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Physics Laboratory: 2002 Activities, Accomplishments and Recognition



Jonathan E. Hardis, William R. Ott, G G. Wiersma


This report summarizes the research and measurement science carried out during calendar year 2001 in the NIST Physics Laboratory. The Laboratory supports U.S. industry, government, and the scientific community by providing measurement services and research for electronic, optical, and radiation technology. The Laboratory provides the foundation for metrology of optical and ionizing radiation, time and frequency, and fundamental quantum processes. Area of core competence include electron and optical physics, atomic physics, optical technology, ionizing radiation measurements, time and frequency metrology, quantum physics, fundamental constants, and electronic dissemination of scientific information and evaluated reference data.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 994
Report Number


atomic physics, electron physics, healthcare, homeland security, ionizing radiation, nanotechnology, optical radiation, quantum physics, time


Hardis, J. , Ott, W. and Wiersma, G. (2003), Physics Laboratory: 2002 Activities, Accomplishments and Recognition, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created February 1, 2003, Updated November 10, 2018