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NIST Scientists Gain New 'Core' Understanding of Nanoparticles
Release Date: 05/25/2010

While attempting to solve one mystery about iron oxide-based nanoparticles, a research team working at the National Institute of Standards and … more

Seeing Moiré in Graphene
Release Date: 04/27/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Georgia Institute of Technology have demonstrated* that atomic … more

NIST Researchers Holding Steady in an Atomic-Scale Tug-of-War
Release Date: 03/30/2010

How hard do you have to pull on a single atom of--let's say--gold to detach it from the end of a chain of like atoms?* It's a measure of the … more

NIST Researchers Put a New Spin on Atomic Musical Chairs
Release Date: 12/01/2009

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Naval Research Laboratory have developed a new way to introduce … more

Nanoscale Dimensioning Is Fast, Cheap with New NIST Optical Technique
Release Date: 10/28/2008

A novel technique under development at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) uses a relatively inexpensive optical microscope … more

Showcase - NIST Presents Its Nano Technologies
Release Date: 04/10/2008

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, NIST presented some of its novel technologies developed at the NIST Labs in the nanoelectronics, nanofabrication, and … more

DNA Sieve: Nanoscale Pores Can Be Tiny Analysis Labs
Release Date: 05/10/2007

Imagine being able to rapidly identify tiny biological molecules such as DNA and toxins using less than a drop of salt water in a system that can … more

NIST, UM Program To Support Nanotech Development
Release Date: 07/06/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland (UM) have joined in a $1.5 million cooperative program … more

Better Chemistry Through Nanorings
Release Date: 04/12/2004

Field within and around a 60 nm radius gold nanoring. Enhanced fields inside the nanoring would make the nanoring a useful container for precision … more

NIST Seeks Diverse Team for Constructing State-of-the-Art Laboratory
Release Date: 05/31/2000

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, an agency of the Commerce Department's Technology Administration, is soliciting proposals for … more

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