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NIST Microanalysis Technique Makes the Most of Small Nanoparticle Samples
Release Date: 02/24/2014

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have demonstrated that they … more

CNST Deputy Director Lloyd Whitman Serving as Interim Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Release Date: 02/12/2014

Lloyd Whitman, Deputy Director of the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, has been detailed to serve as the Interim Director of the … more

Researchers Develop Framework for Understanding Current-Switched Magnetic Devices
Release Date: 02/05/2014

An international collaboration led by researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) has made significant progress … more

31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013
Release Date: 12/17/2013

Milestones on the way to quantum computing. A landmark study of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes. Publication of a draft … more

A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics
Release Date: 12/17/2013

As shown in the schematic, in frequency downconversion, an input signal at 980 nm is frequency shifted to the 1550 nm wavelength band through the … more

Steve Blankenship Wins AVS George T. Hanyo Award for Outstanding Performance in Technical Support of Research
Release Date: 12/16/2013

Steve Blankenship holds the Hanyo award certificate at the 2013 AVS International Symposium and Exhibition. Left to right: John Russell, Jr. … more

Characterizing Solar Cells with Nanoscale Precision Using a Low-Energy Electron Beam
Release Date: 12/04/2013

Electron beam induced current (red) superimposed on a scanning electron micrograph (gray). Bright contrast in the vicinity of grain boundaries more

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Develops and Deploys New NanoFab Management Software
Release Date: 11/18/2013

NEMO's tool reservation calendar allows onsite NanoFab users to make and change reservations with a simple click-and-drag.     The Center for … more

CNST Releases the Fall 2013 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 11/14/2013

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the Fall 2013 edition of The CNST News . This … more

Researchers from U.S. and Korea Collaborate on Graphene Research
Release Date: 11/07/2013

Thermopower image of epitaxial graphene. The three distinct indexed regions correspond to (l) monolayer graphene, (ll) bilayer graphene, and (lll) … more

Perfect Faults: A Self-Correcting Crystal May Unleash the Next Generation of Advanced Communications
Release Date: 11/05/2013

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have joined with an international team to engineer and measure a … more

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Launches Updated NanoFab Website
Release Date: 10/28/2013

The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST), NIST’s nanotechnology user facility, is pleased to announce a major update to the NanoFab … more

The Reins of Casimir: Engineered Nanostructures Could Offer Way to Control Quantum Effect ... Once a Mystery Is Solved
Release Date: 10/22/2013

You might think that a pair of parallel plates hanging motionless in a vacuum just a fraction of a micrometer away from each other would be like … more

NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Researchers Introduce Blind Students to Nanoscale Science
Release Date: 09/19/2013

Physicists Kevin Twedt (left), who is visually impaired, and Vladimir Aksyuk (right) led a two day educational program to introduce a group of … more

Using FS-ST-FMR for MRAM Research
Release Date: 08/05/2013

Eric Evarts demonstrates the instrument used to take field-swept, spin-torque FMR measurements on devices or films. Click on image for enlarged … more

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