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Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Focuses on Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Release Date: 04/22/2015

The characterization technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing was discussed by experts … more

NIST, NTIA, DOD Agree to Facilitate Testing and Evaluation of Wireless Spectrum-Sharing Methods
Release Date: 03/25/2015

Credit: ©italianestro/Shutterstock The Department of Commerce (DOC) and Department of Defense (DOD) have signed a memorandum of agreement that … more

Lack of Effective Timing Signals Could Hamper ‘Internet of Things’ Development
Release Date: 03/19/2015

Our fast-approaching future of driverless cars and “smart” electrical grids will depend on billions of linked devices making decisions and … more

NIST Gets New Angle on X-Ray Measurements
Release Date: 03/09/2015

Criminal justice, cosmology and computer manufacturing may not look to have much in common, but these and many other disparate fields all depend … more

Accelerometer Calibration Service
Release Date: 02/19/2015

In a few weeks, NIST will begin offering a new, state-of-the-art calibration service for accelerometers. Based on a technique called laser … more

New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in … more

Hybrid Memory Device for Superconducting Computing
Release Date: 01/23/2015

A team of NIST scientists has devised and demonstrated a novel nanoscale memory technology for superconducting computing that could hasten the … more

New Time-Stamp Service for NASDAQ
Release Date: 12/10/2014

The NIST disciplined oscillator (far right) is a NIST-supplied clock that can be installed at any location worldwide and that is synchronized to … more

NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management
Release Date: 12/04/2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags—devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people—have become … more

NIST-Intel Partnership Workshop
Release Date: 12/03/2014

In November, 2014, NIST hosted the seventh in a series of workshops in a NIST-Intel partnership effort on Emerging Nanoscale Interface and … more

Low Error-Rate Detectors for Telecom
Release Date: 12/02/2014

NIST scientists have devised an experimental photon-detection system for communications with error rates far below even the most ideal … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules
Release Date: 10/22/2014

A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes … more

Strengthening Thin-Film Bonds with Ultrafast Data Collection
Release Date: 10/17/2014

When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by researchers … more

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