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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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Programs and Projects
metRology for Microsoft Excel Software Project

The goal of the metRology for Microsoft Excel* software project is to provide a convenient user interface using Microsoft Excel for some of the … more

Hardness Standardization

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … 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

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

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