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Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal
Release Date: 04/09/2014

Researchers from the  NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have observed electromagnetically induced transparency at room … more

Characterizing Solar Cells with Nanoscale Precision Using a Low-Energy Electron Beam
Release Date: 12/04/2013

Electron beam induced current (red) superimposed on a scanning electron micrograph (gray). Bright contrast in the vicinity of grain boundaries more

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Develops and Deploys New NanoFab Management Software
Release Date: 11/18/2013

NEMO's tool reservation calendar allows onsite NanoFab users to make and change reservations with a simple click-and-drag.     The Center for … more

CNST Releases the Fall 2013 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 11/14/2013

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the Fall 2013 edition of The CNST News . This … more

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Launches Updated NanoFab Website
Release Date: 10/28/2013

The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST), NIST’s nanotechnology user facility, is pleased to announce a major update to the NanoFab … more

Nanowire Position and Orientation Precisely Controlled Using Fluid Flow
Release Date: 04/11/2013

Video showing a 10 µm × 1 µm fluorescently labeled rod being controlled using a combination of electric fields and fluid flow to travel along the … more

NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Featured on National Public Radio Affiliate WAMU
Release Date: 04/03/2013

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) was featured on the Friday, March 22 edition of Metro Connection , a weekly radio … more

CNST Director Robert Celotta Featured in European Innovation Publication
Release Date: 03/20/2013

Robert Celotta, Director, NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology.  Robert Celotta, Director of the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Will Focus on Semiconductor Industry's Future
Release Date: 03/05/2013

How the semiconductor industry can create the next generations of nanoscale computing technology will be one of the themes of the 2013 … more

Calculating Quantum Vacuum Forces in Nanostructures
Release Date: 02/07/2013

One of the surprising predictions of quantum mechanics is that uncharged conductors can attract each other over small distances, even in empty … more

Controlling Particles for Directed Self-Assembly of Colloidal Crystals
Release Date: 01/17/2013

Optical micrographs showing the assembly of a 2D colloidal crystal composed of approximately 200 particles. Top:  The initial configuration is a … more

Researchers Observe, Control, and Optimize the Growth of Individual Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 10/31/2012

Bright field transmission electron micrograph showing carbon nanotubes grown from an array of equally-sized iron catalyst particles created by … more

A Fast and Sensitive Nanophotonic Motion Sensor Developed for Silicon Microdevices
Release Date: 09/19/2012

False-color scanning electron micrograph of a nanophotonic motion sensor. Vertical motion of the silicon nitride ring (pink) changes an evanescent … more

CNST Researchers Demonstrate Low-Noise, Chip-Based Optical Wavelength Converter
Release Date: 09/05/2012

Scanning electron micrograph of the cross-section of a silicon nitride waveguide designed for the low-noise frequency conversion with a simulation … more

CNST Releases the Summer 2012 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 08/08/2012

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the summer 2012 edition of The CNST News. This … more

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