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COMPLETED: Dimensional Metrology for Nanoscale Patterns
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate precise measurement methods that quantify the physical shape, critical dimensions (CD) and the structure of … more

Metrology for Nanoimprint Lithography
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop, advance, and demonstrate measurements that facilitate Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) as a viable technology for the … more

Characterization of 3D Photovoltaics
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to provide industry with test structures and models of next-generation photovoltaics, with an initial focus on cadmium telluride … more

Nanostructure Fabrication Processes
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

In this project we are developing in situ measurements relevant to the electrochemical fabrication, processing, and application of nanostructured … more

Cruciform Multiaxial Mechanical Testing
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

The cruciform mechanical test is widely used to measure the multiaxial deformation behavior of materials. Standardization of this technique would … more

Crystal Plasticity Modeling
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Crystal Plasticity Modeling calculates multiaxial mechanical constitutive behavior by treating the sample as an interacting aggregate of single … more

Smart Manufacturing Operations Management,
Last Updated Date: 04/07/2014

Efficient sensing and control is challenged by several realities at the factory floor, including product and process changes, fluctuating customer … more

Robotic Systems Interoperability and Integration
Last Updated Date: 04/07/2014

The integration of robotic assembly systems within manufacturing facilities is impeded by the incompatibility between robots and the next … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/03/2014

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … more

Wireless Platforms for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Reliable and secure real-time performance of wireless platforms are challenging problems faced by manufacturers, who choose wireless platforms to … more

Prognostics and Health Management for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Complex system, sub-system, and component interactions within smart manufacturing systems make it challenging to determine specific influences of … more

Cybersecurity for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Smart manufacturing systems need to be protected from vulnerabilities that may arise as a result of their increased connectivity, use of wireless … more

Real-Time Control of Additive Manufacturing Processes
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Part quality in additive manufacturing (AM) is highly variable due inadequate dimensional tolerances, surface roughness, and defects, thereby … more

Characterization of Additive Manufacturing Materials
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

Currently there is a lack of AM parts in high-performance applications, due to a lack of publicly available high-fidelity data that has associated … more

Measurement Science for Additive Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2014

This program addresses measurements and standards necessary to develop and deploy advances in measurement science that will enable rapid … more

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