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Core Facilities

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Advanced Microscopy and Imaging Center
The AMIC is a multi-disciplinary facility that provides access to microscopes and imaging services, as well as expert consultation services.
Advanced Photoelectronic Spectrometer Lab
The APS is a state-of-the-art experimental facility for analysis of chemical and electronic properties of various forms of condensed matter.
Biological and Small Molecule Mass Spectrometry Core
The BSMMSC provides metabolomics, lipidomics, and small molecule analyses.
Electromagnetic Properties Lab
The EMP provides access to both Physical Property Measurement Systems (PPMS) and SQUID Vibrating Sample Magnometer (SVSM).
Electron Microscopy Center
The EMC provides electron and ion microscopy resources for all researchers in the UT system, ORNL and other institutions.
Genomics Core
The UT Genomics Core specializes in sequencing and analysis of DNA.
Ion Beam Materials Laboratory
The IBML is a multi-user, multidisciplinary facility that provides ion beam analysis, ion implantation, ion beam modification and ion irradiation services.
Laboratory for Environmental Archaeology
The LEA is a multidisciplinary core facility that provides services for the characterization of archaeological and environmental materials.
Manufacturing Core at UT
The MCUT supports advanced manufacturing needs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the local area.
Micro-Processing Research Facility
The MPRF provides researchers the ability to conduct micro-processing fabrication processes.
Molecular Beam Epitaxy
The MBE provides services related to materials synthesis.


NMR Facilities
The NMR is equipped with five NMR spectrometers that are used for teaching, research and services
Polymer Characterization Laboratory
The PCL is one of the premier academic laboratories in the world for characterizing polymers.
X-Ray Diffraction
The XRD provides users to perform conventional XRD, grazing incidence XRD, high-resolution XRD, texture/pole figure experiments, fiber experiments and high temperature experiments.