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Projects/Programs

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Advanced Magnetic Imaging

Ongoing
The scope of MRI is expanding with the development of both ultra-high field (14 T) and ultra-low field (0.1 mT) scanners not only for biomedical applications

Advanced Microwave Photonics

Ongoing
Research on quantum information (QI) seeks to control and exploit exotic properties of quantum mechanics, and researchers are already generating "unbreakable"

Extreme Atom Probe Tomography

Ongoing
NIST is engaged in a joint effort between the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) and the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) aimed at revolutionizing 3D

Fiber-optic Frequency Comb Development

Ongoing
To support comb-based measurements outside the metrology laboratory, we develop high performance, robust frequency combs based on fiber-optic technology.

GaN Nanowire Growth

Ongoing
GaN nanowires grown by catalyst-free molecular beam epitaxy have the unique property that most nanowires are completely free of crystalline defects. This

High-Power Laser Applications

Ongoing
High power lasers capable of continuous output powers ranging from hundreds of watts to tens-of-thousands of watts present exciting opportunities for rapid

Laser Power and Energy Meter Calibration

Ongoing
The NIST Laser Power and Energy Calibration Project develops and maintains the U.S. national standards for the characterization of lasers, along with detectors

Nano-biophotonics for molecular imaging

Ongoing
Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This project addresses

Nanoelectromagnetics

Ongoing
The core activities in this program are the development and application of metrology for quantitative characterization of hetero-structured materials and

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology

Ongoing
Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or photomultiplier tubes are

Nanostructure Synthesis

Ongoing
We synthesize semiconductor nanostructures to serve both as test structures for measurement techniques and as building blocks for novel metrology tools and

Neuromorphic systems

Ongoing
Neuromorphic systems are required to develop cognitive processors as well as to understand how the brain works and how to measure brain function and dysfunction

Optical Medical Imaging

Ongoing
The Optical Medical Imaging program was established to advance the application of optical imaging in surgical, clinical, and medical practices. Our goal is

The Photoforce Project

Ongoing
With the success of fiber and disk laser technology, high-power lasers are increasingly popular in manufacturing processes such as welding, cutting, laser

Photonic Radiometry

Ongoing
Accurate characterization of photonic equipment is important for optical communications, medical devices, semiconductor lithography, manufacturing and materials