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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.

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Programs and Projects
Quantitative Flow Cytometry

We work in collaboration with other government agencies, private industry, academia, professional societies, and other national metrology … more

Tissue Engineering

Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more

HDX-MS for Biopharmaceutical Analysis

This project applies hydrogen/deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) for determining the dynamical structure of therapeutic antibodies, … more

Metrology and Standards for Canine Olfactory Detection of Explosives

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

Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions

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

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection

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

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

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

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

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

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