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Alpha-gamma Counting for High Accuracy Fluence Measurements
Last Updated Date: 07/22/2013

Neutron fluence is measured by counting gamma-rays from the reaction n+ 10 B® 4 He+ 7 Li + g(478KeV) with a calibrated gamma detector. The gamma … more

Structure-Property Links in Deformation
Last Updated Date: 07/18/2013

This project aims to improve models linking the microscale, grain-level deformation properties, and the macroscopic, continuum deformation … more

Materials Codes and Standards for Hydrogen Distribution
Last Updated Date: 07/08/2013

The goal of this project is to enable the development of a scientific and technical infrastructure for the safe and efficient use of hydrogen as a … more

High Rate Tensile Testing
Last Updated Date: 07/02/2013

High rate tensile testing summary pending

IECn42
Last Updated Date: 06/05/2013

The purpose of the IEC 62755 standard N42 data format is to facilitate manufacturer-independent transfer of information from radiation measurement … more

Implementation of Pure Fluid and Natural Gas Standards: Reference Fluid Thermodynamic and Transport Properties Database (REFPROP)
Last Updated Date: 04/11/2013

Major improvements have been made to the REFPROP program that impact how users incorporate new standards into their applications. A high impact … more

Surface Roughness
Last Updated Date: 04/10/2013

This project involves the measurement of surface roughness, the best statistical way to represent the geometry of roughened surfaces, and research … more

Tension-Compression Testing
Last Updated Date: 04/10/2013

Project goal is to develop a fully-instrumented version of the tension-compression test, to enable measurement of the Bauschinger Effect in sheet … more

Travel
Last Updated Date: 03/23/2013

Here are some details that might help you set up your visit to NIST and NCAL.  Note that listing of specific hotels and airlines does not imply … more

Absorbed-Dose Measurements to Support Biologics Research
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2013

The Dosimetry Group have been working with Maryland-based biotech firm Sanaria Inc. that is planning to manufacture a new vaccine against malaria. more

Radionuclides by Anticoincidence Counting
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2013

The standardization of radionuclides by primary methods is the foundation for all the standards and services provided by the NIST radioactivity … more

International Comparison of Tc-99
Last Updated Date: 03/19/2013

An international measurement comparison for a 99 Tc solution hosted by National Physical Laboratory (NPL) of the UK, (CCRI(II)K-2. 99 Tc … more

Uniaxial Tension Beyond Necking
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

This project is developing methods to extract valid tensile stress-strain data out of an ASTM E8-type test beyond the point of necking.

Comparison of Co60 Absorbed Dose for High-Dose Dosimetry
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

NIST participated in a recent international comparison of standards for absorbed dose to water for 60 Co gamma radiation at radiation-processing … more

Dose/Dose-Rate Effects in Alanine Dosimetry
Last Updated Date: 03/13/2013

Check standards are used by the NIST Ionizing Radiation Division to monitor the performance of the alanine dosimetry system that is central to its … more

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