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Provide reference materials and data, analysis and structure modeling protocols for the determination and prediction of atomic arrangements to enable innovation and the development of advanced technological materials. Core competencies include nano- and meso-scale methods to characterize structural details, including topography, morphology, isotopic and elemental attributes.  An emphasis is placed on the integration of measurement science, data and theory to obtain structural solutions consistent across multiple length scales to provide comprehensive structure-property relationships to address stakeholder needs.

Created August 3, 2020, Updated August 11, 2020