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SWCNT Reference Materials

Single-wall carbon nanotubes are an important class of carbon nanomaterials with significant potential for commercial applications. The National … more

Nanotube Metrology

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more

Dental Materials Project

Our goal is to enable the development and manufacturing of biomaterials for oral health moving forward in 21st century by providing critical … more

COMPLETED: Nanoscale Thermal Properties Project

Our goal is to develop measurement techniques to characterize the changes in thermal transport and thermal transition temperatures in polymeric … more

Renewable Polymers

Economic growth, such as that experienced in developed countries over the last century, cannot continue into the next century nor spread to less … more

3D Tissue Scaffolds

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


 The NCNR backscattering spectrometer is one of the highest intensity instruments of its kind. It enables very high energy resolution studies of … more

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