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NIST Contributes to Discovery of Novel Quantum Spin-Liquid
Release Date: 05/07/2012

Gaithersburg, Md.—An international team of researchers including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

Teaching the Next Generation of Scientists: PML Reaches out at USA Science and Engineering Festival
Release Date: 05/07/2012

Vincent Lee prepares a demonstration for visiting students. For the second consecutive year, PML played a major role in NIST’s contributions to … more

First Light: NIST Researchers Develop New Way to Generate Superluminal Pulses
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a novel way of producing light pulses that are … more

Fabrication Method Can Affect the Use of Block Copolymer Thin Films
Release Date: 05/02/2012

A new study by a team including scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) indicates that thin polymer films can … more

Light Touch Keeps a Grip on Delicate Nanoparticles
Release Date: 05/02/2012

Using a refined technique for trapping and manipulating nanoparticles, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

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

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