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Nanofabrication, Nanomanufacturing, and Nanoprocessing Programs & Projects

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Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The Division's program in spin electronics and nanoscale spin dynamics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Quantum Processing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

RF Nano-electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The RF Nanoelectronics Project focuses on research and development of quantitative high-frequency metrology of RF nanomaterial, nanoelectronic and … more

Nano-Structured Optics and Optical Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/08/2015

The project focuses on significant metrology challenges that impede the advancement of high-performance optical and photonic systems. We develop, … more

Advanced Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Materials
Last Updated Date: 08/06/2015

High-accuracy linear and nonlinear optical properties of materials used for leading-edge optical technologies are measured and characterized to … more

Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotube Composites
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

Carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene have an extraordinary combination of mechanical, electronic and thermal … more

Single Molecule Fluorescence Measurements of Nanoscale Proton Distributions in Photoresist
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

The semiconductor industry’s remarkable progress in making integrated circuits smaller, faster and cheaper relies on continual improvements in … more

Nanoplasmonics and Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Metamaterials
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Metamaterials are tailor-made photonic composites--combinations of materials designed to achieve optical properties not seen in nature. The … more

DNA Origami for Precise Manufacturing of Nanoscale Structures
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Over the past decade nanoscale science has produced varied and fascinating nanostructures with an extraordinary range of interesting and useful … more

Measuring Light-Matter Interactions in Chip-Based Optical Cavities
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Measuring interactions between light and matter has both fundamental and practical importance. For example, lasers have had a profound influence … more

Optimal Diffusion Coefficient Estimation in Single-Particle Tracking (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Single-particle tracking is a powerful tool for probing the transport behavior and local environmental properties of individual nanoparticles in … more

Nanoparticle Tracking for Fluidic Self Assembly (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

One challenge of nanomanufacturing is to establish methods to assemble solution-based nanoparticles into organized structures with nanometer … more

Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

The behavior and properties of macroscale objects are stable and predictable because they are the result of the average behavior of very large … more

Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control Software (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

MATLAB Software [1-2] developed and referenced within Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control projects are available for download from this page. If you … more

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

One of the major obstacles to incorporating nanotechnology into everyday products is the difficulty of making nanoscale structures inexpensively … more

ZnO nanowires to grow out of the circular copper substrate in all directions, as seen in this scanning electron micrograph.
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