- and nanoscale.

The Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility (KNMF) offers access to a uniquely complete set of fabrication and characterization technologies. External users from academia and industry, either national or international, can apply for open and – if the results are published – free access. Annual deadlines for the submission of proposals are January 15 and June 30. Applications for urgent and commercial projects can be submitted at any time (proposal submission). The highly qualified KNMF staff will guide users through the relevant processes and techniques to address their processing goals and characterization needs. KNMF encourages the early discussion of planned projects and scientific goals and is open for long-term collaborations.


KNMF User Meeting 2018

February 20-21, 2018
in Karlsruhe, Germany

- Training Courses
- Scientific Sessions
- Poster Session
- KNMF Status Update

Additional training course "Polymer Microfabrication 1" on February 19, 2018 (Monday afternoon).

Registration & Submissions

Agenda and more ...
Register online
Submit contributions


January 21:
submission of oral presentations

February 11:
online registration
submission of posters

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6th XPS Workshop 2018
June 20-22, 2018

KIT Campus North, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

Fundamentals and applications of surface analysis

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