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Computing for Better Radiation Therapy
Release Date: 02/19/2015

A photograph of the free-air chamber used for the physical measurements (left) and the corresponding model used in the computational simulations … more

Hidden Uncertainties Uncovered in Nuclear Forensic Measurement
Release Date: 02/02/2015

A visualization of the detectors used for anticoincidence 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

Ultrasonic Thermometers for Medical Dosimetry
Release Date: 12/16/2014

PML researchers are exploring whether ultrasound can be used as a faster, more efficient way to take three-dimensional images of radiation dose … more

Lighting the Path to Smaller, Tougher Thermometers
Release Date: 12/15/2014

A chip on which the phot more

Better Cargo Inspection Standards at Border Crossings
Release Date: 12/02/2014

An x-ray image showing a standard test object (upper left) held aloft by support apparatus and a forklift. In this case, the test object is a … more

Thin, Strong Bond for Vacuum Seal
Release Date: 12/02/2014

Silicate bonds are so thin they are transparent. An ultra-stable, ultra-thin bonding technology has been adapted by researchers in PML’s … more

NIST Fires Up Extended Calibration Service for Laser Welding and More
Release Date: 12/02/2014

The new service could be employed to calibrate high-power lasers used for applications such as cutting metals. NIST PML’s Sources and Detectors … more

Baldrige Program Seeks Examiners for 2015 Board
Release Date: 12/01/2014

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) is seeking applicants for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Board of Examiners for the … more

UMD and NIST Announce the Creation of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science
Release Date: 10/31/2014

Abby Robinson , UMD 301-405-4575 Center researchers aim to understand how quantum systems can store, transport, process information The University … more

Trouble with a Capital G
Release Date: 10/27/2014

Clash of Galaxies: Measuring the gravitational constant G  with greater precision could have implicati more

Phantoms for Traumatic Brain Injury
Release Date: 10/23/2014

NIST-developed diffusion phantom placed in a "head coil" used for magnetic resonance imaging of the human brain. Image-calibration technology … more

Pre- Vacancy Announcement Director, Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program
Release Date: 10/02/2014

NIST to Hire New Manufacturing Extension Partnership Director The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is about to hire a new … more

The Vivid Realism of 3D Functions, Right There on Your Browser
Release Date: 07/01/2014

A classic online mathematical reference offered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now features a better way for users … more

New Math Technique Improves Atomic Property Predictions to Historic Accuracy
Release Date: 06/25/2014

[This article was revised on July 23, 2014, to clarify the relationship between the work reported here and the related problem of calculating … more

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