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Journal of Research of NIST

The Journal of Research of NIST reports NIST research and development in metrology and related fields of physical science, engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, biotechnology, information technology.

The Journal of Research of NIST publishes peer-reviewed research articles, in addition to dataset and software articles, tutorials, and tech transfer briefs. Articles are indexed by all major indexing services, including Web of Science and Scopus.

Instructions for Authors

Manuscripts are accepted by email from NIST staff only. Instructions for authors are available on the NIST internal site

Volume 125 (2020)

ISSN: 2165-7254


Improvised Long Test Lengths via Stitching Scale Bar Method: Interim Testing of Laser Trackers
Vincent D. Lee, Daniel Sawyer, and Bala Muralikrishnan
Published May 28, 2020

Improvised Long Test Lengths via Stitching Scale Bar Method: Performance Evaluation of Terrestrial Laser Scanners per ASTM E3125-17
Shendong Shi, Bala Muralikrishnan, Vincent Lee, Daniel Sawyer, Octavio Icasio-Hernández
Published May 28, 2020

A Concept for Three-Dimensional Particle Metrology Based on Scanning Electron Microscopy and Structure-from-Motion Photogrammetry
Vipin N. Tondare
Published April 29, 2020

Microscale Mapping of Structure and Stress in Barium Titanate
Jane A. Howell, Mark D. Vaudin, Lawrence H. Friedman, Robert F. Cook
Published April 19, 2020

Advanced Temperature-Control Chamber for Resistance Standards
Shamith U. Payagala, Alireza R. Panna, Albert F. Rigosi, Dean G. Jarrett
Published April 10, 2020

Shock Measurements Based on Pendulum Excitation and Laser Doppler Velocimetry: Primary Calibration by SI-Traceable Distance Measurements
Muhammad Y. Afridi, Jon Geist, Michael Gaitan
Published April 10, 2020

Design Considerations to Improve Charpy Instrumented Strikers
Nicholas Vlajic, Ako Chijioke, Enrico Lucon
Published March 16, 2020

The Statistics of Computer Clocks and the Design of Synchronization Algorithms
Judah Levine
Published February 25, 2020

So, You Want to Have a Nanofab? Shared-Use Nanofabrication and Characterization Facilities: Cost-of-Ownership, Toolset, Utilization, and Lessons Learned
J. Alexander Liddle, Jerry Bowser, B. Robert Ilic, Vincent Luciani
Published February 21, 2020

Performance of Test Supermartingale Confidence Intervals for the Success Probability of Bernoulli Trials
Peter Wills, Emanuel Knill, Kevin Coakley, Yanbao Zhang
Published February 5, 2020

Hylleraas-Configuration Interaction (Hy-CI) Non-Relativistic Energies for the 3 1S, 4 1S, 5 1S, 6 1S, and 7 1S Excited States of the Beryllium Atom
James S. Sims
Published February 5, 2020

Optical Quantum Memory and its Applications in Quantum Communication Systems
Lijun Ma, Oliver Slattery, Xiao Tang
Published January 16, 2020

History of Atmospheric Cosmic Ray Research at the National Bureau of Standards
Bert M. Coursey
Published January 16, 2020


Influence of Machine Anvil Wear on Charpy Test Results
Enrico Lucon and Raymond L. Santoyo
Published May 12, 2020

Digitizing “The NBS Tables of Chemical Thermodynamic Properties: Selected Values for Inorganic and C1 and C2 Organic Substances in SI Units”
Janiel J. Reed
Published February 4, 2020

In Situ Thermography of the Metal Bridge Structures Fabricated for the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Benchmark Test Series (AM-Bench 2018)
Jarred C. Heigel, Brandon Lane, Lyle Levine, Thien Phan, Justin Whiting
Published January 30, 2020

NIST Ballistics Toolmark Research Database
Xiaoyu Zheng, Johannes Soons, Robert Thompson, Sushama Singh, Cerasela Constantin
Published January 27, 2020

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