The Interface of Biology, Chemistry, and Materials Science

The Analytical Science and Engineering at Notre Dame (ASEND) Core Facility exists to help solve current, emerging, and industry-relevant problems through the creation of new capabilities in measurement science and engineering. The facility houses state-of-the-art instruments suitable for characterization and structure elucidation of chemical, materials, and biophysical samples.

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ASEND is a shared-resource facility where researchers operate and collect data using a variety of state-of-the-art instruments.

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Use our Services

ASEND services are available to Notre Dame researchers, as well as external users, for an hourly rate.

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New Equipment

ASEND has acquired five new major instruments and thirteen minor instruments to support research activities at Notre Dame.