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Nanometrology

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

Uncrunching the Frequency Spectrum

The squeeze is here, and the crunch is coming. Soon. Explosive demand for high-speed wireless communication is placing growing pressure on the limited frequency

Projects and Programs

Neuromorphic Device Measurements

Neuromorphic computing is a radical new approach to information processing for artificial intelligence where, instead of using digital electronics, inspiration

Publications

Photocurrent detection of the orbital angular momentum of light

Author(s)
Zhurun Ji, Wenjing Liu, Sergiy Krylyuk, Xiaopeng Fan, Zhifeng Zhang, Anlian Pan, Liang Feng, Albert Davydov, Ritesh Agarwal
Utilizing the orbital angular momentum (OAM) of light is promising for increasing the bandwidth of optical communication networks. However, direct photocurrent

X-Ray Metrology of Nanowire/ Nanosheet FETs for Advanced Technology Nodes

Author(s)
Madhulika S. Korde, Regis J. Kline, Daniel F. Sunday, Nick Keller, Subhadeep Kal, Cheryl Alix, Aelen Mosden, Alain C. Diebold
The three-dimensional architectures for field effect transistors (FETs) with vertical stacking of Gate-all-Around Nanowires provide a pathway to increased

Software

HolograFREE

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE routines

Tools and Instruments

Analytical Electron Microscope

The Titan 80-300 is a transmission electron microscope (TEM) equipped with spectroscopic detectors to allow chemical, elemental, and other analytical

Precision Imaging Facility

The Precision Imaging Facility (PIF) is a cooperative research facility at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) dedicated to the