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Magnetic Nanoparticle Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

We are developing best practice metrology for characterization of magnetic nanoparticle systems (e.g. blocking temperature, anisotropy, property … more

Personal Body Armor
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to prevent the catastrophic failure of ballistic body armor by developing measurements and predictive models to test and determine the … more

Web Force-Field (WebFF) - A Smart Force Field Repository for Soft Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

As part of our mission to support the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), we are developing data repositories and tools that support Integrated … more

Modeling Dispersion Rheology for Non-Spherical Particles
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

The flow of polymer composites via injection molding, spraying or spreading on surfaces is crucial to polymer composite manufacturing. For … more

Hardness Standardization
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2014

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Validation: Coevolved Experimentation and Computation at the Nanoscale
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

The increased speed and increased size of datasets implemented in modern computational systems has enabled the size scale of models of materials … more

Atomistic Potentials and the Future of Nanomaterials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

As part of NIST's response to the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), this project provides resources to address some of the challenges to the … more

DFT repositories and informatics
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

Reproducibility and reuse play fundamental roles in the development of science. With the growth of computational power and tools, simulated … 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

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

Broadband CARS Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2012

The traditional chemical labeling used in optical microscopy can alter cells and materials, thus impeding determination of their true structure, … more

Evaluation of the Extent of Electron Scattering in a Low Vacuum Scanning Electron Microscope
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Low vacuum scanning electron microscopes utilize gas molecules in the specimen chamber to neutralize the specimen charging from the impinging … more

Analysis of 3D Elemental Mapping Artifacts in Biological Specimens using Monte Carlo Simulation
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

We performed Monte Carlo simulation to demonstrate the feasibility of using the focused ion beam based X-ray microanalysis technique (FIB-EDS) for … more

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

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