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COMPLETED: NIST Combinatorial Methods Center (NCMC)
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

Our goal is to enable industrial acquisition of combinatorial and high-throughput measurement approaches for polymeric materials research and … more

Personal Body Armor
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

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

Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US … more

Magnetic Nanostructures for post-CMOS Electronics
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to address the metrology of magnetic effects at the nanoscale level. Nanomagnet arrays form the basis for major data storage … more

Future Directions for Magnetic Sensors
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop the scientific understanding needed to allow modeling and simulation to become the driving force in improving magnetic … more

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

Microscopy Methods
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

This project is developing means of quantitatively measuring chemical distributions in three dimensions at the nanometer scale in materials with … more

Physical Infrastructure: Connections
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Using a complementary approach of experimental measurements and detailed finite element analysis, we will develop more realistic yet … more

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

Micro-rheometry
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop and promote the adoption of small-volume rheological methods for complex fluids including bio-fluids, suspensions and … more

Nanoparticle Assembly in Complex Fluids
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Develop measurement methods that quantify the interdependent stability, transport, and redox properties of nanomaterials in … more

COMPLETED: Combinatorial Approaches to Thin Film Nanomaterials
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop combinatorial library approaches for measuring and optimizing the effect of substrate chemical functionalization on the … more

COMPLETED: Polymer Formulations
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop combinatorial and high-throughput measurement approaches for rapid characterization of the structure and phase behavior of … more

COMPLETED: Nanoscale Thermal Properties Project
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop measurement techniques to characterize the changes in thermal transport and thermal transition temperatures in polymeric … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

The Nanotube Metrology project is dedicated to improving the measurement methods for, and fundamental understanding of, single-wall carbon … more

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