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NIST to Host First App Challenge to Improve Data Access
Release Date: 07/27/2015

Researchers looking for information on the properties of methane at high temperatures or the isotopic composition of an element know they can rely … more

White House Fact Sheet: Administration Cybersecurity Efforts 2015
Release Date: 07/09/2015

The White House fact sheet on cybersecurity highlights five NIST efforts to improve the nation’s cybersecurity: The National Cybersecurity Center … more

White House Fact Sheet: Convening Manufacturing Leaders to Strengthen the Innovative Capabilities of the U.S. Supply Chain, including Small Manufacturers
Release Date: 07/09/2015

Today the White House released a fact sheet on manufacturing that highlights efforts of NIST’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership.  … more

Energy Savings Performance Contract Protects Environment—and Saves Taxpayers up to $7 million
Release Date: 07/06/2015

On June 30, 2015, the Census Bureau’s National Processing Center in Jeffersonville, Indiana awarded a $120 million Energy Savings Performance … more

NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation
Release Date: 06/25/2015

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its … more

A Call for Nanotechnology-Inspired Grand Challenges
Release Date: 06/18/2015

NIST is a participant in the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Electron microscope tomograph shows a 3D view (~300 nm on a side) of a gridwork … more

NIST Tightens the Bounds on the Quantum Information 'Speed Limit'
Release Date: 04/14/2015

If you’re designing a new computer, you want it to solve problems as fast as possible. Just how fast is possible is an open question when it comes … more

NPSBN Network Parameter Sensitivity Analysis
Release Date: 03/15/2015

Authors: Richard A. Rouil; Antonio Izquierdo Manzanares; Camillo A. Gentile; David W. Griffith; Nada T. Golmie Abstract: The legislation included … more

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

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