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Chemical Analysis Programs & Projects

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Metrology and Standards for Canine Olfactory Detection of Explosives
Last Updated Date: 05/05/2016

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement between the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security and NIST, NIST is developing … more

Optimization of the Standard Addition Method (SAM) Using
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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: 04/26/2016

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

Potential Primary Measurement Tool for the Quantification of DNA
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The accurate mass determination of DNA and other nucleic acids is of critical importance in many clinical diagnoses and in forensic and molecular … more

Study of Microheterogeneity in Solid Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

Microbeam X-ray fluorescence (µXRF) has been used nondestructively to investigate elemental heterogeneity by constructing two-dimensional maps of … more

Improving High-Performance Inductively-Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (HP-ICP-OES) Through Exact Matching
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

Using high-performance inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (HP-ICP-OES), relative expanded uncertainties on the order of 0.2 % … more

Evaluation of Independent High-Precision Assay Procedures for a High-Purity Primary Standard Reagent
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Standard Solution SRMs Provide Traceability for Millions of Measurements
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

For decades, NIST has provided the SRM 3100 series single-element standard solutions. The certified values are traceable to the International … more

Marine Environmental Metabolomics
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

NIST is developing NMR-based metabolomics for use as a tool to expand research on the impacts of environmental stressors on marine organisms. The … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamin D Metabolites
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency within the general population is an area of concern. Vitamin D status is generally assessed by … more

Development of Standard Reference Materials for Vitamins B6 and B12 in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

Vitamins are essential to normal functioning of the human body because they serve as co-factors for important biological processes. Deficiencies in … more

Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Measurements and Standards for Botanical Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

As part of a multi-year interagency agreement among the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institutes of Health's … more

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 04/19/2016

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

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