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In Its First Measurement of Planck’s Constant, NIST’s Newest Watt Balance Brings World One Step Closer to New Kilogram
Release Date: 06/21/2016

A high-tech version of an old-fashioned balance scale at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has just brought scientists a … more

Commerce Secretary Appoints Avi Bender as NTIS Head, Unveils New Joint Venture Opportunities in Data Sharing/Services
Release Date: 06/20/2016

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s National Technical Information Service (NTIS) has reached a turning point. The agency published a Federal … more

Department of Justice and National Institute of Standards and Technology Name Two Experts as New Members of National Commission on Forensic Science
Release Date: 06/16/2016

DOJ Contact: Office of Public Affairs, 202-514-2007 WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Commerce’s National … more

Conferences and Events
Stochastic Spintronic Devices for Bio-Inspired Computing
June 27, 2016

Magnetic tunnel junctions are promising candidates for computing applications. But when they are reduced to nanoscale dimensions, maintaining … more

Optical Antennas as Nanocavities: Super-Resolution Mapping of the Vectorial EM Field and Coupling Strength
June 29, 2016

Optical (nano)antennas reversibly and efficiently convert free propagating optical radiation into localized energy. Nanoantennas confine light at … more

NIST Workshop on Software Measures and Metrics to Reduce Security Vulnerabilities
July 12, 2016

The Federal Cybersecurity Research and Development Strategic Plan  seeks to fundamentally alter the dynamics of security, reversing adversaries' … more