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Journal of Research (NIST JRES)

Disinfection of Respirators with Ultraviolet Radiation

Author(s)
Dianne L. Poster, Matthew Hardwick, C Cameron Miller, Michael A. Riley, W. W. Shanaka I. Rodrigo, Andras E. Vladar, John D. Wright, Christopher D. Zangmeister, Clarence Zarobila, Jeremy Starkweather, John Wynne, Jason Yilzarde
Data for interpreting virus inactivation on N95 face filtering respirators (FFRs) by ultraviolet (UV) radiation are important in developing UV strategies for

Calorimetry in Computed Tomography Beams

Author(s)
Huaiyu H. Chen-Mayer, Ronald Tosh, Fred B. Bateman, Paul Bergstrom, Brian E. Zimmerman
A portable calorimeter for direct realization of absorbed dose in medical computed tomography (CT) procedures was constructed and tested in a positron emission

Toward a New Primary Standardization of Radionuclide Massic Activity Using Microcalorimetry and Quantitative Milligram-Scale Samples

Author(s)
Ryan P. Fitzgerald, Bradley Alpert, Dan Becker, Denis E. Bergeron, Richard Essex, Kelsey Morgan, Svetlana Nour, Galen O'Neil, Dan Schmidt, Gordon A. Shaw, Daniel Swetz, R. Michael Verkouteren, Daikang Yan
We present a new paradigm for the primary standardization of radionuclide activity per mass of solution (Bq/g). Two key enabling capabilities are 4π decay

Development and Evaluation of Bluetooth Low-Energy Device for Electronic Encounter Metrics

Author(s)
Katy Keenan, Joe Aumentado, Harold Booth, Kimberly Briggman, Mikail Kraft-Molleda, Michele Martin, Rene Peralta, Angela Robinson, Krister Shalm, Michelle Stephens, Emily Townsend, Sae Woo Nam
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic led to the need for tracking of physical contacts and potential exposure to disease. Traditional contact

A Summary of Heat-Flux Sensor Calibration Data

Author(s)
A V. Murthy, Gerald T. Fraser, D P. DeWitt
This paper presents a statistical evaluation of the responsivity data on a number of heat-flux sensors, calibrated using an electrical substitution radiometer

Development of the Advanced Encryption Standard

Author(s)
Miles E. Smid, James Foti
Strong cryptographic algorithms are essential for the protection of stored and transmitted data throughout the world. This publication discusses the development