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NIST/JQI Team 'Gets the Edge' on Photon Transport in Silicon
Release Date: 10/22/2013

Scientists have a new way to edge around a difficult problem in quantum physics, now that a research team from the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Carbon Nanotube Chips Go Ballooning for Climate Science
Release Date: 10/22/2013

A huge plastic balloon floated high in the skies over New Mexico on Sept. 29, 2013, carrying instruments to collect climate-related test data with … more

NIST Physicists 'Entangle' Microscopic Drum's Beat with Electrical Signals
Release Date: 10/22/2013

Extending evidence of quantum behavior farther into the large-scale world of everyday life, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST PJVS to BIPM
Release Date: 10/17/2013

Stephane Solve (left) and Sam Benz test the new quantum voltage standard at BIPM's voltage calibration laboratory. Photo: BIPM. A PML team has … more

NIST Unveils Prototype Video Imaging System for Remote Detection of Hidden Threats
Release Date: 09/30/2013

By adapting superconducting technology used in advanced telescope cameras, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

CU-Boulder and NIST Joint Institute Physicist Ana Maria Rey Wins 2013 MacArthur Fellowship
Release Date: 09/25/2013

Additional Contact: Malinda Miller-Huey, CU spokesperson, 303-492-3115 Ana Maria Rey, a theoretical physicist and a fellow of JILA, a joint … more

Beyond Quantum Simulation: JILA Physicists Create 'Crystal' of Spin-swapping Ultracold Gas Molecules
Release Date: 09/18/2013

Physicists at JILA have created a crystal-like arrangement of ultracold gas molecules that can swap quantum "spin" properties with nearby and … more

NIST Ytterbium Atomic Clocks Set Record for Stability
Release Date: 08/22/2013

A pair of experimental atomic clocks based on ytterbium atoms at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has set a new record … more

Spraying Mosquitoes . . . with Gamma Rays
Release Date: 08/16/2013

A paper cup served as an early irradiation enclosure. PML researchers placed dosimeters at various points in the enclosure and also monitored … more

JILA Researchers Discover Atomic Clock Can Simulate Quantum Magnetism
Release Date: 08/08/2013

Researchers at JILA have for the first time used an atomic clock as a quantum simulator, mimicking the behavior of a different, more complex … more

Using FS-ST-FMR for MRAM Research
Release Date: 08/05/2013

Eric Evarts demonstrates the instrument used to take field-swept, spin-torque FMR measurements on devices or films. Click on image for enlarged … more

New NIST Standard Reference Material to Help Calibrate Hospital CAT Scanners
Release Date: 07/23/2013

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new standard reference material (SRM), the first such … more

NIST Shows How to Make a Compact Frequency Comb in Minutes
Release Date: 07/11/2013

Laser frequency combs—high-precision tools for measuring different colors of light in an ever-growing range of applications such as advanced … more

New Photon Detector for Advanced Communications Knows When to Not Know
Release Date: 06/26/2013

In some standardized tests, the graders add in a penalty factor for wrong answers to discourage students from randomly guessing. It turns out that … more

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