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Vacuum-Ultraviolet Optical Properties of Cryogenic Water Ices
Last Updated Date: 09/01/2015

The optical properties of cryogenic water ices in the vacuum-ultraviolet spectral range are studied.

Biomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 08/31/2015

The biomagnetic imaging program develops standards, measurement methods, and new magnetic imaging modalities for biomedical and environmental … more

Johnson Noise Thermometry
Last Updated Date: 08/31/2015

Johnson noise thermometry (JNT) is a primary temperature measurement technique based on the fundamental properties of thermal fluctuations in … more

Humidity
Last Updated Date: 08/31/2015

The NIST Thermodynamic Metrology Group maintains and develops national standards of humidity (in the range 1 nmol/mol to 0.6 mol/mol of water … more

Thermometry
Last Updated Date: 08/31/2015

The NIST Thermodynamic Metrology Group maintains and develops national standards of temperature (in the range 0.65 K to 1235 K), and supports … more

Acoustic Thermometry
Last Updated Date: 08/31/2015

By measuring the speed of sound in argon gas, we have determined thermodynamic temperature with unprecedented accuracy in the range 0 °C to 552 … more

Atomic Standard for Pressure
Last Updated Date: 08/28/2015

NIST scientists are developing a highly accurate primary standard for pressure in the range 2 MPa to 7 MPa based on fundamental physical … more

Hybrid Humidity Generator
Last Updated Date: 08/28/2015

NIST's new primary standard humidity generator, the Hybrid Humidity Generator (HHG), replaces the NIST 2-Pressure Humidity Generator, Mark 2 … more

Evolution of Image Spatial Resolution
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2015

Measuring the through-plane water content in a hydrogen fuel cell is critical to understanding this complicated heat and mass transport … more

Use of a laser-driven plasma source in ultraviolet-detector calibrations
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology operates two spectral comparator facilities, both of which are used to provide detector … more

Calibration of the Extreme UV/X-ray Irradiance Sensor (EXIS) for the Geostationary Operations Environment Satellite R-Series Program (GOES-R)
Last Updated Date: 08/25/2015

Calibrations of the The Extreme ultraviolet/X-ray Irradiance Sensor (EXIS), which will be installed on the Geostationary Operations Environment … more

International System of Units (SI)
Last Updated Date: 08/21/2015

The International System of Units (SI) provides definitions of units of measurement that are widely accepted in science and technology and which … more

Measurement Techniques for Membranes and Membrane Proteins
Last Updated Date: 08/18/2015

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

5G Millimeter Wave Channel Model Alliance
Last Updated Date: 08/12/2015

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

Sealant Service Life Prediction
Last Updated Date: 08/11/2015

The Building Joint Sealant Service Life Prediction Research  project has been initiated by BFRL to deliver critical predictive models for service … more

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