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CMOS Device and Reliability
Last Updated Date: 05/27/2016

  The CMOS Device and Reliability Project aims to develop new metrology tools for characterizing high-performance complementary … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 05/25/2016

We synthesize semiconductor nanostructures to serve both as test structures for measurement techniques and as building blocks for novel metrology … more

Measuring Topological Insulator Surface State Properties
Last Updated Date: 04/27/2016

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

Nanomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 04/06/2016

The microscopic arrangement of the magnetic structure within a thin metal film plays a fundamental role in many technological applications ranging … more

Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 03/29/2016

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

Advanced High Frequency Devices
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2016

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at … more

Novel materials for enhancing spin information
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2016

Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more

Nanoscale Spin Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The Nanoscale Spin Dynamics Group develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We apply … more

Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The Spin Electronics Group develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization in … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

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

RF Nano-electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The RF Nanoelectronics Project focuses on research and development of quantitative high-frequency metrology of RF nanomaterial, nanoelectronic and … more

Nanoelectronic Device Metrology
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2015

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable innovation and advanced … more

Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics
Last Updated Date: 08/04/2015

Nano and atomic scale theory of the electronic, optical and mechanical properties of ultrasmall structures, such as semiconductor quantum dots and … more

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems
Last Updated Date: 07/27/2015

Light can interact with mechanical systems in interesting and useful ways, not only probing the mechanical motion with spectacular sensitivity, … more

Frequency Conversion Interfaces for Photonic Quantum Systems
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

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

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