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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

Control of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Nanoscale Manipulation of Fluids and Materials (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Scientists and engineers currently have a growing library of synthetic microscale and nanoscale swimmers which affect the hydrodynamics of their … 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

Manipulating the Position and Orientation of Nanoparticles using Feedback Control (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

To advance the development of miniaturized systems, there is a need to place nanostructured materials in very precise locations. Only then can … more

Nanotribology for Nanomanufacturing (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and includes studies of friction, adhesion, lubrication, and … 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

Fabrication and Metrology of Novel Magnetic Tunnel Junctions in the Ultra-thin Barrier Limit
Last Updated Date: 07/07/2015

Magnetic tunnel junctions, nanostructured by highly charged ions, are being probed and characterized to establish the foundation for novel … more

Small Force and Mass Metrology
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2015

The Small Force and Mass Metrology project supports U.S. instrumentation vendors, academic researchers, government scientists, and a broad … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 06/25/2015

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Nanoelectronic Device Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/24/2015

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable innovation and advanced … more

CMOS Device and Reliability
Last Updated Date: 06/12/2015

  The CMOS Device and Reliability Project aims to develop new metrology tools for characterizing high-performance complementary … more

Atom-Based Dimensional Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/10/2015

To fabricate and measure solid state implementations of manufacturable atomically precise devices. Build the infrastructure to fabricate prototype … more

Biomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2015

The biomagnetic imaging program develops standards, measurement methods, and new magnetic imaging modalities for biomedical and environmental … more

Traceable Scanning Probe Nano-Characterization
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2015

Research and development of rigorously SI traceable nano-characterization instrumentation, measurements, and procedures to enable a fundamental … more

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