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Celebrating Superconductivity: NIST Debuts Online Museum of Quantum Voltage Standards
Release Date: 03/30/2011

Collage of images from NIST museum of voltage standards. Credit: NIST photos arranged by Kelly Talbott View hi-resolution image On April 8, 2011, … more

NIST’s Microscopic Drum Could Link Electromagnetic, Mechanical Motion at Quantum Level
Release Date: 03/15/2011

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated an electromechanical circuit in which microwaves … more

NIST Electromechanical Circuit Sets Record Beating Microscopic 'Drum'
Release Date: 03/09/2011

Device May Help Process Information and Measure Motion at Quantum Scale BOULDER, Colo.—Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Ships First Programmable AC/DC 10-Volt Standard
Release Date: 10/26/2010

Extending its 26-year tradition of innovative quantum voltage standards, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Develops 'Dimmer Switch' for Superconducting Quantum Computing
Release Date: 04/27/2010

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first "dimmer switch" for a superconducting circuit … more

NIST Team Demystifies Utility of Power Factor Correction Devices
Release Date: 12/15/2009

If you've seen an Internet ad for capacitor-type power factor correction devices, you might be led to believe that using one can save you money on … more

NIST Super-Sensors to Measure ‘Signature’ of Inflationary Universe
Release Date: 05/05/2009

What happened in the first trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Super-sensitive microwave detectors, built … more

NIST’s Novel ‘Noise Thermometry’ May Help Redefine International Unit of Temperature
Release Date: 06/10/2008

After seven years of work, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a system that relies on the “noise” … more

Road to AC Voltage Standard Leads to Important Junction
Release Date: 07/20/2006

After 10 years of research, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has unveiled the world's first precision instrument for … more

NIST Demonstrates Data ‘Repair Kit’ for Quantum Computers
Release Date: 12/01/2004

NIST physicists Dietrich Leibfried and David Wineland in the laboratory where they have developed a method for correcting data handling errors for … more

A Quantum Mechanical ‘Tune Up’ for Better Measurement
Release Date: 06/04/2004

By exploiting the weird quantum behavior of atoms, physicists at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

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