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Next generation networks

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

5G/6G Core Networks and Services

Ongoing
This program aims to advance networking and measurement sciences and promote consensus standards and best practices for the evolution from 5G to 6G, focusing on

Quantum Optical Networks

Ongoing
This program develops new measurement techniques, tests and performance procedures, standards, and best practices to enable industry and government to gain

USGv6 Program

Ongoing
NIST is Working with other USG agencies and industry to develop and maintain the standards, test program, deployment guidance and test and measurement tools

Publications

N-DISE: NDN-Based Data Distribution for Large-Scale Data-Intensive Science

Author(s)
Edmund Yeh, Harvey Newman, Lixia Zhang, Jason Cong, Susmit Shannigrahi, Yuanhao Wu, Catalin Iordache, Volkan Mutlu, Sankalpa Timilsina, Sichen Song, Michael Lo, Ran Liu, Chengyu Fan, Raimondas Sirvinskas, Justas Balcas, Yuezhou Liu, Davide Pesavento, Junxiao Shi, Lotfi Benmohamed
To meet unprecedented challenges faced by the world's largest data- and network-intensive science programs, we design and implement a new, highly efficient and

Software

NIST RPKI Deployment Monitor

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The NIST RPKI Monitor is a test and measurement tool designed to monitor the dynamics of the global Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) and the impact of

New Radio Sidelink Simulator

5G New Radio Sidelink Link-Level Simulator is developed to accelerate the study of 5G New Radio (NR) sidelink (SL). It closely follows the Third Generation