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Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2015

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

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/07/2015

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

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 10/07/2015

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

Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 10/07/2015

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

Biomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The biomagnetic imaging program develops standards, measurement methods, and new magnetic imaging modalities for biomedical and environmental … more

Quantum Voltage System Project
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Quantum Processing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

RF Nano-electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The RF Nanoelectronics Project focuses on research and development of quantitative high-frequency metrology of RF nanomaterial, nanoelectronic and … more

Nano-biophotonics for molecular imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/08/2015

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

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/08/2015

We seek to build the scientific infrastructure for objective forensic firearm and toolmark identification by developing rigorous procedures to … more

Nano-Structured Optics and Optical Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/08/2015

The project focuses on significant metrology challenges that impede the advancement of high-performance optical and photonic systems. We develop, … more

Traceable Scanning Probe Nano-Characterization
Last Updated Date: 09/08/2015

Research and development of rigorously SI traceable nano-characterization instrumentation, measurements, and procedures to enable a fundamental … more

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