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Nanoparticle Manufacturing Workshop
Release Date: 11/24/2015

Following decades of research and development, commercial products enabled by nanoparticles are poised to have broad impact in diverse sectors of … more

SPS Interns Get the NIST Experience
Release Date: 09/17/2015

  Front row: SPS interns Veronica Martinez-Vargas (left) and Teresa Turmanian. Back row: Robert Brown (left), CEO of the American Institute of … more

NIST Method for Spotting Quantum Dots Could Help Make High-Performance Nanophotonic Devices
Release Date: 08/10/2015

Life may be as unpredictable as a box of chocolates, but ideally, you always know what you’re going to get from a quantum dot. A quantum dot … more

CNST Releases the Spring/Summer 2015 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 07/28/2015

  The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the … more

The Incredible Shrinking ESR Machine
Release Date: 07/14/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have come up with a way to shrink a research instrument generally … more

NIST ‘How-To’ Website Documents Procedures for Nano-EHS Research and Testing
Release Date: 06/30/2015

As engineered nanomaterials increasingly find their way into commercial products, researchers who study the potential environmental or health … more

Interface Engineering Leads to Advances in Organic Spintronics
Release Date: 06/30/2015

Sujitra Pookpanratana applies the organic monolayers onto the cobalt surfaces to tune the magnetic properties of the Co-molecule interface. … more

NIST Group Maps Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials
Release Date: 06/29/2015

Despite their small size and simple structure, carbon nanotubes—essentially sheets of graphene rolled up into straws—have all sorts of potentially … more

Vacuum Fluctuations: Measuring the Unreal
Release Date: 06/23/2015

In this universe, anything that can vibrate will vibrate, and no oscillator is ever truly at rest. Even when an object such as an atom or … more

To Give Cancer a Deadly Fever, NIST Explores Better Nanoparticle Design
Release Date: 06/16/2015

Heat may be the key to killing certain types of cancer, and new research from a team including National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Hooked on Phonons: NIST-led Research Group Measures Graphene Vibrations
Release Date: 06/16/2015

An international research group led by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Center for Nanoscale Science and … more

NIST’s ‘Nano-Raspberries’ Could Bear Fruit in Fuel Cells
Release Date: 06/09/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum … more

NIST-led Research Group Creates First Whispering Gallery for Graphene Electrons
Release Date: 05/08/2015

GAITHERSBURG, MD--An international research group led by scientists at the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and … more

Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Focuses on Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Release Date: 04/22/2015

The characterization technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing was discussed by experts … more

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