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Analytical chemistry

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

NCNR DAC and CCUS efforts

Ongoing
Overview Capture of carbon dioxide from the air (direct air capture; DAC) combined with energy efficiency and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS)

Publications

Methods for the SI Value Assignment of the Purity of Organic Compounds (IUPAC Technical Report)

Author(s)
David L. Duewer, Katrice Lippa, Brian Lang, Blaza Toman, Michael Nelson, Kenneth W. Pratt, Steven Westwood, Yoshitaka Yoshitaka Shimuzu, Takeshi Saito, Beatrice Lalerle, Xinhua Dai, Stephen Davies, Marina Ricci, Annarita Baldan, Stefan Sarge, Haifeng Wang, Ralf D. Josephs, Michal Mariassy, Dietmar Pfieffer, John Warren, Wolfram Bremser, Stephen L.R. Ellison, Ting Huang, Ales Fajgelj, Lindsey Mackay, Robert Wielgosz
Metrological traceability to the SI of the result of an analysis for an organic compound is achieved through a calibration hierarchy anchored in a primary

Field-Deployable Devices

Author(s)
Thomas P. Forbes, Raychelle Burks
Reductions in instrument size, weight, and power continue to facilitate the development and application of field-deployable devices for investigative purposes

Cannabis Quality Assurance Program: Exercise 2 Toxic Elements Final Report

Author(s)
Chuck Barber, Colleen E. Bryan Sallee, Carolyn Burdette, Shaun Kotoski, Melissa M. Phillips, Walter Brent Wilson, Laura Wood
In 2020, NIST launched CannaQAP to improve the comparability of the analytical measurements of cannabis and cannabis-derived products in forensic and cannabis

Software

NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator Software

The NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator is a program written in Visual Basic which calculates the mass of an input peptide or protein sequence along with m/z ions

NIST DTSA-II

NIST DTSA-II builds on the best available algorithms in the literature to simulate, quantify and plan energy dispersive x-ray analysis measurements.

JB95 Spectral fitting program

A graphical user interface program, JB95, based on a Windows 95© API platform has been written in the C programming language to aid in the analysis of complex

Tools and Instruments

Focused Ion Beam (Helios 660)

The Helios 660 NanoLab(HNL660) is a Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope equipped with spectroscopic detectors to allow elemental and phase

Focused Ion Beam

The Nova NanoLab 600 (NNL600) is a Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope equipped with spectroscopic detectors to allow elemental and phase measurements

X-Ray Diffractometer

The Bruker D8 defractometer is a general purpose X-ray diffraction system. The instrument features easy reconfiguration of the X-ray optics for a variety of

Awards

David Long Honored with PECASE

For outstanding contributions to the fields of trace gas analysis, the carbon cycle, atmospheric studies and pollution monitoring through