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CNST Releases the Winter 2012 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 02/08/2012

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the winter 2012 edition of The CNST News. This … more

Tiny Levers, Big Moves in Piezoelectric Sensors
Release Date: 11/22/2011

A team of university researchers, aided by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), have succeeded in integrating … more

New Magnetic-Field-Sensitive Alloy Could Find Use in Novel Micromechanical Devices
Release Date: 11/22/2011

Led by a group at the University of Maryland (UMd), a multi-institution team of researchers has combined modern materials research and an age-old … more

Are Electron Tweezers Possible? Apparently So.
Release Date: 11/08/2011

Not to pick up electrons, but tweezers made of electrons. A recent paper* by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Nanomechanics: New Test Measures Key Properties of Polymer Thin Films and Membranes
Release Date: 07/19/2011

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated* a measurement technique that reliably determines three … more

Micro Rheometer is Latest Lab On a Chip Device
Release Date: 08/31/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a microminiaturized device that can make complex … more

Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge?
Release Date: 10/20/2009

The scientists and engineers who introduced the world to tiny robots demonstrating soccer skills are creating the next level of friendly … more

Nanomaterials Show Unexpected Strength Under Stress
Release Date: 03/18/2008

In yet another twist on the strangeness of the nanoworld, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the … more

NIST Develops Test Method for Key Micromechanical Property
Release Date: 01/08/2008

Engineers and researchers designing and building new microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) can benefit from a new test method developed at the … more

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