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NIST and NTIA Seek Industry Partners for Public Safety Communications Test Bed
Release Date: 07/14/2015

The Commerce Department’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program is signing up a new round of industry collaborators for the test … more

Interface Engineering Leads to Advances in Organic Spintronics
Release Date: 06/30/2015

Sujitra Pookpanratana applies the organic monolayers onto the cobalt surfaces to tune the magnetic properties of the Co-molecule interface. … more

NIST Group Maps Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials
Release Date: 06/29/2015

Despite their small size and simple structure, carbon nanotubes—essentially sheets of graphene rolled up into straws—have all sorts of potentially … more

NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation
Release Date: 06/25/2015

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its … more

NIST Develops First ‘Roadmap’ for Public Safety Communications Research
Release Date: 05/26/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the first “roadmap” for the next 20 years of research needed to establish … more

Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

NIST Aims for Tool to Help Manufacturers Select Wireless Network That’s Right for Them
Release Date: 05/14/2015

Going wireless is appealing to a growing number of manufacturers. Using wireless sensor networks to monitor and control equipment and processes … more

Photonic Thermometers: Out of the Lab, Into a Bucket of Water
Release Date: 04/28/2015

Close-ups of two "packaged" photonic thermometers, each with its ponytail of optical fibers. A droplet of hardened, transparent epoxy (center) … more

Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Focuses on Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Release Date: 04/22/2015

The characterization technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing was discussed by experts … more

NIST, NTIA, DOD Agree to Facilitate Testing and Evaluation of Wireless Spectrum-Sharing Methods
Release Date: 03/25/2015

Credit: ©italianestro/Shutterstock The Department of Commerce (DOC) and Department of Defense (DOD) have signed a memorandum of agreement that … more

Lack of Effective Timing Signals Could Hamper ‘Internet of Things’ Development
Release Date: 03/19/2015

Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and … more

NIST Gets New Angle on X-Ray Measurements
Release Date: 03/09/2015

Criminal justice, cosmology and computer manufacturing may not look to have much in common, but these and many other disparate fields all depend … more

Accelerometer Calibration Service
Release Date: 02/19/2015

In a few weeks, NIST will begin offering a new, state-of-the-art calibration service for accelerometers. Based on a technique called laser … more

New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in … more

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