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Composition & structure

News and Updates

NIST AI System Discovers New Material

When the words “artificial intelligence” (AI) come to mind, your first thoughts may be of super-smart computers, or robots that perform tasks without needing

Projects and Programs

Autonomous Materials Science

We use autonomous experimentation (the merger of automated synthesis, characterization, AI-driven decision-making) to elucidate the role of composition

Publications

Towards data-driven next-generation transmission electron microscopy

Author(s)
Steven R. Spurgeon, Colin Ophus, Lewys Jones, Amanda K. Petford-Long, Sergei Kalinin, Matthew J. Olszta, Rafal Dunin-Borkowski, Norman Salmon, Khalid Hattar, Wei-Chang D. Yang, Renu Sharma, Yingge Du, Ann C. Chiaramonti Debay, Haimei Zheng, Edgar C. Buck, Libor Kovarik, R. Lee Penn, Dongsheng Li, Xin Zhang, Mitsuhiro Murayama, Mitra D. Taheri
The rapidly evolving field of electron microscopy touches nearly every aspect of modern life, underpinning impactful materials discoveries in applications such

Orientation Mapping of Graphene Using 4D STEM-in-SEM

Author(s)
Benjamin W. Caplins, Jason D. Holm, Ryan M. White, Robert R. Keller
A scanning diffraction technique is implemented in the scanning electron microscope. The technique, referred to as 4D STEM-in-SEM (four-dimensional scanning

Software

NIST DTSA-II

NIST DTSA-II builds on the best available algorithms in the literature to simulate, quantify and plan energy dispersive x-ray analysis measurements.

NANOP

This software package implements functions to simulate spherical, ellipsoid and cubic polyatomic nanoparticles with arbitrary crystal structures and to

Tools and Instruments

Focused Ion Beam (Helios 660)

The Helios 660 NanoLab(HNL660) is a Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope equipped with spectroscopic detectors to allow elemental and phase

Awards