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Regenerative Medicine
Last Updated Date: 05/25/2016

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

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 05/25/2016

We synthesize semiconductor nanostructures to serve both as test structures for measurement techniques and as building blocks for novel metrology … more

Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
Last Updated Date: 04/27/2016

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: 04/27/2016

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

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics
Last Updated Date: 08/04/2015

Nano and atomic scale theory of the electronic, optical and mechanical properties of ultrasmall structures, such as semiconductor quantum dots and … 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

In Situ Characterization of Nanoscale Gas-Solid Interactions by TEM
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

Observing and measuring the dynamic changes that take place at the nanometer scale during the synthesis and operation of active nanostructures is … more

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2015

We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through … 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

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

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

Real-Time Tracking and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Individual Nanoparticles (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

Modeling and Simulation of Nanofabrication (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/15/2015

Most manufacturing has historically been based on top-down fabrication and assembly. With rapid advances in nanotechnology, there is increasing … more

metal-oxide nanotubes
NIST researchers have developed a new technique to form nanotubes for use in gas sensing applications.
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