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About the MCP


The MCP has been approved to reopen on Monday, June 15, 2020.

Strict distancing and cleaning protocols will be followed to ensure the safety of our users. Please read about these protocols in detail in our reopening plan below.

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Please contact MCP staff with any questions or concerns regarding our policies going forward. Thank you for your patience, and we look forward to helping you restart your research.


COVID-19 Response

Consistent with expert public health guidance and JHU guidelines, MSE & MCP labs are closed per Whiting School of Engineering COVID-19 contingency planning.

For critical information concerning access to data on MCP-related equipment, please contact MCP Operations Director, Ken Livi [email protected].

General Info:

MCP provides analytical instrumentation, preparation equipment, and processing capabilities for the development and characterization of new materials. The MCP serves the entire Johns Hopkins community, mainly focusing on inorganic characterization and processing. Included in the facility are: Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy, X-ray Photospectroscopy, X-ray Diffractometry, Micro Computed Tomography and various sample preparation equipment.