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Characterization, Nanometrology, and Nanoscale Measurements Programs & Projects

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Quantum Conductance
Last Updated Date: 05/28/2015

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials … more

Traceable Scanning Probe Nano-Characterization
Last Updated Date: 05/11/2015

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

Nanoelectronic Device Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/11/2015

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable emerging nanoelectronic … more

RF Nano-electronics
Last Updated Date: 05/08/2015

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

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/05/2015

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: 05/04/2015

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

Atom-Based Dimensional Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

A primary goal of this project is to develop intrinsic calibration standards based on the crystalline lattice. The ultimate limit for nanoscale … more

Probing Graphene Electronic Devices with Atomic Scale Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/26/2015

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

Small Force Metrology
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2015

The Small Force Metrology project supports U.S. instrumentation vendors, academic researchers, government scientists, and a broad spectrum of … more

Mechanical Metrology Program
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2015

Providing critical measurements of mass, force, vibration, and acoustics for a broad range of industries and aspects of everyday life. Such … more

Whole Cell Tomography
Last Updated Date: 03/03/2015

Our goal is to develop novel correlative microscopy approaches for locating and characterizing engineered metal nanoparticles within complex … more

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

The Magnetics Group's program in magnetodynamics and spin electronics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

Measuring the Magneto-Electronic Properties of Graphene on the Nanometer Scale
Last Updated Date: 02/02/2015

The electrons in graphene are confined to the two-dimensional atomic layer of carbon atoms that make up the material . Since graphene was first … more

AFM-Based Nanomechanics
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Local mechanical-property information is essential to evaluate emerging micro- and nanoscale materials, which many manufacturers would like to … more

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