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Projects/Programs

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AC-DC Difference

The NIST ac-dc Difference Project provides U.S. industry with the essential link between ac and the corresponding dc electrical standards via a world-class

Advanced High Frequency Devices

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at high

Advanced Materials Metrology

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the interaction of

Advanced Microwave Photonics

Research on quantum information (QI) seeks to control and exploit exotic properties of quantum mechanics, and researchers are already generating "unbreakable"

Amplifiers

To process quantum information it is important to have amplifiers with wide bandwidth, high dynamic range, and low noise.

Electronic Kilogram

This project provides the basis for a new definition of mass, based on unchanging quantum properties of nature rather than a physical artifact. This is

Fabrication

The application of modern micro- and nanofabrication techniques to superconducting and cryogenic electronics is enabling new capabilities and applications.

Farad and Impedance Metrology

This project aims to provide the world's best basis for accurate impedance measurements by tying the U.S. legal system of electrical units to the International

Hierarchical Materials

The STG conducts and performs research on advanced hierarchical nanocomposites used for protection, infrastructure, health monitoring, and self-healing

High-Speed Electronics

This project supports the microwave, telecommunications, computing, and emerging nanoelectronics industries through research and development of high-frequency

Metrology of the Ohm

Resistance standards traceable to NIST provide references for measurements of current at levels from 3000 A to below 20 fA and are used to support a wide

Nanoelectromagnetics

The core activities in this program are the development and application of metrology for quantitative characterization of hetero-structured materials and

Quantum Conductance

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials are running

Quantum Voltage Project

Developing Josephson Voltage Standard systems in order to improve the accuracy of both ac and dc voltage measurements. Both liquid-helium based systems and

Thermal Noise Metrology

This project develops methods for very accurate measurements of thermal noise and provides support for such measurements in the communications and electronics