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Materials Informatics
Last Updated Date: 06/15/2014

 The Materials Genome Initiative will create a new era of materials innovation that will serve as a foundation for strengthening domestic … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

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

Defect Structures and Electronic Properties of Graphene
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Graphene and related materials have remarkable physical properties, such as high carrier mobilities. These properties provide many opportunities … more

Machine Learning for High Throughput Materials Discovery and Optimization Applications
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

We are developing machine learning algorithms to accelerate the discovery and optimization of advanced materials. These new algorithms form part … more

Synchrotron X-ray Measurements
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

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

Synchrotron X-ray Measurement Method Development
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

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

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

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

Carbon Mitigation Measurements
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

The global environmental problems caused by emission of CO 2 (global warming, rising sea levels and increased acidity of oceans) must be abated. … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

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

3D Tissue Scaffolds
Last Updated Date: 05/15/2014

Our goal is to develop advanced measurement tools and standards for measuring scaffold properties and their impact on biological response.  

Membranes for Clean Water
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

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COMPLETED: Macromolecule and Nanoparticle Composition and Architecture
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

We develop quantitative methods for the analysis of macromolecules having complex architectures and nanoparticles having organic functionalities. … more

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

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

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