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Fossil Fuel Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

To support regulatory and industry requirements for reference materials and standards, NIST produces and maintains a large inventory of fossil … more

Activated Carbon and FGD Gypsum Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

New Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) consisting of activated carbon sorbent materials and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum are being … more

Establishing Measurement Traceability for Gaseous Mercury Emissions Monitoring
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As a result of the environmental impact of mercury and the neurotoxic risk associated with trophic transfer of methyl mercury to humans, the … more

Chemical Metrology for Polymers Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Chemical metrology for polymers manufacturing is a new area of endeavor for the Chemical Sciences Division. At the outset, efforts have involved … more

Development of Standards in Support of Hydrogen-Fueled Vehicles
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE) has proposed a Hydrogen Fuel Quality Specification Guideline. Several contaminants, in … more

New Gold Nanoparticle RMs Support Nanotechnology Research
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Three new reference materials (RMs) have been developed through a multi-division effort at NIST, led by the MML Ceramics Division . RMs 8011, … more

Optimization of the Standard Addition Method (SAM) Using
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The standard addition method (SAM) was first described by oceanographers in 1955 to overcome matrix effects in the determination of strontium in … more

High-Precision Isotopic Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Recent innovative advances in the design and manufacture of isotope ratio mass spectrometers (IRMS) have revolutionized the study of natural and … more

NIST SRM for Reproducible Analyses of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are one of the first major nanoscale manufactured products to enter the market. Therefore, reliable and reproducible … more

SRMs for Organic Contaminants in Human Serum, Milk, and Urine
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating to develop seven new SRMs to meet the expanding needs for the … more

Renewal of NIST Benchmark SRMs for Accurate Determinations of Trace Elements in Serum and Liver Tissues
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collects data on elemental composition of human body fluids and tissues as part of major … more

Development of Standards for the World Meteorological Organization, Global Atmosphere Watch Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The presence of hydrocarbons in the atmosphere has become important to climate change assessment studies due to their role as precursors to ozone … more

New Gas Standard Reference Materials to Support the Automotive Industry
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The American Industry/Government Emissions Research (AIGER) Consortium is working to facilitate the automobile industry meeting more stringent … more

Traceable Calibration Gases: SRMs, NTRMS, and Protocol Gases
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Gas Metrology Group in the Chemical Sciences Division is tasked with providing traceability in gas analysis for the U.S. This group works with … more

Evaluation of Independent High-Precision Assay Procedures for a High-Purity Primary Standard Reagent
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

NIST assigns assay values for a suite of high-purity reagents using two techniques: coulometry and titrimetry. Coulometry is based on Faraday's … more

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