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Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems
Last Updated Date: 04/24/2015

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

CMOS Device and Reliability
Last Updated Date: 04/24/2015

The CMOS Device and Reliability Project develops advanced metrology tools to enable high performance CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) … more

Nanoelectronic Device Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable emerging nanoelectronic … more

Three-Dimensional Nanometer Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

Three-dimensional measurements of nanometer-scale structures are of increasing importance for nanoscience and nanomanufacturing, including the … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Traceable Scanning Probe Nano-Characterization
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

Research and development of rigorously SI traceable nano-characterization instrumentation, measurements, and procedures to enable a fundamental … more

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

Provide SI-traceable measurements and standards for ballistic and toolmark identification and surface texture and microform calibrations. Enable … more

Atom-Based Dimensional Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

A primary goal of this project is to develop intrinsic calibration standards based on the crystalline lattice. The ultimate limit for nanoscale … more

Nano-Structured Optics and Optical Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

Aspheric, free-form, and nano-structured surfaces are indispensable in high-performance optical systems. The ability to accurately manufacture … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … more

Quantum Information and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2015

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

Molecular Imaging
Last Updated Date: 03/30/2015

Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This … more

Probing Graphene Electronic Devices with Atomic Scale Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/26/2015

The interest in using graphene as an electronic material arises in large part from the high speed with which electrons move through the material — … more

Small Force Metrology
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2015

The Small Force Metrology project supports U.S. instrumentation vendors, academic researchers, government scientists, and a broad spectrum of … more

Mechanical Metrology Program
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2015

Providing critical measurements of mass, force, vibration, and acoustics for a broad range of industries and aspects of everyday life. Such … more

nanotubes
Scanning electron microscope image of typical titania nanotubes for a photocatalytic cell to produce hydrogen gas from water.
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