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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

Hierarchical Materials

Nature utilizes a hierarchy of length scales and tiered structure to build lightweight, strong, and tough materials. Engineers look to exploit the advantage of

Publications

Polymer Surface/Interface Consortium 2018 Workshop Report

Author(s)
Ronald S. Lankone, Li Piin Sung, David G. Goodwin, Andrew Fairbrother
The Polymer Surface/Interface (PSI) consortium held a two-day workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD on

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...