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Characterization, Nanometrology, and Nanoscale Measurements Programs & Projects

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Nanotribology for Nanomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2013

Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and includes studies of friction, adhesion, lubrication, and … more

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Scanning Probe Microscopy Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials and quantitative, reproducible, measurement methods and protocols for scanning probe … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

Nanoscale Strength Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

To develop new mechanical test structures and methodologies based on microelectromechanical and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) … more

AFM-Based Nanomechanics
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2013

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

Thin Film and Interconnect Reliability
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

This project, now concluded, developed methods to evaluate the reliability of thin films and interconnects in their as-manufactured states. Such … 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

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

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

Thin Film X-Ray Reflectometry
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2012

Our goal is to develop Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible X-ray reflectometry (XRR) data analysis methods to … more

Measurement and Prediction of Local Structure
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2012

Our goal is to provide analytical tools that allow measurement and prediction of local structure to enable the development of ceramic materials … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2012

Our objective is to provide comprehensive descriptions of the structure of advanced materials and devices by performing synchrotron-based … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurement Method Development
Last Updated Date: 10/04/2012

Our goal is to develop state of-the-art synchrotron X-ray measurement technology, including instrumentation, methods, and analytical tools, to … more

Assessing the Internal Structure and Composition of Climatically-Relevant Atmospheric Particles
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Atmospheric particles with long atmospheric lifetimes affect Earth's radiative balance. These particles typically consist of multiple chemical … more

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