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Manipulating the Position and Orientation of Nanoparticles using Feedback Control
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

To advance the development of miniaturized systems, there is a need to place nanostructured materials in very precise locations. Only then can … more

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

One of the major obstacles to incorporating nanotechnology into everyday products is the difficulty of making nanoscale structures inexpensively … more

Real-Time Tracking and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Individual Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

The behavior and properties of macroscale objects are stable and predictable because they are the result of the average behavior of very large … more

Magnetic Nanoparticle Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/03/2012

We are developing best practice metrology for characterization of magnetic nanoparticle systems (e.g. blocking temperature, anisotropy, property … more

Nanoparticle Tracking for Fluidic Self Assembly
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2012

One challenge of nanomanufacturing is to establish methods to assemble solution-based nanoparticles into organized structures with nanometer … more

Surface Characterization of Conjugated Gold Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

This work examines the surface chemistry of conjugated gold nanoparticles, where the molecular modifiers are linked to the gold NP via a … more

Chemical Characterization of Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division is helping to support nanotechnology research being conducted throughout NIST by developing and applying methods … more

Quantum Voltage System Development and Dissemination
Last Updated Date: 11/14/2012

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

Nanotube Quality Control
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2012

Our goal is to develop new methods to rapidly screen bulk carbon nanotubes for chemical purity and homogeneity. The different synthesis routes … more

Optical scattering from surfaces
Last Updated Date: 10/25/2012

We study how material properties, surface topography, and contaminants affect the distribution of light scattered from surfaces. Our aim is to … more

Optical grating scatterometry
Last Updated Date: 10/25/2012

This program aims to develop standards, methods, and modeling for assessing the periodic structures using optical reflectance and transmittance … more

Nano-biophotonics for molecular imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/18/2012

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

Control of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Nanoscale Manipulation of Fluids and Materials
Last Updated Date: 10/12/2012

Scientists and engineers currently have a growing library of synthetic microscale and nanoscale swimmers which affect the hydrodynamics of their … more

Diffraction Metrology and Standards
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Our objective is the development of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible, and accurate measurement methods for … more

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