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Electronics & Telecommunications Portal - Overview

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
Nanoelectronic Device Metrology

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable emerging nanoelectronic … more

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

CMOS Device and Reliability

The CMOS Device and Reliability Project develops advanced metrology tools to enable high performance CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) … more

Three-Dimensional Nanometer Metrology

Three-dimensional measurements of nanometer-scale structures are of increasing importance for nanoscience and nanomanufacturing, including the … more

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

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

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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