A Clear Vision of Success

NanoCLEAR Anti-Reflective, polymer-based nanoparticle films bond to eyeglass lenses in under an hour. Today, more than 100 national retail store systems are installing the anti-reflective film.

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ElectroOptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center

The ElectroOptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center (ERINC), along with Kentucky’s Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering (CeNSE), are making Kentucky a nanotechnology epicenter.

Unique nanoscale materials and devices are already leading to momentous advances in biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computer science, and mathematics.

Current projects include:

  • NanoCLEAR Anti-Reflective
  • Nanotemplate Engineering Process
  • Ultimate Eco-Car: Fuel Cells based on nanocatalysis
  • Nanocomposites for radiation shielding during space flights
  • Brush-on and self-assembled nano-fibers
  • Nano-docking stations for fuel catalysts
  • Nano-needles
  • Displacement photocurrent nanostructure sensors
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Square footage of the ERINC microfab cleanroom

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Core courses offered at ERINC

Collaborative Effort

ERINC and Kentucky’s Center for Nanoscale Science & Engineering collaborate on a wide variety of projects that span bio-engineering, pharmacy/medicine, nano-templates for electronics and gas sensors, and opto-electronics.

Nationally Recognized

UofL is proud to be one of 16 sites to form The National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure Network. The National Science Foundation awarded membership to leading-edge facilities with nanoscale science, engineering, and technology expertise.