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Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices Central Equipment Facility (CRANN CEF)
Hosting Legal Entity
Trinity College Dublin
Naughton Institute, TCD, College Green, Dublin 2 (Ireland)
Type Of RI
Coordinating Country
Current Status:
Operational since 2002
Scientific Description
CRANN’s Central Equipment Facility (CEF) is an integrated infrastructure, equipment, and human capital platform offering advanced instrumentation and expertise to academia and industry. Facilities such as the Advanced Microscopy Laboratory (AML), cleanroom and scanning probe microscopes are managed by technical specialists and accessed by researchers from a wide variety of academic backgrounds, as well as a broad range of industry sectors, from SMEs to blue-chip multi-nationals, across a range of sectors including ICT, manufacturing and medical devices.

RI Keywords
Failure analysis, Focussed ion beam imaging, SEM, Clean-room, E-beam lithography, EELS, Photonics, TEM, Circuit edit, Advanced microscopy, Helium ion, Electon microscopy, Thin film deposition
RI Category
Analytical Facilities
Micro- and Nanotechnology facilities
Materials Synthesis or Testing Facilities
Electrical and Optical Engineering Facilities
Intense Light Sources
Scientific Domain
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Biological and Medical Sciences
Engineering and Energy
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Date of last update: 28/05/2018
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