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Electron Microscopy of Carbon Nanotube Composites
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

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

In Situ Characterization of Nanoscale Gas-Solid Interactions by TEM
Last Updated Date: 07/24/2015

Observing and measuring the dynamic changes that take place at the nanometer scale during the synthesis and operation of active nanostructures is … more

Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2015

We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through … more

DNA Origami for Precise Manufacturing of Nanoscale Structures
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Over the past decade nanoscale science has produced varied and fascinating nanostructures with an extraordinary range of interesting and useful … more

Optimal Diffusion Coefficient Estimation in Single-Particle Tracking (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

Single-particle tracking is a powerful tool for probing the transport behavior and local environmental properties of individual nanoparticles in … more

Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

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

Fluctuations and Nanoscale Control Software (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

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

Real-Time Tracking and Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Individual Nanoparticles (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/20/2015

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

Modeling and Simulation of Nanofabrication (Archived)
Last Updated Date: 07/15/2015

Most manufacturing has historically been based on top-down fabrication and assembly. With rapid advances in nanotechnology, there is increasing … more

Fabrication and Metrology of Novel Magnetic Tunnel Junctions in the Ultra-thin Barrier Limit
Last Updated Date: 07/07/2015

Magnetic tunnel junctions, nanostructured by highly charged ions, are being probed and characterized to establish the foundation for novel … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 06/25/2015

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 06/03/2015

The quantum optics of light interacting with semiconductor-based nanostructures is being studied to extend concepts of entanglement and coherence … more

Quantum Conductance
Last Updated Date: 05/28/2015

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials … more

New Gold Nanoparticle RMs Support Nanotechnology Research
Last Updated Date: 03/19/2015

Three new reference materials (RMs) have been developed through a multi-division effort at NIST, led by the MML Ceramics Division . RMs 8011, 8012, … more

Chemical Characterization of Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 03/18/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division is helping to support nanotechnology research being conducted throughout NIST by developing and applying methods for … more

metal-oxide nanotubes
NIST researchers have developed a new technique to form nanotubes for use in gas sensing applications.
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