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Teams Gearing Up for Two NIST Robotic Competitions in Alaska
Release Date: 04/27/2010

The recruitment period is over. The competitors have been selected. Let the games begin! Photomicrograph shows Mag-µBot, the entry from … more

NIST, Maryland Researchers COMMAND a Better Class of Liposomes
Release Date: 04/27/2010

Pop a bubble while washing the dishes and you're likely to release a few drops of water trapped when the soapy sphere formed. A few years ago, … more

Paintable Electronics? NIST Studies Spray-On Manufacturing of Transistors
Release Date: 03/30/2010

A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found* that an organic semiconductor may be a … more

EEEL Sponsors INTEL VP’s Visit to NIST
Release Date: 03/23/2010

Dr. Michael C. Mayberry, Vice President of the Technology and Manufacturing Group and Director of Components Research at INTEL Corporation, … more

Deadline Extended for Entering NIST Microrobotics Challenge
Release Date: 12/15/2009

An article in the Oct. 20, 2009, issue of NIST Tech Beat , “Is Your Microrobot Up for the (NIST) Challenge?” , invited university and collegiate … more

NIST Calculations May Improve Temperature Measures for Microfluidics
Release Date: 09/08/2009

If you wanted to know if your child had a fever or be certain that the roast in the oven was thoroughly cooked, you would, of course, use a … more

Hankering for Molecular Electronics? Grab the New NIST Sandwich
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The flip-chip lamination method creates an ultra-smooth gold surface (left), which allows the organic molecules to form a thin yet even layer … more

Novel Temperature Calibration Improves NIST Microhotplate Technology
Release Date: 08/11/2009

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new calibration technique that will improve the … more

Memory with a Twist: NIST Develops a Flexible Memristor
Release Date: 06/02/2009

Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST Engineers Discover Fundamental Flaw in Transistor Noise Theory
Release Date: 05/20/2009

Pacemakers, like the implanted one shown in this image, are among the low-power devices that could be affected by new NIST findings about … more

Conference Offers Insight Into Exploration of Nano-sized Electronics
Release Date: 04/21/2009

New methods for exploring the behavior of the high-performance electronics materials and devices that will shape the future of the electronics … more

Conference to Focus on Anti-Counterfeiting, Consumer Protection
Release Date: 02/10/2009

Representatives from business and government agencies concerned with intellectual property rights, particularly those concerning electronic … more

Cracking a Tough Nut for the Semiconductor Industry
Release Date: 12/23/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method to measure the toughness—the resistance to … more

Neutron Researchers Discover Widely Sought Property in Magnetic Semiconductor
Release Date: 11/25/2008

Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated for the first time the existence of a key … more

NIST ‘Stress Tests’ Probe Nanoscale Strains in Materials
Release Date: 11/25/2008

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated their ability to measure relatively low levels of … more

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