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NIST Requests Comments on Computer Security Publication on Randomness
Release Date: 01/27/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comment on its latest draft of a publication intended to help computer … more

Less Jitter, More Bits: New Material for Detecting Photons Captures More Quantum Information
Release Date: 01/05/2016

Detecting individual particles of light just got a bit more precise—by 74 picoseconds to be exact—thanks to advances in materials by National … more

Measuring Nanoscale Features with Fractions of Light
Release Date: 12/02/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers are seeing the light, but in an altogether different way. And how they are doing … more

Robot Adds New Twist to NIST Antenna Measurements and Calibrations
Release Date: 11/30/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been pioneering antenna measurement methods for decades, but a new robot may be the … more

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NIST and Intel Get Critical (Dimensions) with X-rays
Release Date: 10/20/2015

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Intel reported* success using an X-ray scattering technique to … more

NIST, UC Davis Scientists Float New Approach to Creating Computer Memory
Release Date: 10/08/2015

What can skyrmions do for you? These ghostly quantum rings, heretofore glimpsed only under extreme laboratory conditions, just might be the basis … more

NASCTN Initiates First Spectrum-Sharing Project
Release Date: 09/23/2015

The National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) has launched its first spectrum-sharing project, focusing on the 3.5 GHz … more

NIST Physicists Show ‘Molecules’ Made of Light May Be Possible
Release Date: 09/08/2015

It’s not lightsaber time, not yet. But a team including theoretical physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

NIST Teams with Industry and Academia to Tackle Next-Generation Wireless Channel Challenges
Release Date: 08/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formed an international alliance with about a dozen telecommunications companies and … more

NIST Method for Spotting Quantum Dots Could Help Make High-Performance Nanophotonic Devices
Release Date: 08/10/2015

Life may be as unpredictable as a box of chocolates, but ideally, you always know what you’re going to get from a quantum dot. A quantum dot … more

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

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