Please remember to acknowledge the Materials Characterization Facility in all publications that have involved some use of facility equipment and/or instrumentation or have benefited from the assistance of the facility manager. Publications are a key indicator of the usefulness and impact of ND Energy facilities, especially during our annual reporting process to the University. Below is a standard acknowledgement statement that we suggest you use. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Ian Lightcap at

"We thank the ND Energy Materials Characterization Facility for the use of the [insert instrument(s) here]."

Listed below are selected publications that include data obtained from the instruments in the Materials Characterization Facility.

2016 Faculty Publications

2015 Faculty Publications

2014 Faculty Publications

2013 Faculty Publications

2012 Faculty Publications