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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

Research

Characterization of 3-Dimensional Printing and Casting Materials for use in Computed Tomography and X-ray Imaging Phantoms
B. E. Yunker, A. Holmgren, K. F. Stupic, J. L. Wagner, S. Huddle, R. Shandas, R. F. Weir, K. E. Keenan, E. Garboczi, S. E. Russek
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.029
Published September 15, 2020

Characterization of 3-Dimensional Printing and Casting Materials for use in Magnetic Resonance Imaging Phantoms at 3 T
B. E. Yunker, K. F. Stupic, J. L. Wagner, S. Huddle, R. Shandas, R. F. Weir, S. E. Russek, K. E. Keenan
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.028
Published September 15, 2020

Linking Theory to Practice: Predicting Ballistic Performance from Mechanical Properties of Aged Body Armor
Amanda L. Forster, Dennis D. Leber, Amy Engelbrecht-Wiggans, Virginie Landais, Allen Chang, Emilien Guigues, Guillaume Messin, Michael A. Riley
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.026
Published August 24, 2020

Path-Integral Calculation of the Second Dielectric and
Refractivity Virial Coefficients of Helium, Neon, and Argon

Giovanni Garberoglio and Allan H. Harvey
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.022
Published August 6, 2020

The Certification of Standard Reference Material 1979: Powder Diffraction Line Profile Standard for Crystallite Size Analysis
James P. Cline, Marcus H. Mendenhall, Joseph J. Ritter, David Black, Albert Henins, John E. Bonevich, Pamela S. Whitfield, James J. Filliben
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.020
Published July 31, 2020

Thrombin: An Approach to Developing a Higher-Order Reference Material and Reference Measurement Procedure for Substance Identity, Amount, and Biological Activities
Craig M. Jackson, M. Peter Esnouf, David L. Duewer
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.021
Published July 29, 2020

Erratum: Improved First-Principles Calculation of the Third Virial Coefficient of Helium
Giovanni Garberoglio, Michael R. Moldover, Allan H. Harvey
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.019
Published June 6, 2020

Improvised Long Test Lengths via Stitching Scale Bar Method: Interim Testing of Laser Trackers
Vincent D. Lee, Daniel Sawyer, and Bala Muralikrishnan
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.016
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.017
Published May 28, 2020

A Concept for Three-Dimensional Particle Metrology Based on Scanning Electron Microscopy and Structure-from-Motion Photogrammetry
Vipin N. Tondare
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.014
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.013
Published April 19, 2020

Advanced Temperature-Control Chamber for Resistance Standards
Shamith U. Payagala, Alireza R. Panna, Albert F. Rigosi, Dean G. Jarrett
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.012
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.011
Published April 10, 2020

Design Considerations to Improve Charpy Instrumented Strikers
Nicholas Vlajic, Ako Chijioke, Enrico Lucon
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.010
Published March 16, 2020

The Statistics of Computer Clocks and the Design of Synchronization Algorithms
Judah Levine
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.008
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.009
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.003
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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.006
Published February 5, 2020

Optical Quantum Memory and its Applications in Quantum Communication Systems
Lijun Ma, Oliver Slattery, Xiao Tang
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.002
Published January 16, 2020

History of Atmospheric Cosmic Ray Research at the National Bureau of Standards
Bert M. Coursey
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.001
Published January 16, 2020

Dataset

Process Monitoring Dataset from the Additive Manufacturing Metrology Testbed (AMMT): Overhang Part X4
Brandon Lane and Ho Yeung
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.027
Published September 3, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32233

Influence of Machine Anvil Wear on Charpy Test Results
Enrico Lucon and Raymond L. Santoyo
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.015
Published May 12, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32224

Digitizing “The NBS Tables of Chemical Thermodynamic Properties: Selected Values for Inorganic and C1 and C2 Organic Substances in SI Units”
Janiel J. Reed
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.007
Published February 4, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32124

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
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.005
Published January 30, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M31935

NIST Ballistics Toolmark Research Database
Xiaoyu Zheng, Johannes Soons, Robert Thompson, Sushama Singh, Cerasela Constantin
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.004
Published January 27, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32021

Software

A Toolbox for Isophase-Curvature Guided Computation of Metrology Holograms
Ulf Griesmann, Johannes A. Soons, Gufran S. Khan
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.024
Published August 13, 2020
Software: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32177

SysML Models for Discrete Event Logistics Systems
Timothy Sprock and Conrad Bock
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.023
Published July 29, 2020
Software: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32203

PPDiffuse: A Quantitative Prediction Tool for Diffusion of Charged Polymers in a Nanopore
David P. Hoogerheide
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.018
Published June 19, 2020
Software: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32176

Tutorials

Construction of a Dual Protease Column, Subzero (-30 oC) Chromatography System and Multi-channel Precision Temperature Controller for Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange Mass Spectrometry
Jeffrey W. Hudgens
https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.125.025
Published August 12, 2020
Data: https://doi.org/10.18434/M32151