Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies

Helping you understand, create, and characterize nanomaterials

Exploring the path from scientific discovery to the integration of nanostructures into the micro and macro worlds

A U.S. DOE Nanoscale Science Research Center & User Facility

CINT provides open access to highly specialized instrumentation and expertise to a global community of researchers from universities, national laboratories, and industry. 

Research Priorities include Microelectronics, Clean Energy, Quantum Information Science, Biosecurity, AI/Machine Learning, Advanced/Sustainable Manufacturing.  

Save the Date!

The 2nd International Cryo-EM (ICE) Workshop for Advanced Materials will be held July 24–26, 2024 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA

The International Cryo-EM (ICE) Workshop for Advanced Materials invites participants to explore and discuss the increasing role of cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) techniques in materials science – both in state-of-the art technique development and in applications.
World-leading materials scientists working with cryo-EM will speak on research, methods, challenges, and lessons learned and will lead in-lab demonstrations and discussions about cryo-EM workflows.

Plenary Speakers:

Register by May 5, 2024

Full workshop agenda and registration available at

 2nd International Cryo-EM (ICE) Workshop for Advanced Materials Flyer

The Latest CINT Science

Evolution of Single Atom Pt Sites during Non-oxidative Coupling of Methane — Chemical Engineering Journal

Harnessing Light-powered Nanoscale Electrical Currents to Propel Emerging Technologies — Nature

From Inside Out: How the Buried Interface, Shell Defects, and Surface Chemistry Conspire to Determine Optical Performance in Nonblinking Giant Quantum Dots — Small Science

Manipulating Interlayer Excitons for Near-Infrared Quantum Light Generation — Nano Letters


Welcome to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, and world class scientific expertise.

Facilities link

The CINT user community can access research capabilities at the Core Facility in Albuquerque, NM, and the Gateway Facility in Los Alamos, NM, as well as co-located facilities nearby.

Integration Lab

CINT offers capabilities in Synthesis and Fabrication, Characterization, and Theory and Simulation, in addition to our signature Discovery Platforms.


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