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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

Nanostructures for Energy Conversion
Last Updated Date: 07/10/2012

Electrochemical systems containing nanostructured materials are increasingly being incorporated into  devices for efficiently harvesting, storing, … 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

Infrared Imaging Beyond the Diffraction Limit
Last Updated Date: 07/09/2012

There are a variety of tools for characterizing nanoscale morphology and structure, such as scanning probe, scanning electron, and transmission … more

Designing Advanced Scanning Probe Microscopy Instruments
Last Updated Date: 09/22/2011

A scanning probe microscope (SPM) in its simplest form uses a fine probe tip in proximity to a sample surface to measure a particular physical … more

Computational Micromagnetics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2010

NIST researchers develop simulation tools to support modeling, measurement and fundamental understanding of micromagnetic physics.

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