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Programs and Projects
Tissue Engineering

Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures

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

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

Atom Manipulation with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope

At the heart of nanotechnology is the need to create nanostructures, which are material structures whose dimensions are in the nanometer scale. … more

Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics

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

Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotube Composites

Carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene have an extraordinary combination of mechanical, electronic and thermal … more

Instruments
Raman facility

Raman scattering is a powerful light scattering technique used to diagnose the internal structure of molecules and crystals. In a light scattering … more

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