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Nanotube Metrology

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods for, and

Hierarchical Materials

Nature utilizes a hierarchy of length scales and tiered structure to build lightweight, strong, and tough materials. Engineers look to exploit the advantage of

Publications

Particle Size Distributions for Cellulose Nanocrystals Measured by Transmission Electron Microscopy: An Interlaboratory Comparison

Author(s)
John E. Bonevich, Juris Meija, Bushell Michael, Martin Couillard, Kai Cui, Johan Foster, Douglas M. Fox, Markus Heidelmann, Byong Chon Park, Lingling Ren, Aleksandr B. Stefaniak, Ralf Theissmann, Natalia de Val Alda, Linda Johnston
Particle size is one of the key parameters that must be measured to ensure reproducible production of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) from various types of

Software

Tools and Instruments

X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS)

The XAFS station uses a tunable, monochromatic, and moderately high energy X-ray beam (4.5 keV to 23.5 keV) for X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements. The

Awards

Natarajan Wins FEI Image Award

Bharath Natarajan, a NIST Associate from Georgetown University working on the 3D imaging of carbon and cellulose nanofibers, within the...