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Quantum Materials and Devices
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2014

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

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/07/2014

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

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

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 11/12/2013

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

Lead-Free Solder
Last Updated Date: 08/16/2013

Solder and solderability are increasingly tenuous links in microelectronics assembly as a consequence of ever shrinking chip and package … more

Gamma-Gamma Prime Cobalt Superalloys
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2013

The development of a materials innovation infrastructure (MII) that will enable rapid and significant reductions in the development time for new … 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 Electronics
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2013

The Thin Film Electronics Project enables the commercialization of emerging and future semiconductor electronic device technologies, such as … more

Single Molecule Fluorescence Measurements of Nanoscale Proton Distributions in Photoresist
Last Updated Date: 06/28/2013

The semiconductor industry’s remarkable progress in making integrated circuits smaller, faster and cheaper relies on continual improvements in … more

DNA Origami for Precise Manufacturing of Nanoscale Structures
Last Updated Date: 06/28/2013

Over the past decade nanoscale science has produced varied and fascinating nanostructures with an extraordinary range of interesting and useful … more

Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2013

The transmission of information in today’s electronics requires the movement of electrical charge, which expends energy and generates heat, … more

Superconductor Electromechanics
Last Updated Date: 04/10/2013

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

Carbon Mitigation
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the … more

Advanced Materials Characterization
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

The Chemical Sciences Division supports the characterization of new, diverse, and technological critical materials. The constant evolution of … more

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