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Freddy A. Khoury, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Crystallization, structure, and morphology of synthetic polymers. Application of light microscopy, electron microscopy (transmission, scanning transmission, scanning), electron and x-ray diffraction, and electron energy loss spectroscopy.

Honors and Awards

  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal (1980)
  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (1975)
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Polymers Division
Characterization and Measurement Group

Employment History:

2003 to present: Expert, Division of Materials Research, National Science Foundation (NSF)
1993 to present: Physicist, Polymers Division, NIST
1963 to 1992: Physicist, Polymers Division, NIST/NBS


Ph.D., Physics, Leeds University, 1956

B.Sc., Textile Industries, Leeds University, 1953


Phone: 301-975-6753
Email: freddy.khoury@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-3928