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New Gold Nanoparticle RMs Support Nanotechnology Research
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

NIST SRM for Reproducible Analyses of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are one of the first major nanoscale manufactured products to enter the market. Therefore, reliable and reproducible … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

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

Fundamental Interaction Mechanisms of Engineered Nanomaterials with DNA
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

We utilized isotope-dilution liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) to determine the levels of the oxidatively damaged DNA bases, … more

Controlling Microfluidic Cell Culture Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

NIST has taken advantage of recent technological advances to develop polymer microfluidic cell culture systems that provide a level of control … more

Assessing NP EHS
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

Due to their small size, nanoparticles can enter living organisms in previously unforeseen ways and their immense surface area results in higher … more

Quantum Conductance Project/Graphene-Based Quantum Metrology
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

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

Strain Mapping and Simulation
Last Updated Date: 01/05/2015

We employ combined measurement and modeling to enhance understanding and capability of nanoscale strain-mapping via super-resolution confocal … more

Strain fields and phase distribution maps of indented Si
Last Updated Date: 01/05/2015

In Raman-spectroscopy enhanced IIT, an indentation device that is coupled with a Raman microscope to conduct in situ spectroscopic and optical … more

Analytical Transmission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/02/2015

This project develops low-energy transmission electron diffraction, imaging, and spectroscopy in the scanning electron microscope, to enable … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

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

Quantum Voltage System Development and Dissemination
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

The Quantum Sensors Project develops sensors based on quantum phenomena for spectroscopy, imaging, and other precision measurements for … more

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