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Hardness Standardization
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2014

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/21/2014

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2014

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

Chemical Metrology for Polymers Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Chemical metrology for polymers manufacturing is a new area of endeavor for the Chemical Sciences Division. At the outset, efforts have involved … more

Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/19/2013

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 11/12/2013

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 10/24/2013

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2013

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

FiPy-CTCMS
Last Updated Date: 09/04/2013

FiPy is an open software framework, designed to facilitate sharing of simulation codes for microstructural evolution in support of the Materials … more

Lead-Free Solder
Last Updated Date: 08/16/2013

Solder and solderability are increasingly tenuous links in microelectronics assembly as a consequence of ever shrinking chip and package … more

Genomics of Electronic Materials
Last Updated Date: 08/08/2013

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

Gamma-Gamma Prime Cobalt Superalloys
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2013

The development of a materials innovation infrastructure (MII) that will enable rapid and significant reductions in the development time for new … more

Materials Informatics
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2013

 The Materials Genome Initiative will create a new era of materials innovation that will serve as a foundation for strengthening domestic … more

µMAG: Micromagnetic Modeling Activity Group
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Micromagnetics concerns the patterns of magnetization that arise in materials on the scale of nanometers.  Understanding these structures is key … more

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Our objective is to ensure that the NIST beamlines U7A, X23A2, and X24A, located at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven … more

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