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Tools for Collaborative Robots within SME Workcells
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2015

Despite the potential quality and productivity advantages, small and medium enterprises have lagged in the adoption of robotic systems within their … more

Robotic Systems for Smart Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 06/01/2015

A new vision for U. S. manufacturing is emerging to strengthen U. S. competitiveness in the face of global trends that are driving manufacturers … more

Commissioning Building Systems for Improved Energy Performance Project
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Building systems commissioning processes applied at the design phase and throughout the building life cycle have been shown to effectively improve … more

Prognostics and Health Management for Smart Manufacturing Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Complex system, sub-system, and component interactions within smart manufacturing systems make it challenging to determine specific influences of … more

Systems Integration for Additive Manufacturing
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Numerous research efforts are underway to reduce the time and improve the quality of the product realization process for additive manufacturing. A … more

Characterization of Additive Manufacturing Materials
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Currently there is a lack of AM parts in high performance applications, due to a lack of publicly available high fidelity data that has associated … more

Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Without ubiquitous, accurate, and reliable real-time sensors, the electric grid will not have the resiliency, reliability, and capacity to manage … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Electricity meters today face unprecedented challenges, from distorted waveforms on the grid, bidirectional metering for renewables, and the use … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

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

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as … more

Crystallographic Databases
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Components and devices used in a broad spectrum of technology sectors such as health care, communications, energy and electronics are manufactured … more

Diffraction Metrology and Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Our objective is the development of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible, and accurate measurement methods for … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

We develop combinatorial measurement methods and metrologies for the rapid generation of comprehensive and consistent datasets. Manufacturers of … more

Nanoscale Stress Measurements and Standards
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

Our objective is to develop accurate measurement methods for the nanoscale stress distributions and surface defects that control device … more

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