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09/30/14
  • Simultaneous Imaging of Ferromagnetic and Ferroelectric Domains

  • 09/10/14
  • Measuring Absorption Maps and Spectra of Plasmonic Resonators with Nanoscale Resolution

  • 08/18/14
  • Guidelines for Enhancing Solar Cells Using Surface Plasmon Polaritons

  • 07/21/14
  • NIST Shows Ultrasonically Propelled Nanorods Spin Dizzyingly Fast

  • 07/01/14
  • New NIST Metamaterial Gives Light a One-Way Ticket

  • 05/28/14
  • CNST Releases the Winter/Spring 2014 Edition of The CNST News

  • 05/20/14
  • Don't Blink! NIST Studies Why Quantum Dots Suffer from 'Fluorescence Intermittency'

  • 05/06/14
  • This FIB Doesn’t Lie: New NIST Microscope Sees What Others Can’t

  • 04/09/14
  • Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal

  • 03/27/14
  • Explaining Interactions between Light, Heat, and Charge Carriers in Silicon Photonic Microresonators

  • 03/11/14
  • Looking Inside: Assessing the Chemical Composition of a Metal-Organic Framework with Nanoscale Resolution

  • 02/12/14
  • CNST Deputy Director Lloyd Whitman Serving as Interim Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

  • 02/05/14
  • Researchers Develop Framework for Understanding Current-Switched Magnetic Devices

  • 12/17/13
  • A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics

  • 12/13/13
  • Steve Blankenship Wins AVS George T. Hanyo Award for Outstanding Performance in Technical Support of Research

  • 12/05/13
  • Welcome Guests: Added Molecules Allow Metal-Organic Frameworks to Conduct Electricity

  • 12/04/13
  • Characterizing Solar Cells with Nanoscale Precision Using a Low-Energy Electron Beam

  • 11/18/13
  • The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Develops and Deploys New NanoFab Management Software

  • 11/14/13
  • CNST Releases the Fall 2013 Edition of The CNST News

  • 11/07/13
  • Researchers from U.S. and Korea Collaborate on Graphene Research

  • 10/28/13
  • The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Launches Updated NanoFab Website

  • 10/22/13
  • The Reins of Casimir: Engineered Nanostructures Could Offer Way to Control Quantum Effect ... Once a Mystery Is Solved

  • 10/17/13
  • New Ion Source for Focused Ion Beams uses Cold Atomic Beam

  • 09/26/13
  • Researchers Probe the Properties of Novel “Topological Insulators”

  • 09/19/13
  • NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Researchers Introduce Blind Students to Nanoscale Science

  • 08/28/13
  • New Grayscale Technique Opens a Third Dimension for Nanoscale Lithography

  • 08/21/13
  • Wideband Wavelength Conversion Using Cavity Optomechanics

  • 08/07/13
  • The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Releases a New Brochure

  • 07/30/13
  • A Step Towards Energy-Efficient Voltage Control of Magnetic Devices

  • 07/23/13
  • Stiffening the Backbone of DNA Nanofibers

  • 07/16/13
  • New Nanoscale Imaging Method Finds Application in Plasmonics

  • 07/01/13
  • CNST Releases the Spring/Summer 2013 Edition of The CNST News

  • 06/12/13
  • New Quantum Dot Technique Combines Best of Optical and Electron Microscopy

  • 06/06/13
  • CNST Hosts Workshop on In Situ Measurements using Transmission Electron Microscopy

  • 05/23/13
  • The Better to See You With: Scientists Build Record-Setting Metamaterial Flat Lens

  • 05/08/13
  • New Temporal Filtering Technique Improves Solid-State Single Photon Sources

  • 04/17/13
  • Fluorescence Technique Measures Photoacid Distribution in Photoresists with Nanoscale Resolution

  • 04/11/13
  • Nanowire Position and Orientation Precisely Controlled Using Fluid Flow

  • 04/03/13
  • NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Featured on National Public Radio Affiliate WAMU

  • 03/27/13
  • Nanoscale Edge Variations Observed with Record-breaking Resolution in Magnetic Nanodevices

  • 03/20/13
  • CNST Director Robert Celotta Featured in European Innovation Publication

  • 03/11/13
  • CNST Releases the Winter 2013 Edition of The CNST News

  • 03/05/13
  • New Player in Electron Field Emitter Technology Makes for Better Imaging and Communications

