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Programs and Projects
Nanomagnetic Imaging

The microscopic arrangement of the magnetic structure within a thin metal film plays a fundamental role in many technological applications ranging … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

Assessment of Design Methods in Existing PBSD Standards Project

The project continues the assessment of the applicability and accuracy of adopting first-generation Performance Based Seismic Engineering (PBSE) … more

Lateral Force-Resisting Structural Elements and Systems Project

This project provides experimentally validated structural behavior models for refining key seismic design provisions in U.S. model building codes … more

TechBrief Guidance for Evaluated Technologies Project

The NIST TechBrief report series consists of individual report volumes - topical, tightly written, and well-illustrated discussions that address … more

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) Coordination Project

NIST has been designated by Congress as the Lead Agency for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP). This project supports the … more

Instruments
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Wildland-Urban Interface Fires

wildland-urban interface (WUI) fires. NIST with US Forest Service (USFS) have invested in the development of instrument packages and measurement … more

Standard Firebrand Generator

This apparatus, developed at EL, has been constructed to generate a controlled and repeatable size and mass distribution of glowing firebrands. … more

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