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NIST Standard Reference Simulation Website
Last Updated Date: 08/29/2014

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

Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 08/28/2014

Our goal is to provide measurement methods and reference materials to facilitate the rational design of polymeric dental materials, thus enabling … more

Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 08/27/2014

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health … more

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Frequency Comb Calibration of Astronomical Spectrographs
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2014

We have constructed portable frequency combs that have provided in situ calibration of astronomical spectrographs, to aid in the search for … more

Microresonator Device Research
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2014

With micro-resonators (fabricated in house or by collaborators) we are developing microcombs, integrated reference cavities and low-noise laser … more

Frequency Comb Spectroscopy
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2014

We use optical frequency combs to perform precision spectroscopy in the visible and, more recently, mid-infrared, domains, for rapid, high … more

Optical Cavities for Laser Stabilization
Last Updated Date: 08/20/2014

Optical cavities are essential elements of optical atomic clocks, as they serve to pre-stabilize the clock laser. Our Group is currently … more

Optical and Microwave Waveform Synthesis
Last Updated Date: 08/14/2014

We use femtosecond-laser frequency combs to generate optical and microwave waveforms with unprecedented noise performance.

Fluorescence Microscope Benchmarking
Last Updated Date: 08/12/2014

We have made available a method to characterize a fluorescence microscope's performance by benchmarking the detection threshold, saturation and … more

Calcium Optical Beam Clock
Last Updated Date: 08/08/2014

A simple, compact alternative to the highest performing optical standards, the Ca clock uses a thermal beam of neutral atoms with one or two … more

Neutron Interferometry with Polarized Neutrons as an Additional Degree of Freedom
Last Updated Date: 07/15/2014

Our goal is to apply Quantum Information Processing techniques to improve neutron interferometry contrast by making our final measurement … more

Far-infrared Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Last Updated Date: 07/11/2014

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

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 07/03/2014

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

Differential Absorption LIDAR
Last Updated Date: 07/03/2014

We are developing a method for accurately quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from natural and anthropogenic sources and sinks to meet the … more

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