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Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

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

Advanced High Frequency Devices
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2016

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at … more

Quantum Voltage Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

Worldwide access to quantum-based DC voltage standards took a major step forward in 2014 with the introduction of NIST's first Standard Reference … more

Novel materials for enhancing spin information
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2016

Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more

Magnetic Nanostructures for Post-Complimentary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Electronics
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2016

Just as integrated electronic circuits continue to pack on more and ever tinier components, so magnetic technologies for data storage and other … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/21/2015

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

Nanoscale Spin Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The Nanoscale Spin Dynamics Group develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We apply … more

Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The Spin Electronics Group develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization in … more

Nano-biophotonics for molecular imaging
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2015

Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2015

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

Probing Graphene Electronic Devices with Atomic Scale Measurements
Last Updated Date: 11/10/2015

The interest in using graphene as an electronic material arises in large part from the high speed with which electrons move through the material — … more

Enriching Silicon-28 to >99.9999% for Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2015

Within the field of quantum computing research, silicon wafers have been identified as a natural substrate on which to form qubits using gate … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

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

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

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

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