NIST logo
NIST Home > Electronics & Telecommunications News 
 

Electronics & Telecommunications News

(showing 181 - 195 of 258)
Nanosoccer Robots Ready to Compete in Upcoming RoboCup Games
Release Date: 06/16/2009

T he National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be serving up "soccer under glass" - the glass of a microscope lens - when … more

NIST Discovers How Strain at Grain Boundaries Suppresses High-Temperature Superconductivity
Release Date: 06/16/2009

Electron microscope image of two superconducting thin films that meet at a 6 degree tilt boundary (the dark line running through the image). The … more

Memory with a Twist: NIST Develops a Flexible Memristor
Release Date: 06/02/2009

Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST’s LIDAR May Offer Peerless Precision in Remote Measurements
Release Date: 06/02/2009

By combining the best of two different distance measurement approaches with a super-accurate technology called an optical frequency comb, … more

High-Order Coherences of Chaotic and Coherent Light
Release Date: 06/01/2009

Researchers in the Optoelectronics Division of EEEL, in collaboration with colleagues at MIT and MIT Lincoln Laboratory, have demonstrated a new … more

NIST Helping Improve Speed Measurements for Cars, Bullets
Release Date: 05/20/2009

While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of … more

NIST Engineers Discover Fundamental Flaw in Transistor Noise Theory
Release Date: 05/20/2009

Pacemakers, like the implanted one shown in this image, are among the low-power devices that could be affected by new NIST findings about … more

New Nanotube Coating Enables Novel Laser Power Meter
Release Date: 05/05/2009

The U.S. military can now calibrate high-power laser systems, such as those intended to defuse unexploded mines, more quickly and easily thanks to … more

NIST Super-Sensors to Measure ‘Signature’ of Inflationary Universe
Release Date: 05/05/2009

What happened in the first trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Super-sensitive microwave detectors, built … more

Conference Offers Insight Into Exploration of Nano-sized Electronics
Release Date: 04/21/2009

New methods for exploring the behavior of the high-performance electronics materials and devices that will shape the future of the electronics … more

Vibrationally Robust Frequency Comb
Release Date: 04/01/2009

Optical frequency combs have been vigorously developed over the past seven years at NIST and elsewhere. They provide a uniquely broadband and … more

New Program Evaluates Labs for Emergency Communications Tests
Release Date: 03/24/2009

To help ensure that first responders, public safety officers and military personnel can always talk with each other no matter what communications … more

Random Antenna Arrays Boost Emergency Communications
Release Date: 02/24/2009

First responders could boost their radio communications quickly at a disaster site by setting out just four extra transmitters in a random … more

Conference to Focus on Anti-Counterfeiting, Consumer Protection
Release Date: 02/10/2009

Representatives from business and government agencies concerned with intellectual property rights, particularly those concerning electronic … more

Cracking a Tough Nut for the Semiconductor Industry
Release Date: 12/23/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method to measure the toughness—the resistance to … more

Contact
General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478)
inquiries@nist.gov

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070