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Compact High-Temperature Superconducting Cables Demonstrated at NIST
Release Date: 02/10/2011

A researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has invented a method of making high-temperature superconducting (HTS) … more

New Wave: JILA Develops Efficient Source of Terahertz Radiation
Release Date: 01/19/2011

JILA researchers have developed a laser-based source of terahertz radiation that is unusually efficient and less prone to damage than similar … more

NIST Telescope Calibration May Help Explain Mystery of Universe's Expansion
Release Date: 01/05/2011

Is the expansion of the universe accelerating for some unknown reason? This is one of the mysteries plaguing astrophysics, and somewhere in … more

NIST Announces $22 Million in Funding for Advanced Manufacturing Research in Electronics, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology
Release Date: 12/15/2010

The U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a total of more than $22 million in funding … more

NIST Ships First Programmable AC/DC 10-Volt Standard
Release Date: 10/26/2010

Extending its 26-year tradition of innovative quantum voltage standards, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST, NTIA Seek Collaborators for Emergency Communications Demo Network
Release Date: 10/13/2010

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) are seeking … more

NIST 'Vision Science Facility' Aims for Lighting Revolution
Release Date: 09/28/2010

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, have become popular with backpackers and cyclists who mount them on headbands for a reliable, hands-free source of … more

Puzzling New Physics from Graphene Quartet’s Quantum Harmonies
Release Date: 09/14/2010

Using a one-of-a-kind instrument designed and built at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an international team of … more

New Wave: Spin Soliton Could Be a Hit in Cell Phone Communication
Release Date: 09/14/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found theoretical evidence* of a new way to generate the … more

NIST Researchers Hear Puzzling New Physics from Graphene Quartet's Quantum Harmonies
Release Date: 09/08/2010

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – Using a one-of-a-kind instrument designed and built at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an … more

NIST Researchers Create 'Quantum Cats' Made of Light
Release Date: 08/31/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created "quantum cats" made of photons (particles of light), … more

Extreme Darkness: Carbon Nanotube Forest Covers NIST’s Ultra-dark Detector
Release Date: 08/17/2010

Harnessing darkness for practical use, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a laser power … more

NIST Nanofluidic 'Multi-tool' Separates and Sizes Nanoparticles
Release Date: 08/03/2010

A wrench or a screwdriver of a single size is useful for some jobs, but for a more complicated project, you need a set of tools of different … more

Nano 'Pin Art': NIST Arrays Are Step Toward Mass Production of Nanowires
Release Date: 07/21/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have cultivated many thousands of nanocrystals in what looks like a … more

NIST/JILA 'Dark Pulse Laser' Produces Bursts of … Almost Nothing
Release Date: 06/09/2010

In an advance that sounds almost Zen, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and JILA, a joint institute of NIST … more

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