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In the realm of electrons and light, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides the standards, develops the instruments, and performs the calibrations necessary to keep both the smallest electronic components and the largest power grids running smoothly and safely.

Programs and Projects
MEMS Measurement Science and Standards

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Superconductor Electromechanics

The program measures the critical current of superconductor wires as a function of magnetic field, temperature, and mechanical strain, and … more

Physical Properties of Liquid Precursors

In striving to adhere to Moore's Law, the semiconductor industry is designing and using new metal-organic compounds. Precursor compounds deliver a … more

Acceleration, Vibration, and Acoustics

The Acceleration, Vibration, and Acoustics Project provides measurement services, and develops measurements and documentary standards for the SI … more

Spectrum Sharing

Spectrum sharing research in the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) is motivated by national priorities to expand the availability of … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

Instruments
Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility

The Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division utilizes a fully automated, dual-chamber molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system for the growth of … more

Scanning Auger Microprobe

A JEOL model 7830F field emission source, scanning Auger microscope. more

Software
Seamless and Secure Mobility - Tools

A simulation platform based on NS-2 as been developed in order to leverage publicly available modules for several wireless and wired technologies. more

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