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'Tuning' Graphene Drums Might Turn Conductors to Semiconductors
Release Date: 06/27/2012

Tightening or relaxing the tension on a drumhead will change the way the drum sounds. The same goes for drumheads made from graphene, only instead … more

Shaffique Adam Receives Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowship
Release Date: 06/27/2012

In July, Shaffique Adam will join the inaugural faculty of Yale-NUS College as an Assistant Professor of Science, with a joint appointment in the … more

Graphene Drumheads Tuned to Make Quantum Dots
Release Date: 06/21/2012

NIST researchers showed that straining graphene membrane creates pseudomagnetic fields that confines the graphene's electrons and creates … more

Laser Radiometry: Powering Up
Release Date: 06/11/2012

Chris Cromer examines one of PML’s next-generation power meters, built for the Air Force, that is capable of handling inputs as high as 100 kW. In … more

Looking At and Into the Ultra-Small
Release Date: 06/08/2012

PIF's Aric Sanders demonstrates imaging options on the FIB/SEM instrument.       NIST is taking a huge step into the ultra-small with the … more

New Point for Dew Point
Release Date: 05/10/2012

Peter Huang of PML's Sensor Science Division. Peter Huang of the Sensor Science Division’s Temperature and Humidity group has devised a new … more

New Vacuum Calibration System: Better, Faster, and Cheaper
Release Date: 05/08/2012

The new, automated Vacuum Comparison Standard can accommodate up to 10 customer gauges of different types at once, with calibration times in the … more

Beaming Up on the Way to Space
Release Date: 05/07/2012

A SURF beam line (foil-wrapped cylinder at right) ends at a vacuum chamber in which the MAVEN EUV filter radiometer was tested. At left, plastic … more

Teaching the Next Generation of Scientists: PML Reaches out at USA Science and Engineering Festival
Release Date: 05/07/2012

Vincent Lee prepares a demonstration for visiting students. For the second consecutive year, PML played a major role in NIST’s contributions to … more

NIST Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain
Release Date: 04/19/2012

A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed an important research … more

NIST Proposes Update to Digital Signature Standard
Release Date: 04/17/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to a standard that specifies how to implement digital … more

Hyperspectral Imaging: Shedding New Light on Wound Healing
Release Date: 04/09/2012

David Allen takes readings using a NIST standard reflectance diffuser prior to scanning a wound area on an anesthetized pig. Illumination comes … more

First, Fast and Faster
Release Date: 04/06/2012

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Micromechanical Mirror Performs Under Pressure
Release Date: 04/06/2012

Top: The gratings are fabricated with approximately 700 nm between ridges. Each has slightly different spacing and thickness, affecting … more

New Detector Design Improves Gamma-rays Measurements
Release Date: 04/06/2012

The newly designed ionization chambers, in two sizes.   In the pursuit of precision measurements, nothing is simple, even when the apparatus … more

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