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Now You See It: Electromagnetically Induced Transparency in a Silicon Nitride Optomechanical Crystal
Release Date: 04/09/2014

Researchers from the  NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have observed electromagnetically induced transparency at room … more

A Frequency Conversion Interface to the Telecommunications Band Using Nanophotonics
Release Date: 12/17/2013

As shown in the schematic, in frequency downconversion, an input signal at 980 nm is frequency shifted to the 1550 nm wavelength band through the … more

Photons Emitted by Quantum Dots Can be Made Indistinguishable Through Quantum Frequency Conversion
Release Date: 12/19/2012

The quantum frequency conversion system uses two pump lasers whose frequency difference is matched to the difference between the two input photon … more

New Platform Developed to Measure and Exploit Optomechanical Interactions
Release Date: 12/12/2012

A pair of nanobeams is held side-by-side and separated by a nanoscale gap, with one beam supporting a mechanical mode, and the other supporting a … more

NIST Shows New Device Could Improve Fiber-Optic Quantum Data Transmission
Release Date: 08/08/2012

Tests performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) show that a new method for splitting photon beams could overcome a … more

Guidance on Wireless Local Area Network Security is Close at Hand
Release Date: 03/06/2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released in final form a guide to enhanced security for wireless local area networks … more

NIST Contributions to Smart Grid Highlighted in White House Report, Event
Release Date: 06/13/2011

A new White House policy document released today* highlights strategic roles that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plays … more

Smart Grid Panel Agrees on Standards for Wireless Communication, Meter Upgrades
Release Date: 04/26/2011

The governing board of the Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP) has voted in favor of a new standard and a set of guidelines important for … more

Updated Recommendations for Protecting Wireless, Remote Access Data
Release Date: 02/24/2009

Telecommuting has freed many to work far from the confines of the office via laptop, but the price of working while sipping a latte at that sunny … more

2006 Machine Translation Evaluation Results Posted
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted at www.nist.gov/speech/tests/mt the results of the NIST 2006 Machine … more

Silver Medal Awarded to Developers of Bran
Release Date: 09/13/2000

Seven current and former members of the U.S. Department of Commerce's Boulder Laboratories shared in a Silver Medal award from the Department for … more

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