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Enhanced Near-Field Raman Spectroscopy

C E. Dentinger, Stephan J. Stranick, Lee J. Richter, Richard R. Cavanagh
Near-field Raman spectroscopy can be used to obtain chemical specificity with the subwavelength spatial resolution of near-field scanning optical microscopy

PermVials Make for Better GC Analysis

Thomas J. Bruno
This poster presents a new sampling technology developed at NIST that combines features of an autosampler vial and a permeatian tube.

Advanced Laser Cooling for the Atomic Space Clock

V Boyer, L Lising, S L. Rolston, William D. Phillips
An atomic clock works by comparing the frequency of a local oscillator (a micrwave generator) with the hyperfine transition of the cesium atom at 9.2 GHz. In

Overview of Radiation Thermometry

Bettye C. Johnson
Researchers in the Optical Technology Division utilize measurements of radiant flux to determine temperature. This includes the dissemination of the ITS-90

Toward Optical Frequency Electronics

D J. Jones, S T. Cundiff
Recently, there have been significant advances in measuring and controlling the phase of ultrashort optical pulses. These developments have begun to blur the

Giant Magnetoresistive Spin-Valve Transpinnor

S Bae, S Zurn, William F. Egelhoff Jr., P J. Chen, L Sheppard, E J. Torok, J H. Judy
A giant magnetoresistive (GMR) spin-valve Transpinnor, a new kind of active solid-state magneto-electronic device or spin-transistor, has been fabricated and

Thin Film Edge Property Measurements by Edge Saturation

Brian B. Maranville, Robert D. McMichael, Cindi L. Dennis, C A. Ross, J Cheng
Two techniques are described for characterizing the magnetic properties of the edges in long, straight magnetic stripes, using vector magnetometry. The critical

eBook Standards

J Potman
A discussion of current and proposed eBook standards and their applications. The discussions include: Open eBook Publication Structure (OEBPS), Portable

Is Bonds Out

Robert C. Hagwood
In this paper, the cumulative home run rates of the 20 players with 500 or more home runs are analyzed. We show that Bonds and McGwire have cumulative totals

Data Science Research Program at NIST Information Access Division

Bonnie J. Dorr, Craig S. Greenberg, Peter C. Fontana, Mark A. Przybocki, Marion Le Bras, Cathryn A. Ploehn, Oleg Aulov, Edmond J. Golden III, Wo L. Chang
We examine foundational issues in data science including current challenges, basic research questions, and expected advances, as the basis for a new Data