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SI Prefix Progress

In December 2022, the BIPM SI Brochure (9th Edition, December 2022, V2.01) was published to include the four new International System of Units (SI) prefixes

Reliable Flow for Chip Makers

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have begun an ambitious project to attack a vexing problem in the semiconductor

Measuring Sunlight from Space, on a Chip

For 40 years, people have used space-based sensors to measure the amount of light coming from the Sun, which gives scientists insight into climate change on

Showcasing Innovative NIST Technologies

The Technology Partnerships Office (TPO) recently hosted the NIST Innovative Technologies Showcase. It was a virtual event to highlight cutting-edge

Hooked on Photonics? Math to the Rescue

Photonic thermometers – which measure temperature using light – have been around in optical fiber form for decades. These devices, called fiber Bragg gratings