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Quality Portal - Overview
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) helps ensure that U.S. organizations (and their products and services) achieve the highest levels of quality through efforts including the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP), the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), calibration services, the production of reference materials and data, and by maintaining and transmitting accurate measurements to state agencies and industry.
Programs and Projects
Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more
Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more
Remote Sensing Methods for Imaging Dose to Water
Calorimetry based upon remote sensing of the temperature field in an irradiated volume would offer distinct advantages over the present approach, … more
National Air-Kerma Standard for Electronic Brachytherapy
The Dosimetry Group has developed a new facility for the calibration of the Xoft miniature x-ray source, which provides low-energy x-rays (< 50 … more
Compatibility Assessment and Bias Estimation for Standard Reference Materials
NIST produces a number of food-matrix Standard Reference Materials. A problem that frequently occurs in their analysis is one of assessing … more
Quantifying Uncertainty in Accelerometer Sensitivity Studies
To compare the sensitivity of linear accelerometers. more
NIST Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program Winter 2015 Comparability Studies: Results for Round Robin LXXVII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum and Round Robin 42 Ascorbic Acid in Human Serum
NIST Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program Summer 2015 Comparability Studies: Results for Round Robin LXXVIII Fat-Soluble Vitamins and Carotenoids in Human Serum and Round Robin 43 Ascorbic Acid in Human Serum
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