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Why does one nano lab cost more than another?
Author(s): William Wilson; Mark Reed
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Paper Abstract

The label "nanotechnology" covers a host of research applications, some of which require vastly more costly infrastructure than others. Basic engineering issues, research themes, and design choices determine the budget of the nanotech facility. When designing a nano lab, the users and the architect face a number of decisions about the performance of the space and the costs associated with achieving the performance criteria. These choices and recommendations are outlined in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 2005
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 5933, Buildings for Nanoscale Research and Beyond, 59330A (18 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617550
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William Wilson, William Wilson Associated Architects, Inc. (United States)
Mark Reed, William Wilson Associated Architects, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5933:
Buildings for Nanoscale Research and Beyond
Hal Amick, Editor(s)

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