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Projects/Programs

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Advanced Magnetic Imaging

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

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

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

Fiber Sources and Applications

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This project aims to

GaN Nanowire Growth

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

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

Nanoelectromagnetics

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

Nanostructure Synthesis

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

Neuromorphic systems

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

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

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

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

Physics and Hardware for Intelligence

Artificial intelligence increasingly affects many aspects of society. New computational hardware based on information-processing in the brain is being developed

Quantitative MRI

The MRI Standards project develops calibration structures (phantoms) and validates quantitative imaging protocols for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), focusing