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Displaying news from January 01, 2001 To March 31, 2001

From Supernova to Smoke Ring: Recent Experiments Underscore Weirdness of the Bose-Einstein Condensate
Release Date: March 12, 2001

Bose-Einstein condensates can sometimes explode like a pocket-sized supernova, but when they're not doing that they can look like the inside of a cigar bar, awash in insubstantial smoke rings. … more

National Institute of Standards and Technology Gears Up to Celebrate Centennial
Release Date: February 15, 2001

What do gas pumps, truck scales, blood-cholesterol tests, DNA chips, industrial lasers, satellite antennas, aircraft altimeters and bullet-proof vests have in common? In no small measure, these … more

Survey Finds Small Manufacturers Are More Competitive, Productive Thanks to NIST MEP
Release Date: February 14, 2001

Small manufacturing clients of the nationwide Manufacturing Extension Partnership are saving money, creating new jobs, and increasing and retaining sales at a higher rate than ever before as a … more

ATP Introduces Process Improvements to Streamline 2001 Competition for Innovative Industrial R&D
Release Date: January 2, 2001

A new, streamlined proposal submission and review procedure marks the 2001 Advanced Technology Program (ATP) competition announced today by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, an … more