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Atom-Based Dimensional Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2013

A primary goal of this project is to develop intrinsic calibration standards based on the crystalline lattice. The ultimate limit for nanoscale … more

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2013

Provide SI-traceable measurements and standards for ballistic and toolmark identification and surface texture and microform calibrations. Enable … more

CMOS Device and Reliability
Last Updated Date: 04/11/2013

The CMOS Device and Reliability Project will develop advanced metrology tools to enable high performance CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

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

Mobile Autonomous Vehicle Obstacle Detection and Avoidance
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2013

Mobile equipment is heavily used in manufacturing. There is a growing acceptance of either partially or fully autonomous equipment in the … more

Safety of Human-Robot Systems in Fixed Workcell Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Safe human-robot collaboration in manufacturing work cells is widely seen as key to the future of robotics. When humans and robots share the same … more

Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

The objective of the Next-Generation Robotics and Automation Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to safely increase … more

Micro- and Nano-Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Manipulation at the micro and nano levels requires different strategies than at the macro scale and also the development of related sensing and … more

Smart Manufacturing and Construction Systems Program
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2013

The objective of the Smart Manufacturing and Construction Control Systems Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science for … more

Measurement Science for Optimal Production Planning
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Factory optimization requires optimal planning of the factory’s workcells, production lines, and assembly operations. Critical inputs to that … more

Manufacturing Modeling and Simulation
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Although manufacturing simulation tools can be considered mainstream technology, most U.S. manufacturers do not take full advantage of this … more

Key Performance Indicator Effectiveness
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are primary tools for optimizing factory operations, but manufacturers do not fully benefit from KPIs. As a … more

Measurement Science for Integration of Robotics and Automation Control Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Advances in robotics and sensing have the potential to dramatically increase the productivity of US manufacturing. A barrier to achieving this … more

Cybersecurity for Factory Control Systems Project
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2013

Factory control systems need to be protected from vulnerabilities that may arise as a result of their increased connectivity, use of wireless … more

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