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Projects/Programs

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Automotive Lightweighting

Our objective is to develop the measurement methodology, standards and analysis necessary for the US auto industry and base metal suppliers to transition from a

Charpy Machine Verification Program

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CUSTOMERS OF THE CHARPY MACHINE VERIFICATION PROGRAM * UPDATE August 24, 2020 * The NIST Boulder campus has reopened in July 2020 on a

Fundamentals of Deformation

This project provides new measurement methods, property data and simulations for areas critical to US manufacturing, describing the mechanisms responsible for

Materials Testing in Hydrogen Gas

This project develops measurements, modeling, and science relevant to the effect of hydrogen on materials. Mechanical measurements focus on the fatigue and

Performance Under Extreme Conditions

This project provides property data, new metrology and contributes to standard test method development for materials systems subject to extreme mechanical and

Pipeline Safety

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest is the testing

Polymer Membranes

Membranes and membrane technology are key to the nation’s water and energy security. Polymer-based membranes already play a significant role in fields such as

Reactivity of Nanoparticle Catalysts

Transition metal nanoparticle catalysts show great promise as the key enabling breakthrough for the realization of efficient and economical fuel cells. These

Renewable Energy and Fuels

Energy is one of the most critical problems facing the United States, with technical, economic, and public policy aspects. Our group develops state-of-the-art

Xray Stress Measurement

Using X-ray diffraction techniques one can measure the full stress tensor just inside the surface of a sheet metal specimen under applied load. For experiments