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Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules
Release Date: 10/22/2014

A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes … more

Strengthening Thin-Film Bonds with Ultrafast Data Collection
Release Date: 10/17/2014

When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by researchers … more

NIST Quantum Probe Enhances Electric Field Measurements
Release Date: 10/07/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Michigan have demonstrated a technique based on the … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Smart Grid Framework, Update 3.0
Release Date: 10/01/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published its NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, … more

Simultaneous Imaging of Ferromagnetic and Ferroelectric Domains
Release Date: 10/01/2014

SEMPA image of a 15 µm-diameter cobalt iron d more

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

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