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Nanoelectronic Device Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2014

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable emerging “Beyond-CMOS” … more

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2014

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2014

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 09/02/2014

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

Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to develop measurements that quantify the shape, size, orientation, and fidelity of nanoscale patterns as a platform to quantitatively … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 03/24/2014

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Super-resolution Optical Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 03/24/2014

As the electronics and data storage industries build devices on ever decreasing scales, they need advanced imaging techniques that allow them to … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2014

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Electronic Transport in Nanoscale Organic/Inorganic Devices
Last Updated Date: 09/23/2013

Organic materials (multi-carbon compounds) are amenable to almost Lego©-like tinkering with their structure and composition, and can exhibit a … more

Frequency Conversion Interfaces for Photonic Quantum Systems
Last Updated Date: 07/02/2013

Optical frequency conversion, in which the color of light is changed, is a process that has numerous applications in physics and technology.  For … more

In Situ Characterization of Nanoscale Gas-Solid Interactions by TEM
Last Updated Date: 06/28/2013

Observing and measuring the dynamic changes that take place at the nanometer scale during the synthesis and operation of active nanostructures is … more

Nanoplasmonics and Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Metamaterials
Last Updated Date: 06/28/2013

Metamaterials are tailor-made photonic composites--combinations of materials designed to achieve optical properties not seen in nature. The … more

Theory of Spin Transfer Torque
Last Updated Date: 06/28/2013

The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon … more

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 05/13/2013

The Magnetics Group's program in magnetodynamics and spin electronics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … 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

nanostructures
A novel technique for controlling the orientation of nanostructures (red and blue) is to use disordered, roughened substrates.
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