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Materials Informatics
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2013

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

Synchrotron Beamline Operations
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

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

Machine Learning for High Throughput Materials Discovery and Optimization Applications
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

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

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2013

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

Fusion Wall Development Research by Neutron Depth Profiling
Last Updated Date: 11/16/2012

In an inertial fusion energy (IFE) reactor, the plasma-facing surface of the chamber, the first wall, is subjected to high doses of light ions and … more

Nanotube Quality Control
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2012

Our goal is to develop new methods to rapidly screen bulk carbon nanotubes for chemical purity and homogeneity. The different synthesis routes … more

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