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Physics & Nanotechnology Building

Physics & Nanotechnology Building - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Vibration Control & Measurement

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota Client: Architectural Alliance General Contractor: Mortenson Construction

This new addition to the University of Minnesota is a $70M interdisciplinary research facility for physics, nanoscience and applied nanotechnology. A 5,000 square foot ground floor cleanroom houses state-of-the-art tools for fabricating structures under 100 nanometers in size.

ESI performed a vibration survey, including measurements, on the proposed site and designed a special isolated concrete floor structure to support the cleanroom and isolate it from nearby traffic, bus, and LRT vibration.

The cleanroom was designed to achieve stringent VC-E criteria that required hand-in-hand collaboration with the architect and structural engineer to achieve a cutting edge level of performance.

We continue to work with the University on this exciting facility as their research evolves.

Browse the project photo gallery below!

Some of our past vibration control & measurement projects include:

Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fort Riley Hospital Replacement

Fort Riley, Kansas

Children's National Medical Center

Washington, D.C.

Microbiology Research Facility

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Good Samaritan Hospital

Kearney, Nebraska

University of Minnesota Rec Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Mechanical Equipment Isolation

Various Worldwide Locations

Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, Nebraska

Physics & Nanotechnology Building

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnesota Public Radio LRT Vibration

Saint Paul, Minnesota

MRI Vibration Isolation

Various U.S. Locations

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