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Measurement and Prediction of Local Structure
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to provide analytical tools that allow measurement and prediction of local structure to enable the development of ceramic materials … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop methods and materials for imaging-based characterization of molecular signatures that occur during cellular proliferation, … more

Nanocalorimetry Measurements
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

To develop nanocalorimetry as a method for measuring heats of reaction of nanoscale samples with nanojoule sensitivity in order to detect … more

Thin Film and Interconnect Reliability
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

This project, now concluded, developed methods to evaluate the reliability of thin films and interconnects in their as-manufactured states. Such … more

AFM-Based Nanomechanics
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Local mechanical-property information is essential to evaluate emerging micro- and nanoscale materials, which many manufacturers would like to … more

Nanometer Scale Measurements of Crack Tips in Glass
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our objective is to develop atomic force microscopy-based methods to measure the structure of crack tips, the rates of crack growth, and the … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Carbon Mitigation
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the … more

Bridge Safety
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to guide improvement in construction codes for both rehabilitated and new structures. Destructive and nondestructive data will allow … more

Carbon Mitigation Measurements
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The global environmental problems caused by emission of CO 2 (global warming, rising sea levels and increased acidity of oceans) must be abated. … more

Broadband CARS Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The traditional chemical labeling used in optical microscopy can alter cells and materials, thus impeding determination of their true structure, … more

Legacy Project - Fate of Nanoparticles in Neural Environments
Last Updated Date: 11/26/2014

Our goal is to develop an advanced in vitro system for nano-neurotoxicology that employs neural progenitor cells and tissue-engineering hydrogels. … more

Genomics of Electronic Materials
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2014

Our goal is to develop the metrology to enable a materials genomic approach to the discovery and optimization of complex electronic and … more

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