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Materials Science Portal - Overview
Plastics, carbon nanotubes, high-strength alloys, artificial bone and joint replacements are just some of the emerging materials for which the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) develops testbeds, defines benchmarks, and develops formability measurements and models...
Programs and Projects
Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more
Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
The transmission of information in today’s electronics requires the movement of electrical charge, which expends energy and generates heat, … more
Thin Film Electronics
The Thin Film Electronics Project develops rigorous measurements and methodology needed for continued U.S. leadership in manufacturing and … more
Tracking Nanoparticles as Optical Indicators of Device Dynamics
Nanofabricated and microfabricated devices, ranging from nanomotors propelled by ultrasound to microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), can move in … more
Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more
Quantifying the environmental contributions to mass change
Since the inception of the SI system of units, physical mass artifacts have been transferred and exchanged in order to disseminate the kilogram. … more
An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE … more
RMCProfile Utility Programs
NOTICE: Some anti-virus programs have incorrectly reported that downloadable software previously available from this Web page contains malware. … more
GPPois: Gaussian Processes for Poisson-noised data
gppois is a Bayesian tool for learning about a smooth function based on noisy measurements of its values. Users train a model of the true … more
OOF: Finite Element Analysis of Microstructures
The OOF software provides a finite-element modeling capability to users in the field of materials science. It encapsulates advanced numerical … more
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