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Scott A Wight

Research Chemist, CORII

Scott's research interests include fundamental measurements of electron induced X-ray specimen interactions, characterization and modeling of the primary electron scattering by gas molecules and its effect on quantitation in the environmental scanning electron microscope, and temperature dependent cathodoluminescence.  

He is member of ASTM committee E42 on Surface AnalysisISO TC 201 Committee on Surface Chemical Analysis, and ISO TC 202 Committee on Microbeam Analysis. He has been a member of the Microanalysis Society since 1990.


2010 US Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award

2010 Microbeam Analysis Society Presidential Service Award

2015 Materials Measurement Laboratory Accolades Award for Service to MML


The Testing Program at NIST on Fibers Used in Soft Body Armor Applications

Walter G. McDonough, Amanda L. Forster, Jae Hyun Kim, Nathanael A. Heckert, Joy P. Dunkers, Scott A. Wight, Gale A. Holmes
The goal of this paper and presentation is to give an update of the research effort to date being conducted at the National Institute of Standards and
Created October 9, 2019, Updated April 9, 2020