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Hydrogen Storage Technology Patented
Release Date: 09/21/2015

Individual frames from time-resolved IR emission-measurement images for a magnesium-iron thin film in which 4 % of the atoms are iron, exposed to … more

Polarity of GaN Nanowires
Release Date: 09/21/2015

Scanning transmission electron microscopy annular dark field images images of a GaN film (left) and GaN nanowire (right) showing aligned columns … more

SPS Interns Get the NIST Experience
Release Date: 09/17/2015

  Front row: SPS interns Veronica Martinez-Vargas (left) and Teresa Turmanian. Back row: Robert Brown (left), CEO of the American Institute of … more

NIST Physicists Show ‘Molecules’ Made of Light May Be Possible
Release Date: 09/08/2015

It’s not lightsaber time, not yet. But a team including theoretical physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

NIST Method for Spotting Quantum Dots Could Help Make High-Performance Nanophotonic Devices
Release Date: 08/10/2015

Life may be as unpredictable as a box of chocolates, but ideally, you always know what you’re going to get from a quantum dot. A quantum dot … more

New Shellfish Reference Material Will Help Monitor Oceans’ Radioactive Contamination
Release Date: 08/04/2015

A new reference material that will help laboratories accurately measure radioactive contamination in seawater is now available from the National … more

Gaily Tread the [Quantum] Measure
Release Date: 07/28/2015

Since quantum theory has been known to borrow from the arts—Murray Gell-Mann famously named "quarks" after a line from James Joyce—it's only … more

NIST to Host First App Challenge to Improve Data Access
Release Date: 07/27/2015

Researchers looking for information on the properties of methane at high temperatures or the isotopic composition of an element know they can rely … more

NIST Shows Organic Solar Industry Something New Under the Sun
Release Date: 07/16/2015

Hunting for the best material from which to build organic solar cells can be like seeking the proverbial haystack needle, but now scientists at … more

The Incredible Shrinking ESR Machine
Release Date: 07/14/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have come up with a way to shrink a research instrument generally … more

NIST Seeks Comments on Plan to Simplify Access to Its Research Data and Publications
Release Date: 07/08/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) generate data and author publications that lead to advances in diverse … more

Four PML Scientists Honored
Release Date: 07/01/2015

In recent days, four scientists in the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

Ultra-stable JILA Microscopy Technique Tracks Tiny Objects for Hours
Release Date: 06/30/2015

JILA researchers have designed a microscope instrument so stable that it can accurately measure the 3D movement of individual molecules over many … more

Progress Report with Photos: Restoration of NIST’s Million-Pound Deadweight Machine
Release Date: 06/30/2015

A restored component of the million-pound deadw more

Today, Pause for a Second
Release Date: 06/30/2015

For the great majority of human history, the earth's rotation—the apparent motion of the sun and stars across the sky—kept time far more precisely … more

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