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‘Nanodrop’ Test Tubes Created with a Flip of a Switch
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new device that creates nanodroplet “test tubes” for … more

Carbon Nanotube Measurements: Latest in NIST ‘How-To’ Series
Release Date: 04/15/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has … more

Showcase - NIST Presents Its Nano Technologies
Release Date: 04/10/2008

On Tuesday, April 8, 2008, NIST presented some of its novel technologies developed at the NIST Labs in the nanoelectronics, nanofabrication, and … more

Innovative Nanotechnologies Available for Commercialization Showcased by the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Release Date: 04/08/2008

GAITHERSBURG, Md. – More than 200 entrepreneurs and business executives learned today how they can capitalize on cutting-edge nanotechnologies … more

All Done With Mirrors: NIST Microscope Tracks Nanoparticles in 3-D
Release Date: 03/18/2008

Heart of the orthogonal tracking microscope system developed at NIST is this nanoparticle solution sample well etched in silicon. Careful … 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

April Tech Transfer Workshop Focuses on Nanotechnology Advances
Release Date: 03/05/2008

Business executives, entrepreneurs, investors and government researchers and development officials interested in commercializing recent research … more

Good Vibrations Probe Innards of Molecular Electronic Junctions
Release Date: 03/05/2008

Using an unusual spectroscopic technique, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have provided the most … more

Chemists Measure Copper Levels in Zinc Oxide Nanowires
Release Date: 02/19/2008

Chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have been the first to measure significant amounts of copper incorporated … more

NIST Reference Materials Are 'Gold Standard' for Bio-Nanotech Research
Release Date: 01/08/2008

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued its first reference standards for nanoscale particles targeted for 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

'High Q' NIST Nanowires May be Practical Oscillators
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Nanowires grown at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have a mechanical “quality factor” at least 10 times higher than … more

NIST Demos Industrial-Grade Nanowire Device Fabrication
Release Date: 10/25/2007

In the growing catalog of nanoscale technologies, nanowires—tiny rows of conductor or semiconductor atoms—have attracted a great deal of interest … more

Showcase - Focus on Microfluidics
Release Date: 10/12/2007

A TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND FEDERAL MARKETPLACE EVENT NIST Presents Its Microfluidics Technologies For Commercial Adoption On Tuesday, October 9, … more

Measurements from the Edge: Magnetic Properties of Thin Films
Release Date: 09/27/2007

Spectroscopic image showing the microwave-frequency magnetic resonances of an array of parallel, metallic thin film nanowires ("stripes"). The … more

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