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Electronics & Telecommunications Programs & Projects

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Infrared optical properties of materials and components
Last Updated Date: 03/03/2016

Accurate measurements of the optical properties of materials in the infrared spectral range play an increasingly important role in the aerospace … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 03/02/2016

Research on quantum information (QI) seeks to control and exploit exotic properties of quantum mechanics, and researchers are already generating … more

Metrology of the Ohm
Last Updated Date: 03/02/2016

Resistance standards traceable to NIST provide references for measurements of current at levels from 3000 A to below 20 fA and are used to support … more

Advanced Materials Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

Field Parameter Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

Consider the consequences if nearby electronics could interfere with a jet's instruments or cause an automobile to stall. The Field Parameter … more

Wireless Systems Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

Imagine how much safer a fire fighter's job would be if it were possible for a robot to navigate in a burning building and locate those in need of … more

Thermal Noise Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

This project develops methods for very accurate measurements of thermal noise and provides support for such measurements in the communications and … more

Fundamental Guided Wave Metrology
Last Updated Date: 02/04/2016

Radio-frequency (RF) waves and microwaves are involved with almost every facet of everyday life. Radio stations, television, wireless devices, … more

Advanced High Frequency Devices
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2016

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at … more

Laser Applications
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

High power lasers capable of continuous output powers ranging from hundreds of watts to tens-of-thousands of watts present exciting opportunities … more

Flux Quantum Electronics
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

Plot of measured output frequency of a 16-stage static divider based on a design provided by Northrop Grumman. Each curve corresponds to a fixed … more

Noise Thermometry
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

The Quantum Voltage Project is applying quantum-based voltage waveform synthesis to a precision measurement of Boltzmann’s constant k B by … more

Quantum Voltage Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

Worldwide access to quantum-based DC voltage standards took a major step forward in 2014 with the introduction of NIST's first Standard Reference … more

Electronic Kilogram
Last Updated Date: 01/11/2016

This project provides the basis for a new definition of mass, based on unchanging quantum properties of nature rather than a physical artifact. … more

Novel materials for enhancing spin information
Last Updated Date: 01/04/2016

Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more

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