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NIST Finds ‘Metafilms’ Can Shrink Radio, Radar Devices
Release Date: 03/18/2008

Recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated that thin films made of “metamaterials”—manmade … more

Good Vibrations Probe Innards of Molecular Electronic Junctions
Release Date: 03/05/2008

Using an unusual spectroscopic technique, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have provided the most … more

Directed Self-Ordering of Organic Molecules for Electronic Devices
Release Date: 02/19/2008

A simple surface treatment technique demonstrated by a collaboration between researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Measurement Innovations Add Up to Big Savings for Semiconductors
Release Date: 01/08/2008

A new report* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shows that investment in measurement science has and will continue to … more

Micro Microwave Does Pinpoint Cooking for Miniaturized Labs
Release Date: 11/08/2007

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and George Mason University have demonstrated what is probably the … more

Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics
Release Date: 10/12/2007

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT NIST Presents Its Microfluidics Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, October 9, … more

New Quantum Dot Transistor Counts Individual Photons
Release Date: 10/11/2007

A transistor containing quantum dots that can count individual photons (the smallest particles of light) has been designed and demonstrated at the … more

NIST Debuts Superconducting Quantum Computing Cable
Release Date: 09/27/2007

Artist's rendition of the NIST superconducting quantum computing cable. Illustration by:Michael Kemper View hi-resolution version Physicists at … more

Digital Cable Goes Quantum: NIST Debuts Superconducting Quantum Computing Cable
Release Date: 09/26/2007

Artist's rendition of the NIST superconducting quantum computing cable. Illustration by:Michael Kemper View hi-resolution version BOULDER, Colo.— … more

Long-Distance Record: ‘Quantum Keys’ Sent 200 Kilometers
Release Date: 06/01/2007

Schematic represents cryogenic packaging system constructed at NIST for the single-photon detector used in a record-setting quantum key … more

NIST Laser-Based Method Cleans Up Grubby Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/21/2006

Before and after electron microscope images of a pyroelectric detector coated with single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) visually demonstrate the effect … more

NIST Releases New Standard for Semiconductor Industry
Release Date: 10/12/2006

A wide range of optical electronic devices, from laser disk players to traffic lights, may be improved in the future thanks to a small piece of … more

Small, Low-noise Oscillator May Help in Surveillance
Release Date: 09/14/2006

A new design for a microwave oscillator that is smaller, simpler, and produces clearer signals at a single frequency than comparable devices has … more

Nano-Signals Get a Boost from Magnetic Spin Waves
Release Date: 08/31/2006

This simulation shows how two nano-oscillators, spaced 500 nanometers apart, synchronize their microwave signals by overlapping and merging their … more

Road to AC Voltage Standard Leads to Important Junction
Release Date: 07/20/2006

After 10 years of research, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled the world's first precision instrument for … more

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