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New Wave: Spin Soliton Could Be a Hit in Cell Phone Communication
Release Date: 09/14/2010

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found theoretical evidence* of a new way to generate the … more

NIST Detector Counts Photons With 99 Percent Efficiency
Release Date: 04/13/2010

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed* the world's most efficient single photon detector, which … more

Call Forwarding: New NIST Procedure Could Speed Cell Phone Testing
Release Date: 03/02/2010

By accurately re-creating the jumbled wireless signal environment of a city business district in a special indoor test facility, researchers at … more

Demonstration Network Planned for Public Safety 700 MHz Broadband
Release Date: 12/15/2009

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) have announced … more

New Publication Offers Security Tips for WiMAX Networks
Release Date: 10/06/2009

Government agencies and other organizations planning to use WiMAX -- Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access -- networks can get technical … more

Vegas ‘Quantum Spookshow’ Demos On-the-Fly Encryption of Streaming Video
Release Date: 08/06/2008

Las Vegas shows often are on the cutting edge. Following this tradition, researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

NIST Finds ‘Metafilms’ Can Shrink Radio, Radar Devices
Release Date: 03/18/2008

Recent research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has demonstrated that thin films made of “metamaterials”—manmade … more

Small, Low-noise Oscillator May Help in Surveillance
Release Date: 09/14/2006

A new design for a microwave oscillator that is smaller, simpler, and produces clearer signals at a single frequency than comparable devices has … more

Stress Management: X-Rays Reveal Si Thin-Film Defects
Release Date: 07/06/2006

X-ray topographs of three different strata of a strained-silicon wafer show close correspondence in defects from the base silicon layer (top) … more

Evaluation Gauges Results from Machine Translation
Release Date: 08/26/2005

The National Institute of Stanards and Technology has posted at the results of the NIST 2005 Machine Translation … more

NIST Photon Detectors Have Record Efficiency
Release Date: 06/02/2005

Sensors that detect and count single photons, the smallest quantities of light, with 88 percent efficiency have been demonstrated by physicists at … 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

NIST/Lucent Team Develops Method for Ultraprecise
Release Date: 04/27/2000

Researchers from the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology and Bell Laboratories of Lucent Technologies have teamed … more

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