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Physics Laboratory: Activities, Accomplishments & Recognition 2008-2009



Jonathan E. Hardis


This report summarizes the research and measurement science carried out during 2008-2009 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. Areas of core competence include electronic 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) - 1107
Report Number


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


Hardis, J. (2010), Physics Laboratory: Activities, Accomplishments & Recognition 2008-2009, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 22, 2024)


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Created March 1, 2010, Updated August 10, 2018