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New Portable Vacuum Standard
Release Date: 01/23/2015

The PVS is housed within the white “igloo” enclosure at left. At right is an auxiliary vacuum system used for pressure calibrations. A novel … more

Supercomputer Simulations Yield Method for Predicting Behavior of New Concrete Formulas
Release Date: 01/21/2015

Just because concrete is the most widely used building material in human history doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. A recent study conducted by … more

NIST Meeting: Cybersecurity Is a Key Ingredient In the Manufacturing Mix
Release Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is bringing experts together to discuss the cybersecurity challenges faced by the … more

President Obama Announces New Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Knoxville, Tennessee
Release Date: 01/09/2015

A Knoxville-area based consortium of 122 companies, nonprofits, universities and research laboratories is partnering with the Department of Energy … more

New Collaborative Project Will Give Manufacturing Some New Digital Threads
Release Date: 01/06/2015

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers and their industrial partners aim to add a new dimension to manufacturing … more

NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management
Release Date: 12/04/2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags—devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people—have become … more

NIST Awards $2.5 Million in Grants to MEP Centers for Pilot Business-to-Business Networks
Release Date: 12/02/2014

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 10 Hollings … more

Progress in Nanowire Arrays
Release Date: 12/02/2014

Scanning electron microscope image of an array of GaN nanowires with a spacing of 800 nm. Defect-free nanowires with diameters in the range of 100 … more

Harary Appointed Director of NIST Engineering Lab
Release Date: 11/05/2014

Howard Harary has been appointed director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Engineering Laboratory, which develops … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

NIST Launches New Calibration Service for High-Power Lasers
Release Date: 10/29/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a new calibration service for high-power lasers of the sort used by … more

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Director Vacancy
Release Date: 10/29/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is hiring for a new director for the NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership … more

NIST Laser Comb System Maps 3D Surfaces Remotely for Manufacturing, Forensics
Release Date: 10/07/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a laser-based imaging system that creates … more

NIST Announces FY 2014 Small Business Innovation Research Awards
Release Date: 09/15/2014

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded more than $2.2 million in Phase I and Phase II … more

NIST Helps Develop New Standard for Microsensor Technology
Release Date: 09/09/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of … more

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