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Nanofabrication, Nanomanufacturing, and Nanoprocessing Programs & Projects

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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

Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control Software
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2013

MATLAB Software [1-2] developed and referenced within Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control projects are available for download from this page. If you … more

Measuring Light-Matter Interactions in Chip-Based Optical Cavities
Last Updated Date: 04/11/2013

Measuring interactions between light and matter has both fundamental and practical importance. For example, lasers have had a profound influence … more

Nanotribology for Nanomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2013

Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and includes studies of friction, adhesion, lubrication, and … more

Manipulating the Position and Orientation of Nanoparticles using Feedback Control
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

To advance the development of miniaturized systems, there is a need to place nanostructured materials in very precise locations. Only then can … more

Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

One of the major obstacles to incorporating nanotechnology into everyday products is the difficulty of making nanoscale structures inexpensively … more

Real-Time Tracking and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Individual Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2012

The behavior and properties of macroscale objects are stable and predictable because they are the result of the average behavior of very large … more

Nanoparticle Tracking for Fluidic Self Assembly
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2012

One challenge of nanomanufacturing is to establish methods to assemble solution-based nanoparticles into organized structures with nanometer … more

Optical scattering from surfaces
Last Updated Date: 10/25/2012

We study how material properties, surface topography, and contaminants affect the distribution of light scattered from surfaces. Our aim is to … more

Optical grating scatterometry
Last Updated Date: 10/25/2012

This program aims to develop standards, methods, and modeling for assessing the periodic structures using optical reflectance and transmittance … more

Assessing the Internal Structure and Composition of Climatically-Relevant Atmospheric Particles
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Atmospheric particles with long atmospheric lifetimes affect Earth's radiative balance. These particles typically consist of multiple chemical … more

Coupling Nanowire Chemisresistors with MEMS Microhotplate Gas Sensing Platforms
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

Recent advances in nanotechnology have yielded materials and structures that offer great potential for improving the sensitivity, selectivity, … more

Analysis of 3D Elemental Mapping Artifacts in Biological Specimens using Monte Carlo Simulation
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2012

We performed Monte Carlo simulation to demonstrate the feasibility of using the focused ion beam based X-ray microanalysis technique (FIB-EDS) for … more

Nanomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2012

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

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 08/14/2012

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials.  At the CNST, researchers are … more

nanowires
ZnO nanowires to grow out of the circular copper substrate in all directions, as seen in this scanning electron micrograph.
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