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MSEL FY 2001 Programs and Accomplishments: Metallurgy Division



C A. Handwerker, Frank W. Gayle, Richard E. Ricker


This report describes major programs and accomplishments of the Metallurgy Division of the NIST Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory (MSEL) in FY2001 The mission of the NIST Metallurgy Division is to provide critical leadership in the development of measurement methods, standards, and fundamental understanding of materials behavior needed by U.S. materials producers and users. As a fundamental part of this mission we are responsible not only for developing new measurement methods with broad applicability across materials classes and industries, but also for working with individual industry groups to develop and integrate measurements, standards, and evaluated data for specific, technologically important applications.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6797
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electrodeposition, magnetism, materials performance, materials structure, metallurgy, microelectronics, phase equilibria, processing


Handwerker, C. , Gayle, F. and Ricker, R. (2001), MSEL FY 2001 Programs and Accomplishments: Metallurgy Division, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 21, 2024)


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Created September 1, 2001, Updated November 10, 2018