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Hacking the SEM: Crystal Phase Detection for Nanoscale Samples
Release Date: 01/24/2012

Top: Transmission electron diffraction pattern from from a segment of an indium gallium nitride (InGaN) nanowire about 50 nanometers in diameter … more

Inc.com Features Baldrige Award Winner MidwayUSA
Release Date: 01/24/2012

A brand-new article on Inc.com, " We Will Be the Best-Run Business in America ," features MidwayUSA, a 2009 Baldrige Award winner in small … more

NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream
Release Date: 12/20/2011

An advance in sensor design* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Waterloo's … more

NIST Releases First Certified Reference Material for Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/20/2011

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the world’s first reference material for single-wall carbon nanotube soot. … more

Tags? We're It. NIST Opens New 'Biolabeling' Research Facility
Release Date: 11/22/2011

With the recent opening of its new Biomolecular Labeling Laboratory, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has become one of a … more

NBS Physics Site Honored
Release Date: 11/14/2011

At the event. (l-r): Katharine Gebbie (PML), Allen Sessoms (UDC), and Kate Kirby (APS). Photo credit: Michael Lucibella/APS News.  The American … more

Safe Fluids for Jet Engine Texts
Release Date: 11/02/2011

A sailor assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department tests an aircraft jet engine for defects aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. … more

Improved Characterization of Nanoparticle Clusters for EHS and Biosensors Research
Release Date: 10/25/2011

The tendency of nanoparticles to clump together in solution—"agglomeration"—is of great interest because the size of the clusters plays an … more

NIST Colleagues Congratulate Shechtman on Nobel Chemistry Prize
Release Date: 10/13/2011

Additional Contact: Gail Porter 301-975-3392 Gaithersburg, Md.— National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) colleagues of Dan Shechtman … more

NIST Polishes Method for Creating Tiny Diamond Machines
Release Date: 09/27/2011

Diamonds may be best known as a symbol of long-lasting love. But semiconductor makers are also hoping they'll pan out as key components of … more

Researchers Expand Capabilities of Miniature Analyzer for Complex Samples
Release Date: 08/30/2011

It’s not often that someone can claim that going from a positive to a negative is a step forward, but that’s the case for a team of scientists … more

Iron ‘Veins’ Are Secret of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Material
Release Date: 08/30/2011

With a nod to biology, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have a new approach to the problem of safely … more

Baldrige and Manufacturing: Article from Summer 2011 Issue of Encore
Release Date: 08/30/2011

Peter Frasso, President and CEO of Segue Manufacturing Services, states that "Baldrige consists of three core principles—find out what the … more

Kinder, Gentler Cell Capture Method Could Aid Medical Research
Release Date: 08/16/2011

A research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has come up with a potential solution to a two-pronged problem in … more

NIST and Researcher Butler Recognized for Forensic Science Citations
Release Date: 07/06/2011

When ScienceWatch.com, a Thomson Reuters web resource for measuring and analyzing science trends, recently listed the most influential … more

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