  • 02/12/13
  • NIST Captures Chemical Composition with Nanoscale Resolution

  • 02/07/13
  • Calculating Quantum Vacuum Forces in Nanostructures

  • 01/23/13
  • DNA and Quantum Dots: All That Glitters is Not Gold

  • 01/17/13
  • Controlling Particles for Directed Self-Assembly of Colloidal Crystals

  • 12/19/12
  • Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots Can be Made Indistinguishable Through Quantum Frequency Conversion

  • 12/12/12
  • New Platform Developed to Measure and Exploit Optomechanical Interactions

  • 11/20/12
  • CNST Releases the Fall 2012 Edition of The CNST News

  • 11/14/12
  • Key Property of Graphene Sustained Over Wide Ranges of Density and Energy

  • 10/31/12
  • Researchers Observe, Control, and Optimize the Growth of Individual Carbon Nanotubes

  • 10/24/12
  • Researchers Develop Versatile Optomechanical Sensors for Atomic Force Microscopy

  • 10/16/12
  • Slip Sliding Our Way: At the Nanoscale, Graphite Can Turn Friction Upside Down

  • 10/03/12
  • Researchers Determine Critical Factors for Improving Performance of a Solar Fuel Catalyst

  • 09/19/12
  • A Fast and Sensitive Nanophotonic Motion Sensor Developed for Silicon Microdevices

  • 09/12/12
  • Researchers Introduce New Method for Imaging Defects in Magnetic Nanodevices

  • 09/05/12
  • CNST Researchers Demonstrate Low-Noise, Chip-Based Optical Wavelength Converter

  • 08/29/12
  • Researchers Determine the Optimum Path for Tracking Fluorescent Nanoparticles Using a Laser

  • 08/08/12
  • CNST Releases the Summer 2012 Edition of The CNST News

  • 08/01/12
  • Researchers Track Nanoparticle Dynamics in Three Dimensions

  • 07/11/12
  • Researchers Demonstrate and Explain Surface Conduction in a Topological Insulator

  • 06/27/12
  • Hark! Group Demonstrates First Heralded Single Photon Source Made from Silicon

  • Shaffique Adam Receives Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowship

  • 06/21/12
  • Graphene Drumheads Tuned to Make Quantum Dots

  • 05/25/12
  • CNST Releases the Spring 2012 Edition of The CNST News

  • 05/11/12
  • Spin Polarized Supercurrents Optimized with a Simple Flip

  • 04/18/12
  • Imaging Complex Domain Wall Structures in Magnetic Nanostripes

  • 04/10/12
  • In-Situ Observations Reveal How Nanoparticle Catalysts Lower Operating Temperatures in Fuel Cells

  • 04/03/12
  • Nanoscale Magnetic Media Diagnostics by Rippling Spin Waves

  • 03/28/12
  • Researchers Validate Simplified Lateral Force Calibration Technique for Atomic Force Microscopy

  • 03/20/12
  • Nanopower: Avoiding Electrolyte Failure in Nanoscale Lithium Batteries

  • 03/14/12
  • Combining Centuries-Old Mathematical Theorems Provides an Efficient Approach for Characterizing the Shape of Nanoparticles

  • 03/06/12
  • The Shape of Things to Come: NIST Probes the Promise of Nanomanufacturing Using DNA Origami

  • 02/15/12
  • CNST and Sandia Researchers Publish a Detailed Review of Electrical Contacts in One and Two Dimensional Nanomaterials

  • 02/08/12
  • CNST Releases the Winter 2012 Edition of The CNST News

  • 02/01/12
  • CNST Researchers Efficiently Couple Light from a Plane Wave into a Surface Plasmon Mode

  • 01/18/12
  • CNST Collaboration Produces Ultra-Short Light Pulses Using On-Chip Microresonator

  • 01/11/12
  • CNST Collaboration Models Ionic Conductivity in Doped Ceria for use as a Fuel Cell Electrolyte

  • 01/04/12
  • CNST Researchers Measure and Model Inhomogeneous Energy Landscapes in Graphene

  • 12/14/11
  • CNST Collaboration Demonstrates Nanoscale Focused Ion Beam Employing Laser-Cooled Lithium Atoms

  • CNST Collaboration Resolves Century-Long Debate Over How to Describe Electromagnetic Momentum Density in Matter

