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Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge?
Release Date: 10/20/2009

The scientists and engineers who introduced the world to tiny robots demonstrating soccer skills are creating the next level of friendly … more

New NIST Method Reveals All You Need to Know About ‘Waveforms’
Release Date: 10/06/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled a method for calibrating entire waveforms -- graphical shapes showing how … more

New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access -- networks can get technical … more

EEEL develops all-fiber photon pair source with record low noise and high brightness
Release Date: 10/01/2009

Researchers in the Optoelectronics Division of EEEL have demonstrated an all-fiber photon-pair source with the highest coincidence-to-accidental … more

NIST Calculations May Improve Temperature Measures for Microfluidics
Release Date: 09/08/2009

If you wanted to know if your child had a fever or be certain that the roast in the oven was thoroughly cooked, you would, of course, use a … more

Applying Neural Networks
Release Date: 09/01/2009

High-performance optical networks are susceptible to degrading effects that can change over time. Knowledge of the degradation can be used to … more

Penetrating Insights: NIST Airframe Tests Help Ensure Better Shielding for Flight Instruments
Release Date: 08/25/2009

Airline travelers are used to being instructed to turn off computers and cell phones during takeoffs and landings as a precaution against … more

Hankering for Molecular Electronics? Grab the New NIST Sandwich
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The flip-chip lamination method creates an ultra-smooth gold surface (left), which allows the organic molecules to form a thin yet even layer … more

Novel Temperature Calibration Improves NIST Microhotplate Technology
Release Date: 08/11/2009

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new calibration technique that will improve the … more

Uncertainty Analysis for Pulse Parameters
Release Date: 07/01/2009

Oscilloscopes are routinely used to measure the properties of a wide variety of pulsed waveforms, including digital data streams in computers and … more

NIST YouTube Channel Features Ultraprecise Measurement with Lasers
Release Date: 06/30/2009

The latest addition to the growing selection of videos on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) YouTube Channel ( … more

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

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