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Magnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Our goal is to develop a real-time magnetic domain imaging system and apply it to technologically important systems, including data-storage and … more

Lead-Free Surface Finishes for Electronic Components: Tin Whisker Growth
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

This project will provide data and materials measurements necessary to improve the reliability of solder interconnects degraded by the switch to … more

Low Temperature Regenerator and Pulse Tube Losses
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The Cryogenic Technologies Project has been funded by ONR since FY2005 to measure and model the losses in 4 K regenerators and pulse tubes. These … more

Plasma Process Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Our multifaceted program provides numerous outputs to assist our customers. First, we develop and evaluate a variety of measurement techniques … more

Advanced IC Interconnects - Process Metrology and Models
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The objective for Advanced IC Interconnects is to provide measurement standards and advanced measurement methods supporting metrology needs of the … more

Nanocalorimetry
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Nanocalorimetry using micromachined devices has the capability to provide quantitative data to support the development of advanced metal silicide … more

Nanomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2012

The microscopic arrangement of the magnetic structure within a thin metal film plays a fundamental role in many technological applications ranging … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 08/14/2012

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

Farad and Impedance Metrology
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2012

This project aims to provide the world’s best basis for accurate impedance measurements by tying the U.S. legal system of electrical units to the … more

AC-DC Difference
Last Updated Date: 08/09/2012

The NIST ac-dc Difference Project provides U.S. industry with the essential link between ac and the corresponding dc electrical standards via a … more

Metrology of the Ohm
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2011

Resistance standards traceable to NIST provide references for measurements of current at levels from 2000 A to below 1 pA and are used to support … more

Quantum Conductance Project/Graphene-Based Quantum Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2011

The goal of the Quantum Conductance Project is to develop graphene metrology for intrinsic electrical standards, specifically … more

Electric Power Metrology and the Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2011

Our country's way of life depends on the electric power distribution system. Keeping the national electric grid in good working order -- and … more

Thermal Noise Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/27/2011

This project develops methods for very accurate measurements of thermal noise and provides support for such measurements in the communications and … more

Antenna Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/11/2011

Antennas are the eyes, ears and voices of everything from cell phones to interplanetary spacecraft. The Antenna Metrology Program carries on PML's … more

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