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NIST Time Measurement and Analysis Service (TMAS)
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2015

The NIST Time Measurement and Analysis Service (TMAS) was designed to assist laboratories that maintain an accurate local time standard. The … more

NIST Frequency Measurement and Analysis Service (FMAS)
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2015

The NIST Frequency Measurement and Analysis Service (FMAS) makes it easy to measure and calibrate any quartz, rubidium, cesium, or hydrogen maser … more

NIST Standard Reference Simulation Website
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2015

The Standard Reference Simulation Website is an ongoing project whose aim is to provide well-documented simulation results for a variety of … more

Nano-Structured Optics and Optical Surface Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2015

Aspheric, free-form, and nano-structured surfaces are indispensable in high-performance optical systems. The ability to accurately manufacture … more

Building the next generation reference reflectometer
Last Updated Date: 04/10/2015

ROSI (Robotic Optical Scatter Instrument) is a new facility for measuring reflectance and scattering of materials in the ultraviolet to short-wave … more

Absolute Ag108 Characterization Based on Gamma-Gamma Coincident Detection by Two Nai (TI) Detectors
Last Updated Date: 04/02/2015

A two-dimensional analysis of three coincident gamma-rays in 108 Ag m decay, detected by two NaI(Tl) scintillation detectors, allows a direct … more

Applications of Diagnostic X-ray Spectrometers
Last Updated Date: 04/02/2015

The Dosimetry Group designs, fabricates, and calibrates bent-crystal optics and diagnostic spectrometers for customers around the world. more

Quantum information technology and correlated photon radiometry
Last Updated Date: 04/01/2015

We develop methods and devices to further radiometric techniques and quantum information technology. This includes developing and characterizing … more

Spectroscopy of Engineered Atoms
Last Updated Date: 04/01/2015

Experiments with atomic systems designed to have features more favorable for improved measurements of atomic properties and constants of nature. more

Quantum Information and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2015

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 03/30/2015

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

Molecular Imaging
Last Updated Date: 03/30/2015

Biophotonics is at the intersection of photonics and biology where light is used to image, detect, and manipulate biological materials. This … more

Primary optical watt radiometer (POWR)
Last Updated Date: 03/30/2015

The Sensor Science Division of NIST realizes and maintains the unit of optical power (watt) with the NIST reference cryogenic radiometer, Primary … more

Lunar spectral irradiance and radiance (LUSI)
Last Updated Date: 03/30/2015

LUnar Spectral Irradiance and radiance (LUSI) is a proposed suite of instruments to radiometrically characterize the Moon for use as an on-orbit … more

Use of a laser-driven plasma source in ultraviolet-detector calibrations
Last Updated Date: 03/25/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology operates two spectral comparator facilities, both of which are used to provide detector … more

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