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News and Updates

Avoiding the Crack of Doom

Just as a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, the deformations and fractures that cause catastrophic failure in materials begin with a few

Projects and Programs

Nanotube Metrology

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods for, and

Publications

Evaluating performance, degradation, and release behavior of a nanoform pigmented coating after natural and accelerated weathering

Author(s)
Ronald S. Lankone, David G. Goodwin, Li Piin Sung, Emmanuel Ruggiero, Klaus Vilsmeier, Philipp Mueller, Sorin Pulbere, Katie Challis, Yuqiang Bi, Paul Westerhoff, James Ranville, David H. Fairbrother, Wendel Wohlleben
Pigments with nanoscale dimensions are added to exterior coatings to achieve desirable color and gloss properties. The present study compared the performance

Software

Tools and Instruments

X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS)

The XAFS station uses a tunable, monochromatic, and moderately high energy X-ray beam (4.5 keV to 23.5 keV) for X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements. The

Awards

Natarajan Wins FEI Image Award

Bharath Natarajan, a NIST Associate from Georgetown University working on the 3D imaging of carbon and cellulose nanofibers, within the...