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Dr. David Black

Research Interests

  • The development, manufacture and certification of Standard Reference Materials for the x-ray diffraction community.

 

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Figure 1: The divergent beam x-ray powder diffractometer used to certify Standard Reference Materials.

Awards and Honors

  • U.S Department of Commerce Bronze Medal, 1998
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Position:

Physicist
Ceramics Division
Structure Determination Methods Group

Employment History:

1978- present: Physicist, NIST

Education:

Ph.D., Physics, Colorado State University, 1990
B.A., Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1981

Contact

Phone: 301-975-5976
Email: david.black@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-5334