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Nanoscale Spectroscopy Group

Conducts basic research to advance the optical and electrical measurement science infrastructure necessary for innovation in future nanoelectronic & thin-film devices, and their component materials.

The Nanoscale Spectroscopy Group pushes the frontiers of optical spectroscopies (e.g., Raman spectroscopy, spectroscopic ellipsometry, and infrared spectroscopy) and electrical measurements (e.g., magnetotransport, nanoelectronic test structure development, and temperature dependent current-voltage spectroscopy). The Group develops and advances novel measurements that combine and correlate optical and electrical methods such as internal photoemission, magneto-optical spectroscopy, and transient photocurrent spectroscopy. This new metrology supports the measurement and standards needs of the electronics, semiconductor, energy, health, defense, and other industries.

News and Updates

The Shape in Water

Tinkering with a method they helped develop over the last few years, scientists have for the first time used it to

Projects and Programs


Tools and Instruments

Raman facility

Raman scattering is a powerful light scattering technique used to diagnose the internal structure of molecules and crystals. In a light scattering experiment



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