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Electron physics

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Precision Measurement Grants Program

Ongoing
Since 1970, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Precision Measurement Grants for significant research in the field of

Extreme ultraviolet optical constants

Ongoing
In the vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet (EUV), the indices of refraction of all materials become complex: N = n + ik, or N = 1- d + ik. Here, n is the

Precision Materials for Quantum Devices

Ongoing
Tunnel junctions, single electron transistors and superconducting resonators are fabricated using ultra-high vacuum metals’ deposition and in situ low energy

Publications

Trapped electrons and ions as particle detectors

Author(s)
Jacob Taylor, Daniel Carney, Hartmut Haffner, David Moore
Electrons and ions trapped with electromagnetic fields have long served as important high- precision metrological instruments, and more recently have also been

Software

HolograFREE

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE routines

Tools and Instruments

Beamline 7: EUV reflectometry

The NIST/DARPA EUV Reflectometry facility began in the late 1980's to make measurements of the reflectivity of EUV multilayer optics for lithography. Since then