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Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo Gallery

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Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 1

Federal, state and local officials participating with the NIST director and deputy director in the dedication of the new NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory. Left to right, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Maryland Delegate Jennie Forehand, NIST Director/NSF Acting Director Arden Bement, U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology Phillip Bond, General Counsel and Deputy Secretary-Designate Theodore Kassinger, U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen, Science Adviser to the President John Marburger, and NIST Acting Director Hratch Semerjian.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 2

Senior representatives and officials participating in the dedication of the new NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory. William Calhoun (Executive Vice President, Clark Construction Group, Inc.), Merle Bachman (President, HDR Architecture), Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, Maryland Delegate Jennie Forehand, NIST Director/NSF Acting Arden Bement, U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan, Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology Phillip Bond, General Counsel and Deputy Secretary-Designate Theodore Kassinger, U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen, Science Adviser to the President John Marburger, and NIST Acting Director Hratch Semerjian.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 3

Nobel laureate and NIST fellow William Phillips (left) describes quantum computing research to (left to right front row) Maryland Delegate Jennie Forehand, Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz, NIST Director/NSF Acting Director Arden Bement, U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen, NIST Acting Director Hratch Semerjian, U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes, and members of their staffs.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 4

Nobel laureate and NIST fellow William Phillips (right) talks with General Counsel and Deputy Secretary-Designate Theodore Kassinger (left) and John Marburger, Science Adviser to the President at the dedication of the NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 5

Benjamin Wu, deputy undersecretary for technology talks with Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan at the NIST Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 6

Members of the Advanced Measurement Laboratory construction team representing NIST, HDR Architecture Inc., and the Clark Construction Group Inc. pose with NIST Acting Director Hratch Semerjian (center left) behind the dedication plaque for the new facility.

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 7

NIST Director/NSF Acting Director Arden Bement

Advanced Measurement Laboratory Dedication Photo 8

Science Adviser to the President John Marburger

Senator Sarbanes

U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes

Representative Van Hollen

U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen. The poster in the background shows the NIST logo created with individual cobalt atoms that were autonomously placed on a copper surface by a one-of-a-kind NIST instrument. The entire image is only 40 nanometers wide.