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Cytomegalovirus Standard Reference Material
Last Updated Date: 12/08/2014

**Update** As of the Summer of 2013, we discontinued distribution of SRM 2366 Cytomegalovirus (CMV) for DNA Measurements. In April of 2014, … more

Certification of a Standard Reference Material for BK viral load
Last Updated Date: 12/05/2014

BK virus (BKV), originally described in 1971 [1],  is a 5kb polyomavirus which shares roughly 75% of its DNA sequence with JC virus (JCV).  Nearly … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems
Last Updated Date: 12/02/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Bioimaging
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop methods and materials for imaging-based characterization of molecular signatures that occur during cellular proliferation, … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2014

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

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

Metrology for Advanced Bioelectronics
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2014

We are developing electronic chip-based technology for DNA and protein analysis for industry. This research will help revolutionize health care, … more

Nanoparticle Manipulation Metrology
Last Updated Date: 09/25/2014

We are advancing the measurement of dimension and function of engineered nanoparticles for biomedical research, manufacturing, and environmental … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 09/16/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/12/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 07/03/2014

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

Molecular Imaging
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This … more

In Situ Measurement Techniques
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

Recertification of Neutral Density SRMs for Regular Spectral Transmittance
Last Updated Date: 06/16/2014

The certification for all SRM neutral density filters expires after two years. We maintain a program to recertify such filters produced by us . … more

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