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Trinity College Dublin

Rankings & Recognitions

Over the past eight years CRANN has established a track record of research excellence in both nanoscience and materials science that has placed Ireland on the map internationally.  Over 70% of the citations that comprise Ireland’s ranking of 6th and 8th in the world for nanotechnology and materials respectively are due to CRANN.  With 250+ researchers from over 40 countries, CRANN is part of a global collaborative network and publish research in partnership with 160 universities over the last three years. The centre has established central equipment infrastructure including cleanrooms, advanced microscopy (SEM, TEM, He-ion), electron and ion-beam lithography, cellular growth and characterisation, and ultra-fast photonics. Operating as an open access mode this infrastructure provides a platform for large-scale collaborative programmes with industry.