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Nano Materials Research Group

We develop metrology to advance nanomaterial research and applications to benefit U.S. commerce. Our world-class measurement science determines the physical and chemical properties of a wide variety of organic, inorganic, biomolecular and hybrid systems, where materials are in the nanoscale regime. Our standards, methods, reference materials and measurement data advance a wide range of technologies and stimulate innovation.

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Focused Ion Beam

The Nova NanoLab 600 (NNL600) is a Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope equipped with spectroscopic detectors to allow elemental and phase measurements


Vincent Hackley Honored by ASTM

In recognition of consistent dedication and outstanding service to ASTM Committee E56 on Nanotechnology since the committee’s inception in

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Nanoscale LED shines brighter

Physics World
"An innovative fin-shaped design for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) could not only overcome the devices’ limited brightness, it could also help turn them into


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