Explore our User Program and proposal process. Researchers who intend to publish can get free access to the Foundry and all of its capabilities.
User Program Office
Please feel free to reach out to the User Program Office if you have questions about your experience.
New User Guide
Get started with our step-by-step guide to submitting a proposal and becoming a Foundry user.
Working at the Foundry
Helpful information for working on-site at the Foundry.
Your guide to preparing a successful research proposal.
Details and Policies
Learn about costs, resources, access, and more.
Explore current and past user research.
User Executive Committee
Elected from the Foundry user community, the UEC provides communication and representation for all Foundry users, past and present.
Access and manage your proposals and user profile.
Our annual nanoscience conference. Register to attend, or learn about past meetings.
The Foundry offers state of the art equipment and world-class experts collaborating with users to develop custom instrumentation and techniques.