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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

Nanoparticle Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/15/2014

We are advancing the measurement of dimension and function of engineered nanoparticles for biomedical research, manufacturing, and environmental … more

COMPLETED: Dimensional Metrology for Nanoscale Patterns
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate precise measurement methods that quantify the physical shape, critical dimensions (CD) and the structure of … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/03/2014

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … 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

Traceable Scanning Probe Nano-Characterization
Last Updated Date: 05/08/2013

Research and development of rigorously SI traceable nano-characterization instrumentation, measurements, and procedures to enable a fundamental … more

Atom-Based Dimensional Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2013

A primary goal of this project is to develop intrinsic calibration standards based on the crystalline lattice. The ultimate limit for nanoscale … more

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2013

Provide SI-traceable measurements and standards for ballistic and toolmark identification and surface texture and microform calibrations. Enable … 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

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

Micro- and Nano-Manipulation for Manufacturing Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/10/2013

Manipulation at the micro and nano levels requires different strategies than at the macro scale and also the development of related sensing 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

nanotubes
Scanning electron microscope image of typical titania nanotubes for a photocatalytic cell to produce hydrogen gas from water.
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