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Two NIST Researchers Honored with Flemming Awards
Release Date: 06/09/2014

Two researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are among 12 federal employees being honored today* as recipients of … more

Rush a Light Wave and You'll Break Its Data, say Scientists
Release Date: 05/29/2014

Quantum information can't break the cosmic speed limit, according to researchers* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

Novel NIST Laser System Mimics Sunlight to Test Solar Cell Efficiency
Release Date: 05/28/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a laser-based instrument that generates artificial … more

GaN Nanowires as AFM Tips
Release Date: 05/22/2014

A single GaN nanowire is removed from a "forest" of wires grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Click on the image for an enlargement showing the … more

Thermal Conductivity of MoS2
Release Date: 05/21/2014

Angela Hight Walker of PML’s Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division and colleagues have succeeded in measuring a previously unknown but … more

Don't Blink! NIST Studies Why Quantum Dots Suffer from 'Fluorescence Intermittency'
Release Date: 05/20/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), working in collaboration with the Naval Research Laboratory, have found … more

JILA Study Finds Crowding Has Big Effects on Biomolecules
Release Date: 05/20/2014

Crowding has notoriously negative effects at large size scales, blamed for everything from human disease and depression to community resource … more

NIST Chip Produces and Detects Specialized Gas for Biomedical Analysis
Release Date: 05/20/2014

A chip-scale device that both produces and detects a specialized gas used in biomedical analysis and medical imaging has been built and … more

High Performance SPADs
Release Date: 05/16/2014

Alessandro Restelli demonstrates the new detector control system. By employing a technique analogous to the operation of noise-canceling … more

Nanotube-Infused Clothing May Protect Against Chemical Weapons
Release Date: 05/06/2014

Nerve agents are among the world's most feared chemical weapons, but scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have … more

Excimer Neutron Detection
Release Date: 04/15/2014

In a truly scintillating set of experiments, scientists at NIST and the University of Maryland have demonstrated that a process called excimer* … more

Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal
Release Date: 04/09/2014

Researchers from the  NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have observed electromagnetically induced transparency at room … more

Take F2: NIST's Latest, Most Accurate Time Standard Debuts
Release Date: 04/08/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launched a new atomic clock, called NIST-F2, to serve as a new U.S. … more

NIST Launches a New U.S. Time Standard: NIST-F2 Atomic Clock
Release Date: 04/03/2014

NIST-F2 Atomic Clock News Briefing: Opening Statement by Tom O’Brian, Chief, Time and Frequency Division Opening Statement by Steve Jefferts, NIST … more

NIST Gives Astronomers a Better Ruler in the Search for Extrasolar Planets
Release Date: 03/26/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have rejuvenated a technique for finding planets near distant stars.* New … more

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