  • 12/07/11
  • International Collaboration Reveals Magnetization Textures in NiPd Nanostructures

  • 11/30/11
  • CNST Collaboration Tunes Viscous Drag on Superhydrophobic Surfaces

  • 11/22/11
  • Tiny Levers, Big Moves in Piezoelectric Sensors

  • 11/16/11
  • CNST Collaboration Controls Thermal Fluctuations with Spin Current

  • 11/02/11
  • CNST Researchers Efficiently Extract Photons from Single Semiconductor Quantum Dots Directly into an Optical Fiber

  • 10/26/11
  • CNST and University of Maryland Researchers Bridge Nanophotonics and Conventional Optics with Surface Plasmonic Lenses Fabricated on Optical Fibers

  • 10/12/11
  • CNST and ASU Researchers Show that Gold Doping Increases Nickel Catalyst Activity for Carbon Nanostructure Formation

  • 10/05/11
  • CNST and ITL Researchers Change the Color and Shape of a Single Photon

  • 09/28/11
  • New Etch Process Developed at the CNST uses Argon Pulsing to Improve Silicon Etch Rate and Selectivity

  • 09/20/11
  • CNST Research Explains How Phase Segregation Affects Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaics

  • 09/16/11
  • CNST Researchers Use Nanophotonics to More Efficiently Extract Photons from Single Semiconductor Quantum Dots

  • 08/30/11
  • CNST and MML Researchers Demonstrate an Electrochromic Nanoplasmonic Optical Switch

  • 08/10/11
  • CNST Researchers Observe Nanoscale Charge Transport in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

  • 07/27/11
  • CNST Researchers Elucidate Micro-Optical Techniques for Solid-State Materials Characterization

  • 07/13/11
  • University of Maryland and CNST Collaborators Publish a Comprehensive Overview of Electronic Transport in Graphene

  • 07/06/11
  • CNST's Kartik Srinivasan Receives Sigma Xi Young Scientist Award

  • 06/29/11
  • CNST Researchers Demonstrate Electro-Optic Modulation of Single Photons from a Quantum Dot

  • 06/22/11
  • CNST Team Calculates the Electronic Transport Properties of Graphene Stacks

  • 06/15/11
  • CNST Offers Insights into Metallic Ferromagnetism Using Spin Polarized Electron Probes

  • 06/08/11
  • CNST-led Team Calculates the Role of Buried Layers in Few-Layer Epitaxial Graphene

  • 06/01/11
  • CNST Director Robert Celotta Elected Member-at-Large of the APS Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

  • CNST Researchers Develop Integrated Nanomechanical Sensor for Atomic Force Microscopy

  • 05/25/11
  • Mark Stiles Elected Vice-Chair of the American Physical Society Magnetism Group

  • 05/24/11
  • Defect in Graphene May Present Bouquet of Possibilities

  • 05/09/11
  • Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Releases 2010 Biennial Report

  • 04/26/11
  • Two Graphene Layers May Be Better Than One

  • 03/07/11
  • CNST Researchers Use Spin Waves to Measure Magnetic Polarization of Electrical Current

  • 02/28/11
  • CNST Research Elucidates the Effect of Disorder on Magnetic Vortex Gyration

  • 01/31/11
  • CNST High School Intern Parakh Jain Selected as Semifinalist in Intel Science Talent Search

  • 01/24/11
  • CNST and LBL Researchers Develop a Full Numerical Model of EUV Imaging and Exposure Statistics

  • 01/19/11
  • Real-World Graphene Devices May Have a Bumpy Ride

  • 01/18/11
  • Diamonds in the Rough - Effects of Atomic-Scale Roughness on Adhesion Between Diamond Surfaces

  • NIST Physicist Joseph Stroscio Named Among 2010 AAAS Fellows

  • 01/13/11
  • NIST Puts a New Twist on the Electron Beam

  • 01/10/11
  • John Unguris Recognized as an American Physical Society Outstanding Referee

  • 12/15/10
  • Chromium Ions Focused to the Nanoscale

  • 12/08/10
  • NIST’s New Scanning Probe Microscope is Supercool

  • Theorists Find Generalized Connection Between Spin Currents, Magnetic Torques, and Mechanical Torques

