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Materials characterization

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

Neuromorphic Device Measurements

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


Database of Ab Initio L-edge X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure

Yiming Chen, Chi Chen, Chen Zheng, Shyam Dwaraknath, Matthew K. Horton, Jordi Cabana, John J. Rehr, John T. Vinson, Alan K. Dozier, Kristin A. Persson, Shyue P. Ong
The L-edge X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES) is widely used in the characterization of transition metal compounds. Here, we report the development of



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

Tools and Instruments

Cabinet x-ray system

The Smiths Detection 6046si cabinet x-ray system was designed for security screening of bags, parcels and other objects of similar size. The system runs at 160

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


2018 ACS PMSE Fellow

Congratulations to Chris Stafford (Functional Polymers Group) for being selected as a Fellow of the Polymeric Materials: Science and