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Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division

The Division will focus on advancing nanofabrication technologies and developing integrated measurement microsystems.

Our mission is to develop integrated microsystems by advancing the state of the art in nanofabrication, enabling the transfer of NIST measurement technologies to the industrial, academic, and government communities.

News and Updates

Making the DNA Melt Curve More Accurate

DNA is not only the blueprint of life; it has become the backbone for making tiny structures that can be inserted into the human body to diagnose and treat

Projects and Programs


We are developing methods, technology, and theories to enable the efficient detection, characterization, and identification of biological molecules. Our focus


CNST Nanolithography Toolbox

The Nanolithography Toolbox is a platform-independent software package for scripted lithography pattern layout generation. The Center for Nanoscale Science and


MOSAIC is a modular analysis toolbox to decode multi-state nanopore data. MOSAIC leverages the underlying physics of the system to considerably increase the



Acting Division Chief