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New Quantum Dot Technique Combines Best of Optical and Electron Microscopy
Release Date: 06/12/2013

It's not reruns of "The Jetsons", but researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new … more

CNST Hosts Workshop on In Situ Measurements using Transmission Electron Microscopy
Release Date: 06/06/2013

Three aspects of in situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM). On April 11 and 12, 2013, the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology … more

The Better to See You With: Scientists Build Record-Setting Metamaterial Flat Lens
Release Date: 05/23/2013

For the first time, scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new type of lens that … more

Squishy Hydrogels May Be the Ticket for Studying Biological Effects of Nanoparticles
Release Date: 05/14/2013

A class of water-loving, jelly-like materials with uses ranges ranging from the mundane, such as superabsorbent diaper liners, to the … more

CFEB "Rookie of the Year" Award Winner
Release Date: 05/09/2013

The Colorado Federal Executive Board (CFEB) promotes strategic partnering, communication, and collaboration among the Federal agencies located in … more

SRC, NIST Introduce Second Phase of Nanoelectronics Research Initiative with $5 Million in Annual Funding to Develop Post-CMOS Electronics
Release Date: 05/08/2013

Additional Media Contact: SRC: Dan Francisco 916-293-9030 NRI Second Phase Features Multi-University Network Focused on Research Centers at SUNY's … more

New Temporal Filtering Technique Improves Solid-State Single Photon Sources
Release Date: 05/08/2013

Schematic showing a single photon source (SPS) that is created from a quantum dot (QD) by optically pumping it with a periodically pulsed laser.  … more

Shaking Things Up: NIST Researchers Propose New Old Way to Purify Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 04/30/2013

An old, somewhat passé, trick used to purify protein samples based on their affinity for water has found new fans at the National Institute of … more

New NIST Measurement Tool Is On Target for the Fast-Growing MEMS Industry
Release Date: 04/30/2013

As markets for miniature, hybrid machines known as MEMS grow and diversify, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

Super-Nanotubes: 'Remarkable' Spray-on Coating Combines Carbon Nanotubes with Ceramic
Release Date: 04/17/2013

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Kansas State University have demonstrated a spray-on mixture of … more

Nanowire Position and Orientation Precisely Controlled Using Fluid Flow
Release Date: 04/11/2013

Video showing a 10 µm × 1 µm fluorescently labeled rod being controlled using a combination of electric fields and fluid flow to travel along the … more

NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Featured on National Public Radio Affiliate WAMU
Release Date: 04/03/2013

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) was featured on the Friday, March 22 edition of Metro Connection , a weekly radio … more

Nanoscale Edge Variations Observed with Record-breaking Resolution in Magnetic Nanodevices
Release Date: 03/27/2013

Ferromagnetic resonance force microscopy image of the precession of an edge mode in a 500 nm diameter permalloy disk.  The disk appears as a blue … more

CNST Director Robert Celotta Featured in European Innovation Publication
Release Date: 03/20/2013

Robert Celotta, Director, NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology.  Robert Celotta, Director of the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and … more

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