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Projects/Programs

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Nanocalorimetry

Ongoing
Nanocalorimetry using micromachined devices has the capability to provide quantitative data to support the development of advanced metal silicide metallizations

Nanocalorimetry Measurements

Ongoing
Nanocalorimetry provides a capability to measure the thermal properties of very small samples and at very fast rates. Materials and interfaces of interest

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 Device Measurements

Ongoing
Neuromorphic computing is a radical new approach to information processing for artificial intelligence where, instead of using digital electronics, inspiration

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams

Ongoing
Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. We are developing novel cold-atom based ion sources

Plasma Process Metrology

Ongoing
Our multifaceted program provides numerous outputs to assist our customers. First, we develop and evaluate a variety of measurement techniques that provide

Polymers for Next-Generation Lithography

Completed
Our goal is to develop measurement methods with sufficiently high spatial resolution to uncover the materials limitations in the resolution of state-of-the-art

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

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility

Ongoing
The Smart Grid Testbed Facility is a unique set of interconnected modules on the NIST Gaithersburg site. Designed as a platform to measure and characterize

Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy

Ongoing
The Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy Project develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We

Strain Mapping and Simulation

Ongoing
We employ combined measurement and modeling to enhance understanding and capability of nanoscale strain-mapping via super-resolution confocal Raman microscopy

Temporal Computing

Ongoing
The human brain does some types of information processing, like speech recognition, image recognition, or video processing, much more efficiently than can be

Thin Film Electronics (Archived)

Completed
The Thin Film Electronics Project develops rigorous measurements and methodology needed for continued U.S. leadership in manufacturing and innovation of