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Avoiding the Crack of Doom

Just as a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step, the deformations and fractures that cause catastrophic failure in materials begin with a few

Uncrunching the Frequency Spectrum

The squeeze is here, and the crunch is coming. Soon. Explosive demand for high-speed wireless communication is placing growing pressure on the limited frequency

Doing the Nano-Shimmy

Imagine a single particle, only one-tenth the diameter of a bacterium, whose miniscule jiggles induce sustained vibrations in an entire mechanical device some

Supercomputing: Probing the Future

NIST scientists have developed a novel automated probe system for evaluating the performance of computer components designed to run 100 times faster than today