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Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2015

The Magnetics Group's program in magnetodynamics and spin electronics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Nano-Structured Optics and Optical Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/05/2015

The project focuses on significant metrology challenges that impede the advancement of high-performance optical and photonic systems. We develop, … more

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 06/03/2015

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

Three-Dimensional Nanometer Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/02/2015

 We develop best-in-the-world 3D nanometer-scale dimensional measurement methods, reference artifacts and measurement protocols. To improve the … more

Forensic Topography and Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2015

We seek to build the scientific infrastructure for objective forensic firearm and toolmark identification by developing rigorous procedures to … more

Quantum Conductance
Last Updated Date: 05/28/2015

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials … more

Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are integrated devices with critical applications in sensing, timing, signal processing, and biomedical … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 05/13/2015

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

Quantum Materials and Devices
Last Updated Date: 05/13/2015

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

RF Nano-electronics
Last Updated Date: 05/08/2015

The RF Nanoelectronics Project focuses on research and development of quantitative high-frequency metrology of RF nanomaterial, nanoelectronic and … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/05/2015

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

Environmental Leaching of Nanoparticles from Consumer Products
Last Updated Date: 03/19/2015

Nanoparticle-based consumer products are becoming available in the market at an increasing rate, but the safety of nanoparticles and the … more

New Gold Nanoparticle RMs Support Nanotechnology Research
Last Updated Date: 03/19/2015

Three new reference materials (RMs) have been developed through a multi-division effort at NIST, led by the MML Ceramics Division . RMs 8011, 8012, … more

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