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Carbon Nanotubes for Optical Applications - Directed Assembly, Characterization, and Emergent Properties

Location

Material Measurement Laboratory, Materials Science and Engineering Division

RO# Location
50.64.21.C0614 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Fagan, Jeffrey Alan jeffrey.fagan@nist.gov 301.975.6740

Description

Single-wall carbon nanotube (SWCNT) species as materials display exceptional nanotube-structure specific optical properties of interest to sensing devices, quantum material use as single photon sources, terahertz applications and photonic structures.  The directed assembly of individual SWCNTs onto device structures or into 2D and 3D crystalline arrays is required for such applications.  Both research into specific assembly methods of SWCNT structures (aligned films, arrays of individualized SWCNTs) and the characterization of assembly success and emergent or structure-dominated optical behaviors are of interest.

Keywords:
carbon nanotubes; directed assembly; quantum materials; terahertz

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$72,750.00 $3,000.00
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