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Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics
Start Date: 03/21/2017

The 2017 International Conference on Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics (FCMN) will be held at the Monterey Marriott … more

In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy of Gas and Liquid Reactions
Start Date: 06/08/2016

In situ transmission electron microscopy is an exciting technique for visualising and quantifying materials reactions. Physical and chemical … more

Nanometer-Scale Thermal, Optical, and Mechanical Properties Using Atomic Force Microscopy: Transistors, Carbon Nanotubes, and Polymers
Start Date: 06/01/2016

This work presents atomic force microscope (AFM)-based measurements of nanometer-scale thermal, optical, and mechanical behavior. The first part … more

Super-Resolution Imaging of Plasmonic Nanostructures
Start Date: 05/23/2016

Noble metal nanoparticles can support localized surface plasmons, which lead to strong nanoparticle coloration and enhanced electromagnetic fields … more

Investigating the Macroscopic and Microscopic Electronic Properties of Polycrystalline CdTe Solar Cells
Start Date: 05/23/2016

Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) is an important photovoltaic (PV) material with polycrystalline (PX) CdTe solar cells having demonstrated … more

Modulation of Optical Spatial Coherence via Surface Plasmon Polaritons
Start Date: 05/17/2016

Thomas Young’s double slit experiment beautifully demonstrates the wave nature of light. The interference pattern observed in that experiment … more

Impact of Morphology and Confinement Effects on the Properties of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Architectures
Start Date: 05/13/2016

The intrinsic and scale-dependent properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have made them the focus of many application-specific nanostructured … more

Microscale Dielectric Anti-reflection Coatings for Photovoltaics
Start Date: 05/12/2016

We are developing two new classes of anti-reflection coatings (ARCs) based on textured dielectric materials: (i) a transparent, flexible paper … more

Novel Optical Functionalities Via Non-Hermitian Engineering
Start Date: 05/11/2016

In this talk I will show how the notion of non-Hermitian engineering can be utilized to construct novel photonic structures with new … more

Memcomputing: a brain-inspired memory-enabled computing paradigm
Start Date: 05/11/2016

Which features make the brain such a powerful and energy-efficient computing machine? Can we reproduce them in the solid state, and if so, what … more

Visualizing Phase Transformations and Light-Matter Interactions with Nanometer-Scale Resolution
Start Date: 04/27/2016

In Pixar’s Inside Out, Joy proclaims, “Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on inside?” My group asks the same question about … more

NIST Participates in Hannover Messe 2016 as the U.S. Serves as the Official Partner Country
Start Date: 04/25/2016

Hannover Messe is the world’s largest trade show for i more

Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors: A Review Of Recent Progress
Start Date: 04/19/2016

Single-photon detectors are an integral part of experiments in quantum optics, and have applications in optical quantum computing, quantum … more

Nonlinear Optics in High-Q Silicon and Silicon Carbide Microcavities
Start Date: 04/15/2016

Modern technologies allow us to fabricate optical microcavities that confine light tightly at resonant frequencies at micrometer scales for an … more

Progress Toward Few-Photon-Level Nonlinear Optics for Quantum Applications
Start Date: 04/11/2016

An all-optical architecture for the generation and manipulation of quantum light is highly useful for quantum information processing. However, … more

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