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21. Mapping the Local Photo-Electronic Properties of Polycrystalline Solar Cells through High Resolution Laser-Beam-Induced Current Microscopy
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Marina S. Leite, Maxim Abashin, Henri J Lezec, Anthony G Gianfrancesco, Albert A. Talin, Nikolai B Zhitenev
Abstract: To boost the efficiency of thin film polycrystalline solar cells that are microscopically inhomogeneous, it is imperative to understand how the grain cores (GCs) and grain boundaries (GBs) within these materials affect its overall electronic properti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914091

22. Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Layer-by-Layer Coatings With a Novel Trilayer Structure to Reduce Foam Flammability
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/29/2013
Authors: Rick D Davis, Yeon S. Kim, Amanda A Cain, Jaime C. Grunlan
Abstract: The research presented here is the first report of fabricating multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) based thin coatings on polyurethane foam (PUF) using Layer-by-Layer assembly, and using MWCNTs to reduce the flammability of PUF. The (440.6 ± 47.1) ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907032

23. Analyzing a Co-Polymer Aramid Fiber for Use in Soft Body Armor
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/25/2013
Authors: Walter G McDonough, Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A Heckert, Amanda Lattam Forster, Scott A Wight, Joy P Dunkers, Gale Antrus Holmes
Abstract: Since the well-publicized failure of body armor used by a police officer, it has become imperative that the long-term properties and performance of new fibers being considered for use be understood. The range of interest is from the molecular proper ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914414

24. Statistical Prediction of Sealant Modulus Change due to Outdoor Weathering
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/17/2013
Authors: Christopher C White, Kar T. Tan, Donald Lee Hunston, Adam L Pintar, James J Filliben
Abstract: Recently a statistically based model has been created to predict the change in modulus for a sealant exposed to outdoor weathering. The underlying high precision data supporting this model was obtained using the NIST SPHERE (Simulated Photo degrada ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913982

25. Validation Tests for the Congruent Matching Cells (CMC) Method Using Cartridge Cases Fired With Consecutively Manufactured Pistol Slides
Topic: Energy
Published: 10/17/2013
Authors: Wei Chu, Mingsi Tong, Jun-Feng Song
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed the NIST Ballistics Identification System (NBIS) based on three-dimensional (3D) topography measurements on correlation cells [1]. The Congruent Matching Cells (CMC) method is u ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913420

26. Effect of Concentration on R134a/Al2O3 Nanolubricant Mixture Boiling on a Reentrant Cavity Surface with Extensive Measurement and Analysis Details
Series: Technical Note (NIST TN)
Report Number: 1813
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/25/2013
Author: Mark A Kedzierski
Abstract: This paper quantifies the influence of Al2O3 nanoparticles on the pool boiling performance of R134a/polyolester mixtures on a Turbo-BII-HP boiling surface. Nanolubricants with 10 nm diameter Al2O3 nanoparticles of various volume fractions (1.6 %, 2. ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914469

27. Improvements to the Johnson Noise Thermometry System for Measurements at 505 ‹ 800 K
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/12/2013
Authors: Weston Leo Tew, Kazuaki Yamazawa, Samuel Paul Benz, Alessio Pollarolo, Horst Rogalla, Paul David Dresselhaus
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is currently using Johnson noise thermometry (JNT) to determine the deviations of the International Temperature Scale of 1990 (ITS-90) from the thermodynamic temperature in the range of 505‹93 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911459

28. Development of a Quantum-Voltage-Calibrated Noise Thermometer at NIM
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/11/2013
Authors: Jifeng Qu, Samuel Paul Benz, Jianqiang Zhang, Horst Rogalla, Yang Fu, Alessio Pollarolo, Jintao Zhang
Abstract: A quantum-voltage-calibrated Johnson-noise thermometer was developed at NIM, which measures the Boltzmann constant k through comparing the thermal noise across a 100  sense resistor at the temperature of the triple point water to the comb-lik ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910779

29. Johnson-noise thermometry based on a quantized-voltage noise source at NIST
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/11/2013
Authors: Alessio Pollarolo, Tae H. Jeong, Samuel Paul Benz, Paul David Dresselhaus, Horst Rogalla, Weston Leo Tew
Abstract: Johnson Noise Thermometry is an electronic approach to measuring temperature. For several years, NIST has been developing a switching-correlator-type Johnson-noise thermometer that uses a quantized voltage noise source as an accurate voltage referenc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910730

30. Time-resolved surface infrared spectroscopy during atomic layer deposition
Topic: Energy
Published: 9/10/2013
Authors: Brent A Sperling, John J. Hoang, William Andrew Kimes, James E Maslar
Abstract: This work presents a novel method for obtaining surface infrared spectra with sub-second time resolution during atomic layer deposition (ALD). Using a rapid-scan Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectrometer, we obtain a series of interferograms ( ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912740



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