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Taking Measure

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Stephen Eckel

Stephen Eckel

Stephen Eckel is a physicist in the Sensor Science Division. His research focuses on using atoms, both at room temperature and ultracold, to probe thermodynamic quantities like pressure and temperature in calibration-free ways. He earned his Ph.D. at Yale University in 2012 and came to NIST as a postdoctoral researcher working with Bose-Einstein condensates. When not in the lab working with atoms and lasers, you will most likely find him tending to his garden or driving antique Stanley Steam cars.