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Welcome to the public home page of the NIST Virtual Library (NVL), the portal to the services of the NIST Information Services Office (ISO). The links on this page provide access to publications and information services available to the public.
ISO preserves NIST History
From an instrument you could hold with one hand, to a gargantuan generator that filled an entire room, the National Bureau of Standards (now NIST), developed X-ray apparatus and standards which impacted medical treatment and research.
Learn more by exploring the X-ray Standards Photographic Collection.
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