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Theory and Modeling of Materials for Renewable Energy
Last Updated Date: 07/12/2012

Renewable energy sources such as solar energy are attractive alternatives to fossil fuels because of their abundant supply and pollution-free power … more

Metrology of High Current Density Electron Field Emitters
Last Updated Date: 07/10/2012

Electron sources are ubiquitous in vacuum based electronics and are used for a variety of purposes.  These applications range from x-ray production … more

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 05/30/2012

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

Designing the Nanoworld: Nanostructures, Nanodevices, and Nanooptics
Last Updated Date: 05/30/2012

Nanoscale theory of the electronic, optical and mechanical properties of ultrasmall structures, devices and their dynamical operation and the … more

Optimal Diffusion Coefficient Estimation in Single-Particle Tracking
Last Updated Date: 03/29/2012

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
Last Updated Date: 03/29/2012

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

Modeling and Simulation of Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 03/09/2012

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

Quantum Conductance Project/Graphene-Based Quantum Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/03/2011

The goal of the Quantum Conductance Project is to develop graphene metrology for intrinsic electrical standards, specifically … more

Fabrication and Metrology of Novel Magnetic Tunnel Junctions in the Ultra-thin Barrier Limit
Last Updated Date: 10/20/2010

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

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