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Nanotube Quality Control
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to develop new methods to rapidly screen bulk carbon nanotubes for chemical purity and homogeneity. The different synthesis routes … more

Legacy Project - Fate of Nanoparticles in Neural Environments
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to develop an advanced in vitro system for nano-neurotoxicology that employs neural progenitor cells and tissue-engineering hydrogels. … more

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The … more

Development of Reference Methods and Reference Materials for the Determination of Hormones in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate many life functions, and deviations from normal levels can indicate serious health problems. … more

Reference Measurement Procedures and Materials for Creatinine
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing problem in the U.S., and current estimates suggest that more than 20 million Americans are affected by … more

Development of a Standard Reference Material for Vitamin D in Human Serum
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The prevalence of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency within the general population is an area of concern. Vitamin D status is generally assessed … more

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

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

Study of Microheterogeneity in Solid Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Microbeam X-ray fluorescence (µXRF) has been used nondestructively to investigate elemental heterogeneity by constructing two-dimensional maps of … more

Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography/Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (GC x GC/TOF-MS)
Last Updated Date: 01/26/2015

Although conventional gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC/MS) provides relatively high efficiency separations, the analysis of some complex, … more

Development of SRMs for Serum Proteomics
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Serum proteomics, the detection and measurement of as many proteins in a serum sample as possible, could be an important element of personalized … more

Superresolving Optical Microscopy
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Light microscopy is a widely used analytical tool because it provides non-destructive, real-time, three-dimensional imaging with chemical and … more

Broadband Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopy of Thin Films
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

Coherent anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) is a high sensitivity alternative to conventional Raman spectroscopy. Ultrafast lasers are used to … more

Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Surface Potential Imaging of Solution Processable Acene-Based Thin Film Transistors
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Scanning Kelvin probe microscopy (SKPM) of functioning solution processed thin film transistors is used to correlate film microstructure with … more

Supercontiuum FTIR
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Optical fiber based supercontinuum (SC) light sources combine the brightness of lasers with the bandwidth of incandescent lamps and thus are … more

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