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Semiconductor Metrology for Energy Conversion
Last Updated Date: 12/27/2013

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

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 11/12/2013

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 11/06/2013

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/28/2013

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2013

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

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2013

Our primary interest is protein solution rheology and stability, involving bulk and interfacial properties and complemented by model solution … more

Electronic Transport in Nanoscale Organic/Inorganic Devices
Last Updated Date: 09/23/2013

Organic materials (multi-carbon compounds) are amenable to almost Lego©-like tinkering with their structure and composition, and can exhibit a … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2013

The Quantum Sensors Project develops sensors based on quantum phenomena for spectroscopy, imaging, and other precision measurements for … more

µMAG: Micromagnetic Modeling Activity Group
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Micromagnetics concerns the patterns of magnetization that arise in materials on the scale of nanometers.  Understanding these structures is key … more

Metrology for Nanoimprint Lithography
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

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

Micro-rheometry
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Our goal is to develop and promote the adoption of small-volume rheological methods for complex fluids including bio-fluids, suspensions and … more

COMPLETED: Macromolecule and Nanoparticle Composition and Architecture
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

We develop quantitative methods for the analysis of macromolecules having complex architectures and nanoparticles having organic functionalities. … more

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Our objective is to ensure that the NIST beamlines U7A, X23A2, and X24A, located at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven … more

Modeling Dispersion Rheology for Non-Spherical Particles
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

The flow of polymer composites via injection molding, spraying or spreading on surfaces is crucial to polymer composite manufacturing. For … more

Computational Tool for Calculating Properties of Complex-Shaped Particles and Polymers
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

Many computational programs exist that are being used by industry for predicting properties of polymer composites, but their general predictive … more

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