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April Workshop Focuses on Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industrial Controls
Release Date: 04/03/2012

Securing computers against unlawful and malicious attacks is always important, but it’s especially vital when the computers in question control … more

New Industry Commitments to Give 15 Million Households Tools to Shrink Their Energy Bills
Release Date: 03/26/2012

Washington, D.C. -- Responding to President Obama's call for an "all-of-the-above" strategy to help consumers reduce their energy costs, the … more

NIST Announces $2.6 Million in Funding for Novel Semiconductor Research
Release Date: 03/20/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting proposals to support long-term research in next-generation semiconductor … more

NIST Releases Final Smart Grid 'Framework 2.0' Document
Release Date: 02/28/2012

An updated roadmap for the Smart Grid is now available from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which recently finished … more

Argon Cleaning Helps Trapped Ions Chill Out
Release Date: 02/27/2012

This colorized photo shows trap cleaning in progress. The trap (shown from the side) is atop the gold-colored pedestal in the center and measures … more

The Great Gravity Showdown
Release Date: 02/27/2012

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NIST Reveals Switching Mechanism in Promising Computer Memory Device
Release Date: 02/21/2012

Sometimes knowing that a new technology works is not enough. You also must know why it works to get marketplace acceptance. New information from … more

Laying the Groundwork for 3D Stacked Integrated Circuits
Release Date: 02/17/2012

Graphical representation of a stack of individual chips connected by vertical pipelines or through-silicon vias (TSVs). Credit: IBM. Could … more

CNST and Sandia Researchers Publish a Detailed Review of Electrical Contacts in One and Two Dimensional Nanomaterials
Release Date: 02/15/2012

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and Sandia National Laboratories have published a detailed review of recent … more

Toward a Global Microwave Standard
Release Date: 02/06/2012

Much of what is known about decadal climate change – and much of what appears on the evening weather forecast as well – comes from satellite-based … more

Progress and Promise in DIAL LIDAR
Release Date: 02/06/2012

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PML's Pernstich Develops Open-Source Software to Automate Test Equipment
Release Date: 02/06/2012

Graphical user interface of Instrument Control (iC). more

NIST Sensor Improvement Brings Analysis Method into Mainstream
Release Date: 12/20/2011

An advance in sensor design* by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Waterloo's … more

PML Researchers Create Tool for 'Circuit-Aware' Reliability Testing
Release Date: 12/09/2011

High-speed, amplified probe tip used to collect reliability data in the NIST more

Powerful NIST Detectors on Hawaiian Telescope to Probe Origins of Stars, Planets and Galaxies
Release Date: 12/06/2011

The world’s largest submillimeter camera—based on superconducting technology designed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

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