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51. Contactless Differential Conductivity Detection
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 10/12/2008
Authors: Gordon Allan Shaw, David J Ross, Steven Earl Fick, Wyatt N Vreeland
Abstract: We propose a new technique, contactless differential conductivity detection (CDCD,) to improve the detection limit of contactless conductivity detection for capillary and microchannel electrophoresis. By exploiting a 3-electrode differential configu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824689

52. Accuracy Considerations for Critical Dimension Semiconductor Metrology
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 9/9/2008
Authors: Ronald G Dixson, Ndubuisi George Orji, B Bunday, J Allgair
Abstract: As the size of integrated circuit features continues to decrease, the accuracy of measurements becomes more important. Due to greater emphasis on precision rather than accuracy, many of the measurements made in semiconductor fabs are not traceable to ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824699

53. Through-focus scanning optical microscope imaging method for nano-scale dimensional analysis
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 9/1/2008
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Richard M Silver
Abstract: We present a novel optical technique that produces nanometer dimensional measurement sensitivity using a conventional bright-field optical microscope, by analyzing two-dimensional through-focus scanning optical microscope (TSOM) images constructed us ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824668

54. Cellulose Nanocrystals the Next Big Nano-thing?
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 8/6/2008
Authors: Michael T Postek, Andras Vladar, John A Dagata, Natalia Farkas, Bin Ming, Ronald Sabo, Theodore H Wegner
Abstract: Biomass surrounds us from the smallest alga to the largest redwood tree. Even the largest trees owe their strength to a newly-appreciated class of nanomaterials known as cellulose nanocrystals (CNC). Cellulose, the world s most abundant natural, rene ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824683

55. Metrology at the Nanoscale: What are the Grand Challenges?
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 8/6/2008
Authors: Kevin W Lyons, Michael T Postek
Abstract: Nanometrology provides the means to measure and characterize nanometer scale process and product performance and covers an expanse of topics including instrumentation, measurement methods (off-line and in-process applications), and standards. To meet ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824701

56. Simulated SEM Images for Resolution Measurement
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 7/30/2008
Authors: Petr Cizmar, Andras Vladar, Bin Ming, Michael T Postek
Abstract: Resolution is a key performance metric, which often defines the quality of a scanning electron microscope (SEM). Traditionally, there is the subjective measurement of the distance between two points on special ''resolution'' samples and there are sev ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=823050

57. High resolution full-field imaging of nanostructures using compact extreme ultraviolet lasers
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 7/21/2008
Authors: Norman A Sanford, F Brizuela, Kristine A Bertness
Abstract: Recent advances in the development of high peak brightness table-top extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and soft x-ray (SRX) lasers have opened new opportunities for the demonstration of compact full-field EUV/SXR microscopes capable of capturing images with ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908697

58. Reducing Thermal Noise in Molecular Force Spectroscopy
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 6/2/2008
Author: Gordon Allan Shaw
Abstract: Molecular force spectroscopy is the practice of testing the mechanical properties of single molecules.  The precision determination of these properties requires an instrument capable of piconewton-level force measurement.  The atomic force ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824638

59. Optical Through-Focus Technique that Differentiates Small Changes in Line Width, Line Height and Sidewall Angle for CD, Overlay, and Defect Metrology Applications
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 4/16/2008
Authors: Ravikiran Attota, Richard M Silver, Bryan M Barnes
Abstract: We present a new optical technique for dimensional analysis of sub 100 nm sized targets by analyzing through-focus images obtained using a conventional bright-field optical microscope.  We present a method to create through-focus image maps (TFIM) us ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824634

60. Towards Accurate Feature Shape Metrology
Topic: Nanomanufacturing
Published: 3/22/2008
Authors: Ndubuisi George Orji, Ronald G Dixson, B Bunday, J Allgair
Abstract: Over the last few years, the need for shape metrology for process control has increased. A key component of shape metrology is sidewall angle (SWA). However, few instruments measure SWA directly. The critical dimension atomic force microscope (CD-AFM ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=824629



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