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.  

2024 Spring Call for User Proposals

Our 2024 Spring Call for User Proposals opens March 1.

CINT expertise is available in these scientific thrust areas: In-situ Characterization and Nano-mechanics; Nanophotonics and Optical Nanomaterials; Soft, Biological and Composite Nanomaterials; Quantum Materials Systems 

Additional information is available here.   

The Latest CINT Science

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

Fast Cycling of “Anode-less” Redox-mediated Li-S Flow Batteries — Journal of Energy Storage


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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