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Materials Science Nanomaterials Programs and Projects

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Fatigue in Silicon
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Our objective is to evaluate mechanisms of fatigue in bulk silicon, a material that has been traditionally considered to be immune to degradation … more

Nanoscale Mechanics by Contact Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/05/2015

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) provides unique accessibility at the nanoscale. Capabilities in terms of nanoscale mechanical property measurements … more

Strain Mapping and Simulation
Last Updated Date: 01/05/2015

We employ combined measurement and modeling to enhance understanding and capability of nanoscale strain-mapping via super-resolution confocal … more

Strain fields and phase distribution maps of indented Si
Last Updated Date: 01/05/2015

In Raman-spectroscopy enhanced IIT, an indentation device that is coupled with a Raman microscope to conduct in situ spectroscopic and optical … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2015

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

Measurements for Hydrogen Storage Materials
Last Updated Date: 10/14/2014

The goal of this project is to develop the metrology necessary for rapid, high-throughput measurement of the hydrogen content of novel materials … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2014

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more

SWCNT Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2014

Single-wall carbon nanotubes are an important class of carbon nanomaterials with significant potential for commercial applications. The National … more

Defect Structures and Electronic Properties of Graphene
Last Updated Date: 05/21/2014

Graphene and related materials have remarkable physical properties, such as high carrier mobilities. These properties provide many opportunities … more

Membranes for Clean Water
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

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COMPLETED: NIST Combinatorial Methods Center (NCMC)
Last Updated Date: 04/18/2014

Our goal is to enable industrial acquisition of combinatorial and high-throughput measurement approaches for polymeric materials research and … more

Magnetic Nanostructures for post-CMOS Electronics
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to address the metrology of magnetic effects at the nanoscale level. Nanomagnet arrays form the basis for major data storage … more

Magnetic Nanoparticle Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

We are developing best practice metrology for characterization of magnetic nanoparticle systems (e.g. blocking temperature, anisotropy, property … more

Microscopy Methods
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

This project is developing means of quantitatively measuring chemical distributions in three dimensions at the nanometer scale in materials with … more

COMPLETED: Combinatorial Approaches to Thin Film Nanomaterials
Last Updated Date: 04/17/2014

Our goal is to develop combinatorial library approaches for measuring and optimizing the effect of substrate chemical functionalization on the … more

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