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Crystal Unclear: Why Might This Uncanny Crystal Change Laser Design?
Release Date: 08/26/2016

Laser applications may benefit from crystal research by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and China’s … more

Grants to Foster More Secure Online Access to Online Government and Health Care Services
Release Date: 08/25/2016

GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded six pilot grants totaling more … more

NIST’s Rolling Wireless Net Helps Improve First-Responder Communications
Release Date: 08/10/2016

First responders often have trouble communicating with each other in emergencies. They may use different types of radios, or they may be working in … more

NIST’s Network-of-Things Model Builds Foundation to Help Define the Internet of Things
Release Date: 07/28/2016

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides a basic model aimed at helping researchers better … more

Realizing the Potential of Quantum Information Science and Advancing High-Performance Computing
Release Date: 07/27/2016

The White House announced today a new report from the National Science and Technology Council on challenges, opportunities and the path forward in … more

NIST Reveals Valuable Fundamentals of a Stacked, Cracked Jack of All Trades
Release Date: 07/22/2016

There is a crack in everything, Leonard Cohen sang; that’s how the light gets in. Now a team led by scientists from the National Institute of … more

U.S. Commerce Department Awards Small Businesses $3.3 Million for Innovation Research
Release Date: 07/06/2016

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced that 19 small businesses will receive nearly … 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

The Stakeholders Have Spoken: NIST to Refine Cybersecurity Framework
Release Date: 06/09/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is developing a minor update of its Cybersecurity Framework based on feedback from its … more

NIST ‘RAMPS’ Up Cybersecurity Education and Workforce Development With New Grants
Release Date: 05/12/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering up to $1 million in grants to establish up to eight Regional Alliances and … more

Building Security into Cyber-Physical Systems: NIST Researchers Suggest Approach for Trustworthy Modern Infrastructure
Release Date: 05/04/2016

We are immersed in a cyber-physical world. Information technology is deeply embedded in traditionally non-IT systems, including automobiles, the … more

NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Names New Chair
Release Date: 04/29/2016

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Willie E. May today … more

NIST Kicks Off Effort to Defend Encrypted Data from Quantum Computer Threat
Release Date: 04/28/2016

If an exotic quantum computer is invented that could break the codes we depend on to protect confidential electronic information, what will we do … more

Optical Clocks Synched to Femtoseconds Over Air
Release Date: 04/21/2016

TOP: Time information is transmitted between sites across a turbulent air path. Real-time feedback is supplied to the clock at site B to … more

NIST Releases 2015 Department of Commerce Technology Transfer Report
Release Date: 04/18/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the Department of Commerce's (DOC) 2015 Technology Transfer Report . The … more

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