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Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2014

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

Resonating Platforms for Nanomaterial Analysis
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2014

Our goal is to develop quartz crystal microbalance (QCM) instrumentation and advanced oscillators with enhanced sensitivity to … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

Quantum Materials and Devices
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Personal Body Armor
Last Updated Date: 12/05/2014

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

Superconductor Electromechanics
Last Updated Date: 12/02/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in superconductor electromechanics has moved to the University of Colorado. Contact principal investigators … more

Fatigue in Silicon
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our objective is to evaluate mechanisms of fatigue in bulk silicon, a material that has been traditionally considered to be immune to degradation … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

We develop combinatorial measurement methods and metrologies for the rapid generation of comprehensive and consistent datasets. Manufacturers of … more

Measurements and Standards for Thermoelectric Materials
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials (SRMs), measurement methodologies, and comprehensive data sets (Seebeck coefficient, … more

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurement Method Development
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Synchrotron X-ray Measurements
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

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

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Components and devices used in a broad spectrum of technology sectors such as health care, communications, energy and electronics are manufactured … more

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our objective is to ensure that the NIST beamlines U7A, X23A2, and X24A, located at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) at Brookhaven … more

Diffraction Metrology and Standards
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our objective is the development of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible, and accurate measurement methods for … more

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