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Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

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

Carbon Mitigation Measurements
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

The global environmental problems caused by emission of CO 2 (global warming, rising sea levels and increased acidity of oceans) must be abated. … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Components and devices used in a broad spectrum of technology sectors such as health care, communications, energy and electronics are manufactured … more

Nanoparticle Assembly in Complex Fluids
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

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

Energy Storage & Delivery
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

The goal of the project is to develop measurement methods to characterize the nanoscale structure and dynamics of polymer electrolyte membranes … more

COMPLETED: Templated Assembly of Block Copolymer Films
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

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

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our primary interest is protein solution rheology and stability, involving bulk and interfacial properties and complemented by model solution … 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

Neutron Source Strength Calibrations
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

The neutron source calibration facility operated by NIST is a world-class calibration laboratory providing neutron source   calibration services … more

Neutron Detector Replacement Program
Last Updated Date: 07/22/2013

The Department of Homeland Security/Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DHS/DNDO) is pursuing a course to transform 3 He alternative technologies … more

Advanced Materials Characterization
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division supports the characterization of new, diverse, and technological critical materials. The constant evolution of … more

Fusion Wall Development Research by Neutron Depth Profiling
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

In an inertial fusion energy (IFE) reactor, the plasma-facing surface of the chamber, the first wall, is subjected to high doses of light ions and … more

NIST SRM for Reproducible Analyses of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Last Updated Date: 10/16/2012

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are one of the first major nanoscale manufactured products to enter the market. Therefore, reliable and reproducible … more

Neutron Imaging for Health, Environment, and the Hydrogen Economy
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Quantitative imaging tools enhance our ability to understand biological systems and achieve efficient hydrogen fuel cells. Today's metrological … more

Determinations of Boron Deposit Quality by Neutron Depth Profiling
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Straw detectors are a new concept in position-sensitive neutron detectors recently developed by Proportion Technology Inc. The detectors are … more

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