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Programs and Projects
Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology

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

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

Electronic Transport in Nanoscale Organic/Inorganic Devices

Organic materials (multi-carbon compounds) are amenable to almost Lego©-like tinkering with their structure and composition, and can exhibit a … more

Strain Mapping and Simulation

We employ combined measurement and modeling to enhance understanding and capability of nanoscale strain-mapping via super-resolution confocal … more

Frequency Conversion Interfaces for Photonic Quantum Systems

Optical frequency conversion, in which the color of light is changed, is a process that has numerous applications in physics and technology.  For … more

Electron holography

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE … more



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Technical Contact:
Lloyd Whitman