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Ultrasonic Thermometers for Medical Dosimetry
Release Date: 12/16/2014

PML researchers are exploring whether ultrasound can be used as a faster, more efficient way to take three-dimensional images of radiation dose … more

Lighting the Path to Smaller, Tougher Thermometers
Release Date: 12/15/2014

A chip on which the photonic thermometer devices are etched. Click image for a close-up view. Two new prototypes for tiny chip-based thermometers … more

NIST-Funded Researcher Wins Honor for Food Safety Test
Release Date: 12/04/2014

News article courtesy the University of Maryland A. James Clark School of Engineering University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department … more

Better Cargo Inspection Standards at Border Crossings
Release Date: 12/02/2014

An x-ray image showing a standard test object (upper left) held aloft by support apparatus and a forklift. In this case, the test object is a … more

Thin, Strong Bond for Vacuum Seal
Release Date: 12/02/2014

Silicate bonds are so thin they are transparent. An ultra-stable, ultra-thin bonding technology has been adapted by researchers in PML’s … more

NIST Fires Up Extended Calibration Service for Laser Welding and More
Release Date: 12/02/2014

The new service could be employed to calibrate high-power lasers used for applications such as cutting metals. NIST PML’s Sources and Detectors … more

NIST Study Suggests Light May Be Skewing Lab Tests on Nanoparticles' Health Effects
Release Date: 11/18/2014

Truth shines a light into dark places. But sometimes to find that truth in the first place, it’s better to stay in the dark. That’s what recent … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

NIST 'Combs' the Atmosphere to Measure Greenhouse Gases
Release Date: 10/29/2014

By remotely "combing" the atmosphere with a custom laser-based instrument, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Trouble with a Capital G
Release Date: 10/27/2014

Clash of Galaxies: Measuring the gravitational constant G  with greater precision could have implicati more

Phantoms for Traumatic Brain Injury
Release Date: 10/23/2014

NIST-developed diffusion phantom placed in a "head coil" used for magnetic resonance imaging of the human brain. Image-calibration technology … more

Strengthening Thin-Film Bonds with Ultrafast Data Collection
Release Date: 10/17/2014

When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by researchers … more

Pre- Vacancy Announcement Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program
Release Date: 10/02/2014

NIST to Hire New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Director The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is about to hire a new … more

Polonium's Most Stable Isotope Gets Revised Half-Life Measurement
Release Date: 09/09/2014

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have determined* that polonium-209, the longest-lived isotope of this … more

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