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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

Bright Future for GaN Nanowires
Release Date: 11/25/2011

Optically pumped GaN nanowire laser shown glowing orange. The actual laser output is UV (˜370 nm) and invisible to the unaided eye. The length of … more

Adding Up Photons with a TES
Release Date: 11/14/2011

At the center of this micrograph, the TES is the orange-and-green square between two bright gold electrodes. Its dimensions are 25 X 25 µm. … more

Quantum Computer Components 'Coalesce' to 'Converse'
Release Date: 10/25/2011

If quantum computers are ever to be realized, they likely will be made of different types of parts that will need to share information with one … more

NIST Measures Key Property of Potential 'Spintronic' Material
Release Date: 10/19/2011

An advanced material that could help bring about next-generation "spintronic" computers has revealed one of its fundamental secrets to a team of … more

Magnetic Attraction: NIST/CU Microchip Demonstrates Concept of 'MRAM for Biomolecules'
Release Date: 10/13/2011

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and University of Colorado Boulder (CU) have developed a low-power … more

PML Develops Graphene Fabrication Capability
Release Date: 10/03/2011

Graphene – a single-layer planar sheet of carbon atoms bound in a "chicken-wire" lattice—has become the object of intense international research … more

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