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Measurements and Standards for Thermoelectric Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

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

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

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

Working Group
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The US TAG assumes a mirror structure to ISO/TC 276. As each member country has one vote within ISO/TC 276, the US vote is determined by … more

Reference Materials and Standards for Fossil Fuels, Electric Utility Emissions, and Coal Combustion By-Products
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) fossil fuel Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) continue to be in high demand by the … more

Fossil Fuel Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

To support regulatory and industry requirements for reference materials and standards, NIST produces and maintains a large inventory of fossil … more

Activated Carbon and FGD Gypsum Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

New Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) consisting of activated carbon sorbent materials and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) gypsum are being … more

Establishing Measurement Traceability for Gaseous Mercury Emissions Monitoring
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

As a result of the environmental impact of mercury and the neurotoxic risk associated with trophic transfer of methyl mercury to humans, the … more

Development of Standards in Support of Hydrogen-Fueled Vehicles
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Society of Automotive Engineers International (SAE) has proposed a Hydrogen Fuel Quality Specification Guideline. Several contaminants, in … more

Measurement Quality in Hydrogen Storage R&D
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

No existing hydrogen storage material satisfies the Department of Energy (DoE) goal of achieving a commercial hydrogen storage system for … more

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Evaluating Measurement Quality of Microfluidic Cell-based Assays
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

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

Superconductor Electromechanics
Last Updated Date: 01/14/2015

The program measures the critical current of superconductor wires as a function of magnetic field, temperature, and mechanical strain, and … more

Ultra-dense Networks
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2015

Ultra-dense networks will arise not only from an expanded user base and shorter links, but also from an enriched topology, including … more

Fifth Generation Mobile Networks
Last Updated Date: 01/09/2015

The demand for the next generation of wireless networks has been spurred by smart phones and other data-intensive mobile devices. The popularity of … more

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