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Programs and Projects
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

SWCNT Reference Materials

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

COMPLETED: Macromolecule and Nanoparticle Composition and Architecture

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

Instruments
HFBS

 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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