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NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator with Hundreds of Qubits
Release Date: 04/25/2012

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a quantum simulator that can engineer interactions among … more

NIST Mini-sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain
Release Date: 04/19/2012

A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed an important research … more

Two New Advanced Laboratories Open at NIST Boulder and JILA
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Two new advanced laboratory buildings for high-precision science and measurements have officially opened in Boulder, Colo., providing upgraded … more

JILA Superradiant Laser Is 'A New Way of Lasing'
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel "superradiant" laser that works on a subtly different principle than ordinary lasers. In principle, … more

New laboratories for world-renowned science
Release Date: 04/11/2012

JILA , a joint institute of the University of Colorado Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology that has produced three … more

New Detector Design Improves Gamma-rays Measurements
Release Date: 04/06/2012

The newly designed ionization chambers, in two sizes.   In the pursuit of precision measurements, nothing is simple, even when the apparatus … more

JILA Team Demonstrates 'A New Way of Lasing': A 'Superradiant' Laser
Release Date: 04/04/2012

BOULDER, Colo. – Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a novel “superradiant” laser design, which has the potential to be 100 to 1,000 times more … more

NIST/CU 'Star Comb' Joins Quest for Earthlike Planets
Release Date: 03/06/2012

If there is life on other planets, a laser frequency comb developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) may help find it. … more

NIST Measurements May Help Optimize Organic Solar Cells
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Organic solar cells may be a step closer to market because of measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … more

Unusual 'Collapsing' Iron Superconductor Sets Record for Its Class
Release Date: 02/07/2012

A team from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland has found an iron-based superconductor that … more

Progress and Promise in DIAL LIDAR
Release Date: 02/06/2012

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New Colors: JILA Scientists Confirm First 'Frequency Comb' to Probe Ultraviolet Wavelengths
Release Date: 02/01/2012

Physicists at JILA have created the first “frequency comb” in the extreme ultraviolet band of the spectrum, high-energy light less than 100 … more

Prototype NIST Device Measures Absolute Optical Power in Fiber at Nanowatt Levels
Release Date: 12/20/2011

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a prototype device capable of absolute measurements of … more

UV Lithography: Going to Extremes
Release Date: 12/09/2011

Contamination forms on a clean multi-layer surface (top) when EUV photons react (middle) with gases, resulting in carbonaceous deposits (bottom). … more

Atoms Dressed with Light Show New Interactions, Could Reveal Way to Observe Enigmatic Particle
Release Date: 12/08/2011

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to manipulate atoms’ internal states with lasers that … more

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