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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.

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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

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