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Metrology

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NIST's metrology research focuses on advancing measurement science to enhance economic security and improve quality of life.

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Quantum Transport Measurements

We are developing the foundational knowledge and measurement infrastructure that will facilitate the use of solid state systems with emergent quantum properties

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Film crew films a pair NIST researchers operating the NIST Kibble balance

‘The Last Artifact’ Brings Metrology to TV

Remember that documentary you saw thatfinallyexplained metrology and why measurements are critical to practically every aspect of modern life? Yeah, neither do I. Probably because that documentary doesn’t exist … Or does it? The Last Artifact, a new one-hour film that PBS stations are planning to broadcast starting this month, aims to fill that cinematic void by bringing metrology to the people
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Latest Values of Fundamental Constants Published

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NIST-Led Study Finds Variations in Quantitative MRI Scanners’ Measurements

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Commerce Building Now Part of NOAA, NIST Weather and Greenhouse Gas Tracking Network

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