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Nanotechnology Portal - Overview

Advancing nanoscale measurement science, standards, and nanotechnology is an important component of NIST's mission to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness.  From leading cutting edge research to coordinating the development of standards that promote trade, NIST's programs in nanotechnology directly impact priorities important to the nation's economy and well being. …more

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Programs and Projects
Characterization of 3D Photovoltaics

Our goal is to provide industry with test structures and models of next-generation photovoltaics, with an initial focus on cadmium telluride … more

Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication

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

COMPLETED: Polymers for Next-Generation Lithography

Our goal is to develop measurement methods with sufficiently high spatial resolution to uncover the materials limitations in the resolution of … more

Metrology for Nanoimprint Lithography

Our goal is to develop, advance, and demonstrate measurements that facilitate Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) as a viable technology for the … more

COMPLETED: Templated Assembly of Block Copolymer Films

Our goal is to develop critical measurement solutions that enable nanomanufacturing with template guided block copolymer assembly for next … more

COMPLETED: Dimensional Metrology for Nanoscale Patterns

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate precise measurement methods that quantify the physical shape, critical dimensions (CD) and the structure of … more

Software
Electron holography

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE … more

Contact

General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)
nano@nist.gov

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Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070

Technical Contact:
Lloyd Whitman