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Metrology for Nanoimprint Lithography
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

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

COMPLETED: Dimensional Metrology for Nanoscale Patterns
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate precise measurement methods that quantify the physical shape, critical dimensions (CD) and the structure of … more

COMPLETED: Templated Assembly of Block Copolymer Films
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

Our goal is to develop critical measurement solutions that enable nanomanufacturing with template guided block copolymer assembly for next … more

Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

Our goal is to develop measurements that quantify the shape, size, orientation, and fidelity of nanoscale patterns as a platform to quantitatively … more

Protein Preservation
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2014

Our goal is to address critical measurement issues that exist regarding chemical and physical stability of biomacromolecules (proteins and DNA) in … more

Nanoparticle Assembly in Complex Fluids
Last Updated Date: 03/28/2014

Develop measurement methods that quantify the interdependent stability, transport, and redox properties of nanomaterials in … more

Quantum Materials and Devices
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2014

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/07/2014

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

Hardness Standardization
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2014

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/21/2014

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Chemical Metrology for Polymers Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/08/2014

Chemical metrology for polymers manufacturing is a new area of endeavor for the Chemical Sciences Division. At the outset, efforts have involved … more

Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/19/2013

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … 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

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 10/24/2013

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

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