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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

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

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