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Microcryocooler for Terahertz Detectors
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

NIST and the University of Colorado have been funded since April, 2006, by DARPA to develop a microcryocooler with a volume less than about 4 cm 3 … more

Low Temperature Regenerator and Pulse Tube Losses
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The Cryogenic Technologies Project has been funded by ONR since FY2005 to measure and model the losses in 4 K regenerators and pulse tubes. These … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

Nanocalorimetry Measurements
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

To develop nanocalorimetry as a method for measuring heats of reaction of nanoscale samples with nanojoule sensitivity in order to detect … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Components and devices used in a broad spectrum of technology sectors such as health care, communications, energy and electronics are manufactured … more

Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

To develop the thermodynamic data and methodology required for effective bioprocess engineering.

A Gas Pressure Scale Based on Primary Standard Piston Gauges
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

Accurate determinations of pressure are required for diverse applications such as the altitude of aircraft, barometric pressure for weather … more

High-Stability Transfer Standard for the Barometric Pressure Range of 100 Pa to 130 kPa
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

NIST has developed a new pressure transfer standard capable of absolute-mode and differential-mode operation in the range of 100 Pa to 130 kPa. … more

Physical Properties of Liquid Precursors
Last Updated Date: 01/13/2015

In striving to adhere to Moore's Law, the semiconductor industry is designing and using new metal-organic compounds. Precursor compounds deliver a … more

Gas properties for flow metering
Last Updated Date: 12/15/2014

Flow meters that rely on measuring the pressure drop across a laminar flow element can be accurately calibrated using a benign surrogate gas (such … more

Far-infrared Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

Far-infrared (or terahertz/THz, ca. 25 to 300 micron wavelength) femtosecond pulsed laser and Fourier-transform infrared methods are employed to … more

Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more

NIST Standard Reference Simulation Website
Last Updated Date: 09/24/2014

The Standard Reference Simulation Website is an ongoing project whose aim is to provide well-documented simulation results for a variety of … more

COMPLETED: Nanoscale Thermal Properties Project
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2014

Our goal is to develop measurement techniques to characterize the changes in thermal transport and thermal transition temperatures in polymeric … more

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