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Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in magnetodynamics and spin electronics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Advanced High Frequency Devices
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 11/21/2014

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials and quantitative, reproducible, measurement methods and protocols for scanning probe … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 11/21/2014

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

Nanoscale Strength Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 11/21/2014

To develop new mechanical test structures and methodologies based on microelectromechanical and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2014

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

Tracking Nanoparticles as Optical Indicators of Device Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 10/21/2014

Nanofabricated and microfabricated devices, ranging from nanomotors propelled by ultrasound to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), can move in … more

Quantum Voltage System Development and Dissemination
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2014

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

Quantum Information and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2014

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

Quantum Materials and Devices
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2014

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2014

The transmission of information in today’s electronics requires the movement of electrical charge, which expends energy and generates heat, … more

Atom Manipulation with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2014

At the heart of nanotechnology is the need to create nanostructures, which are material structures whose dimensions are in the nanometer scale. … more

Nanomagnet Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2014

We develop techniques for measuring magnetization dynamics in magnetic nanostructures with a particular emphasis on the emerging needs of future … more

Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2014

Our goal is to develop measurements that quantify the shape, size, orientation, and fidelity of nanoscale patterns as a platform to quantitatively … more

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