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NIST Helps Develop New Standard for Microsensor Technology
Release Date: 09/09/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of … more

Scientists Shed Light on Organic Photovoltaic Characteristics
Release Date: 09/02/2014

Organic photovoltaic sample under test. (Click image to enlarge.) Photovoltaic devices, also kno more

Optical Microscope Technique Confirmed as Valid Nano-Measurement Tool
Release Date: 08/26/2014

Recent experiments have confirmed* that a technique developed several years ago at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can … more

NIST Therapy for Ultraviolet Laser Beams: Hydrogen-treated Fibers
Release Date: 08/11/2014

To make a better optical fiber for transmitting laser beams, the first idea that comes to mind is probably not a nice long hydrogen bath. … more

NIST 'Global City Teams Challenge' to Create Smart Cities
Release Date: 08/05/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long … more

NIST Technique Could Make Sub-wavelength Images at Radio Frequencies
Release Date: 06/17/2014

Imaging and mapping of electric fields at radio frequencies (RF)* currently requires the use of metallic structures such as dipoles, probes and … more

The Internet's Next Big Idea: Connecting People, Information, and Things
Release Date: 06/11/2014

Blog by Chris Greer, Senior Executive for Cyber-Physical Systems at the National Institute of Standards and Technology In the early 1990s, a Web … more

Rush a Light Wave and You'll Break Its Data, say Scientists
Release Date: 05/29/2014

Quantum information can't break the cosmic speed limit, according to researchers* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Requests Public Comment on Proposed SHA-3 Cryptographic
Release Date: 05/29/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has requested public comments on its newly proposed "Secure Hash Algorithm-3" (SHA-3) … more

High Performance SPADs
Release Date: 05/16/2014

Alessandro Restelli demonstrates the new detector control system. By employing a technique analogous to the operation of noise-canceling … more

PML Leadership Prominent Throughout Newly Released ITRS
Release Date: 04/24/2014

George Orji, PML's Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division When the semiconductor industry received the eagerly awaited annual update of … more

NIST Requests Comments on Smart Grid Framework Update
Release Date: 04/16/2014

The primary guiding document for creating the next-generation "smart" energy grid is getting its first major update in two years. The National … more

Graphene Carrier Density
Release Date: 04/07/2014

Configuration of the QHE device showing dimensions. The blue-gray rectangle in the center is the open face of the Hall bar. The locations of … more

Rochford Chosen to Head New Joint NIST/NTIA Communications Lab
Release Date: 03/25/2014

Officials of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced the selection of Kent Rochford to head NIST's new … more

PML Scientists Develop 3D SEM Metrology for 10 nm Structures
Release Date: 03/21/2014

Dr. András Vladár operates the NIST dimensional metrology reference scanning electron microscope. PML researchers have devised an idea for … more

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