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Sensor Science Division* Highlights

August 2013:
LEDs get a life sentence
July 2013:
New NIST standard reference material to help calibrate hospital CAT scanners

Making the case for history
May 2013:
In natural gas pipelines, NIST goes with the flow

Chojnacky recognized for her work on vaccine storage
April 2013:
Seeing the oceans in their true colors
January 2013:
Solid state lighting program produces solid benefits

Ultraviolet water treatment
December 2012:
NIST quality system for measurement services gains recognition within the Interamerican Metrology System (SIM)
August 2012:
PML goes to Mars: Far-out thermal calibration
June 2012:
NIST effort could improve high-tech medical scanners

NIST launches new website to educate industry about alternatives to mercury thermometers
May 2012:
New point for dew point

New vacuum calibration system: Better, faster, and cheaper

Beaming up on the way to space

Petroleum volume: Getting calibrations in the can
April 2012:
Hyperspectral imaging: Shedding new light on wound healing
December 2011:
UV lithography: Taking extreme measures
November 2011:
PML workshop leads to safer flow calibrations
October 2011:
New alternative material for reflectance standards

Traveling SIRCUS tests satellite sensors

NIST gets HIP: A new method for testing optical imaging sensors
May 2011:
The secret behind NIST's new gas detector? Chirp before sniffing
April 2011:
PML's Davis highlighted in WaPo's Fed Faces
March 2011:
Bridging data gaps in climate change monitoring

Calibration of the NIST Advanced Radiometer
February 2011:
End of an era: NIST to cease calibrating mercury thermometers
January 2011:
NIST advances single photon management for quantum computers

NIST telescope calibration may help explain mystery of universe's expansion
December 2010:
System-level calibration of VIIRS
September 2010:
NIST 'Vision science facility' aims for lighting revolution

The perfect nanocube: Precise control of size, shape, and composition

Measurement validation for ocean color
July 2010:
DOE manager bolsters NIST Color Quality Scale
June 2010:
Brown recognized for accomplishments in optical remote sensing

Workshop on homeland security standards
May 2010:
Medical imaging collaboration produces prize-winning paper

Jacox recognized for lifelong contributions to molecular spectroscopy
April 2010:
To improve lung cancer diagnosis, good medicine is a polymer pill

Intercomparison activities support global land observations
March 2010:
NIST, NASA launch joint effort to develop new climate satellites
February 2010:
Plusquellic selected as APS Fellow
January 2010:
Workshop on mitigating data gaps in monitoring climate change

Archived Highlights

Sensor Science Division Highlights 2008-2009


*Formerly known as Optical Technology Division


PML technician Sherry Sheckels uses a flashlight and magnification loupe to take exact water-level measurements on a stainless steel container.


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