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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

Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials and quantitative, reproducible, measurement methods and protocols for scanning probe … 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

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

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

To develop new mechanical test structures and methodologies based on microelectromechanical and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

NIST has taken advantage of recent technological advances to develop polymer microfluidic cell culture systems that provide a level of control … more

Fundamental Interaction Mechanisms of Engineered Nanomaterials with DNA
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

We utilized isotope-dilution liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) to determine the levels of the oxidatively damaged DNA bases, … more

New Scalable Green Protocols for Processing Carbon Nanotubes
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The overall aim of this project is to develop and validate general methods and protocols for purification, size-separation and dispersion of … more

Assessing NP EHS
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Due to their small size, nanoparticles can enter living organisms in previously unforeseen ways and their immense surface area results in higher … more

Optical grating scatterometry
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

This program aims to develop standards, methods, and modeling for assessing the periodic structures using optical reflectance and transmittance … more

Optical scattering from surfaces
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

We study how material properties, surface topography, and contaminants affect the distribution of light scattered from surfaces. Our aim is to … 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

Tracking Nanoparticles as Optical Indicators of Device Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 10/21/2014

Nanofabricated and microfabricated devices, ranging from nanomotors propelled by ultrasound to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), can move in … more

nanotubes
Scanning electron microscope image of typical titania nanotubes for a photocatalytic cell to produce hydrogen gas from water.
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