Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility (KNMF)

Benefit from unique technologies and leading expertise

Explore our competences for advanced multimaterial micro and nanotechnologies.

The Karlsruhe Nano Micro Facility (KNMF) offers a dedicated set of state-of-the-art technologies for structuring and characterising a multitude of functional materials at the micro- and nanoscale.

KNMF unifies 20+ technology clusters and 50+ scientists (as of 2020). With an additional technology investment budget of 23.3 Mio. Euro, allocated by the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers (HGF), regular updates and major investments are subject to a continuous improvement of both, the value of the facility and the welfare of its users. Our technology experts support all users in all questions relating to the access and use of our technologies. They will serve as local contacts and accompany you to reach your personal goals. This may include conducting processes at the laboratories or organising overall workflows for your own project. It is recommended to select and contact the experts of the technologies of interest prior to a proposal submission. The user office will assist you to find the most appropriate experts.

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