  • 11/24/10
  • CNST Researchers Develop Novel Optics to Accelerate Ions

  • 11/17/10
  • Electron Orbits in Multilayer Graphene Have Unexpected Structure

  • 11/12/10
  • Statistical Method Improves Single-Particle Tracking

  • 10/26/10
  • NIST, Harvard Researchers Share 2010 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics

  • 10/20/10
  • CNST's Joseph Stroscio Interviewed on NPR Science Friday

  • 10/13/10
  • This Little Light of Mine: Changing the Color of Single Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots

  • 09/28/10
  • NIST to Award Up to $15 Million to UMD to Support Nanotechnology Research

  • 09/14/10
  • Puzzling New Physics from Graphene Quartet’s Quantum Harmonies

  • 07/07/10
  • Efficient Optical Fiber Technique Shown to Probe Individual Emitters

  • Measuring the Temperature Dependence of Current Spin Polarization in Permalloy

  • 06/24/10
  • Mapping Nanoscale Variations in the Photoresponse of an Organic Solar Cell

  • 06/09/10
  • Walls Falling Faster for Solid-State Memory

  • 04/27/10
  • Seeing Moiré in Graphene

  • 04/09/10
  • Lloyd Whitman Wins NRL Edison Award for Nanotechnology Patent

  • 02/22/10
  • Robert Rudnitsky Elected Chair of OECD Working Party on Nanotechnology

  • 02/16/10
  • James Alexander Liddle Becomes Contributing Editor of InterNano

  • 12/22/09
  • Joseph Stroscio Receives AVS Nanotechnology Recognition Award

  • 12/10/09
  • Robert McMichael Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

  • 12/07/09
  • CNST Adding Major Capabilities for Transmission Electron Microscopy

  • Mark Stiles Recognized as American Physical Society Outstanding Referee

  • 12/01/09
  • NIST Researchers Put a New Spin on Atomic Musical Chairs

  • 11/25/09
  • CNST Researchers Design Optical Interface to Probe Single Quantum Dots

  • CNST Researchers Win Best Nanolithography Poster Award at International Conference on Micro Nano Engineering

  • 07/23/09
  • The CNST Welcomes Eight New Staff Members

  • 07/20/09
  • New Electron Beam Lighography System Now Available

  • New NanoFab Tools Coming Soon!

  • 07/17/09
  • Laser Pattern Generator Now Available

  • 07/16/09
  • Ten Undergraduate Researcher Fellows Gain Hands-On Nanotech Experience

  • The CNST Welcomes Three New Staff Members

  • The CNST's 2008 Report Now Available

  • 06/26/09
  • CNST Co-sponsors Global Workshop on Nanoscale Measurement Challenges for Energy Applications

  • CNST Deupty Director Named

  • CNST News Article - Cooperative Agreement

  • CNST Research Features in ACS Nano Perspective

  • CNST's Daniel Pierce Named Outstanding Referee by the APS

  • Gregory Rutter Wins Best Thesis Award for CNST Research

  • NIST Visiting Researcher Gregory Rutter Awarded the Dorothy M. and Earl S. Hoffman Award

  • NIST Visiting Researcher Young Kuk awarded Inchon "Academy" Prize

  • Students SURF for Graphene at NIST

  • Vincent Luciani Joins the CNST as Manager of the NanoFab

  • 05/20/09
  • Graphene Yields Secrets to Its Extraordinary Properties

  • 03/10/09
  • April Workshop Takes Aim at Obstacles to Nanotech Energy Technologies

  • 02/24/09
  • NanoFab Adds New Capabilities

  • 11/12/08
  • Cold Atoms Could Replace Hot Gallium in Focused Ion Beams

  • 04/01/08
  • Bon MOT: Innovative Atom Trap Catches Highly Magnetic Atoms

  • 03/18/08
  • All Done With Mirrors: NIST Microscope Tracks Nanoparticles in 3-D

  • 08/03/07
  • Changing the Rings: A Key Finding for Magnetics Design

  • 07/20/07
  • Speed Bumps Less Important Than Potholes for Graphene

  • 04/27/06
  • Laser Trapping of Erbium May Lead to Novel Devices

  • 03/20/06
  • Commerce Secretary Gutierrez Announces New Nanotechnology Center; Focus Is on Building Infrastructure for Nanomanufacturing

  • 12/22/05
  • Measurement and Standards Issues in Nanobiotechnology

  • 03/24/05
  • New Facility Recognized in Lab Design Competition
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