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Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 12/16/2014

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … more

Power Devices and Thermal Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

The Power Devices and Thermal Metrology Project develops electrical and thermal measurement methods and equipment to support development and … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Electric Power Metrology and the Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 12/09/2014

Our country's way of life depends on the electric power distribution system. Keeping the national electric grid in good working order -- and … more

Superconductor Electromechanics
Last Updated Date: 12/02/2014

The Magnetics Group's program in superconductor electromechanics has moved to the University of Colorado. Contact principal investigators … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

We develop combinatorial measurement methods and metrologies for the rapid generation of comprehensive and consistent datasets. Manufacturers of … more

Measurements and Standards for Thermoelectric Materials
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials (SRMs), measurement methodologies, and comprehensive data sets (Seebeck coefficient, … more

Nanocalorimetry Measurements
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

To develop nanocalorimetry as a method for measuring heats of reaction of nanoscale samples with nanojoule sensitivity in order to detect … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Carbon Mitigation
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the … more

Evaluating Measurement Quality of Microfluidic Cell-based Assays
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Microfluidic technologies show promise as miniaturized, portable platforms for cell assays, but must be tested to establish confidence of … more

Ultra-Wideband Location
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2014

This page provides a summary of the testing and evaluation conducted at NIST on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) location systems for first responders.

Measurements for Hydrogen Storage Materials
Last Updated Date: 10/14/2014

The goal of this project is to develop the metrology necessary for rapid, high-throughput measurement of the hydrogen content of novel materials … more

Accelerator Facilities
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Radiation Physics Division's accelerator facilities continue to support a broad range of research efforts in the areas of industrial and … more

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and government … more

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