NIST logo
NIST Home > Chemistry Portal 

Chemistry Portal - Overview

From the food we eat and the pharmaceuticals doctors prescribe to the paints and fuel additives we use, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) develops the technology, measurement methods, and standards to address the needs of the chemical industry.

Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research>>

Hollings Marine Laboratory>>

Programs and Projects
Optical Medical Imaging

The Optical Medical Imaging program was established to advance the application of optical imaging in surgical, clinical, and medical practices. … more

Optical Characterization of Advanced Thin Films

A wide range of technologies are impacted by the performance of thin (<100 nm) layers of advanced materials. This is particularly true in the … more

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data

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

Solvation Free Energy

Measuring and maintaining water quality is increasingly becoming a significant global issue.  As new chemicals are introduced into the water … more

NIST Standard Reference Simulation Website

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

5G Millimeter Wave Channel Model Alliance

There is an industry and research community need for on developing channel models for specific wireless systems and may be short-lived or adapted … more

Standard Reference Photometer

The Standard Reference Photometer (SRP) Program began in the early 1980s as collaboration between NIST and the U.S. Environmental Protection … more

Continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer

The continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer makes use of two near-infrared lasers. The first laser is a fixed-frequency cw ring Ti:Saph laser … more

Laboratory Equipment - X-Ray Residual Stress

Location: E137 The diffractometer is part of the Residual Stress Program with the main purpose of measuring strains/stresses. Other possible … more

Laboratory Equipment - X-Ray Reflectometer

Location: E137 The NCNR x-ray diffractometer is configured to allow both ?/2? diffraction and reflectometry. Typically Cu radiation is used with … more

Laboratory Equipment - Milli-Q Water System

Location: E134 Please refer to the manufacturer's website for more information. more

LFPF Software

The Logistic Function Profile Fitting program, LFPF , is based on a Fortran program written for DOS and originally issued under the name LOGIT. … more

NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator Software

The NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator is a program written in Visual Basic which calculates the mass of an input peptide or protein sequence along … more

jb95 Spectral fitting program

A graphical user interface program, JB95 , based on a Windows 95 © API platform has been written in the C programming language to aid in the … more

Isotope Enrichment Calculator

The NIST Isotope Enrichment Calculator is a program written in Visual Basic which determines the percentage of 15 N enrichment of stable … more

Exercise Control System

The Systems Integration Division's (SID) Manufacturing & Modeling Simulation Group (MSG) worked with San Francisco Communications to support … more


* Download Expect source from SourceForge * Download Expect binaries from ActiveState * Expect Homepage Expect is a tool for automating … more

Bookmark and Share


General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070