Impact and Customers:
- A 25 year NIST-DOE partnership at the NSLS has developed beamlines, specialized detectors, and endstations; most importantly, it has enabled industrial, academic, and government customers to perform state-of-the-art local structure measurements for electronic, energy, and magnetic storage applications.
- NIST operates a suite of three synchrotron beamlines that, in concert, can interrogate the structure of materials comprised of every element in the Periodic Table. With our partners, we develop and apply new synchrotron X-ray measurement methods to establish structure-property relationships for intelligent materials design.
- An FY2007 NIST Budget Initiative, "Synchrotron Measurement Science and Technology: Enabling Next-Generation Materials Innovation", will enable us to develop world-class capabilities to measure the electronic, chemical, and structural properties of materials with sub-nanometer resolution.