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NVLAP Federal Warfare System(s)

July 21, 2021
Bradley Moore, John Matyjas, Raymond Tierney, Jesse Angle, Jeannine Abiva, Jeff Hanes, David Dobosh, John Avera
NIST Handbook 150-872 presents the technical requirements and guidance for the accreditation of laboratories under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) Federal Warfare System(s) (FWS) program. It is intended for information and

NVLAP Energy Efficient Lighting Products

July 6, 2021
Timothy Rasinski, C Cameron Miller
NIST Handbook 150-1, NVLAP Energy Efficient Lighting Products, presents the technical requirements and guidance for the accreditation of laboratories under the NVLAP Energy Efficient Lighting Products LAP.

CODATA Recommended Values of the Fundamental Physical Constants: 2018

June 30, 2021
Eite Tiesinga, Peter Mohr, David B. Newell, Barry Taylor
We report the 2018 self-consistent values of constants and conversion factors of physics and chemistry recommended by the Committee on Data of the Interna- tional Science Council (CODATA). The recommended values can also be found at


June 15, 2021
Jodie Gail Pope, Aaron Johnson, James Filla, Vern E. Bean, Michael R. Moldover, Joey Boyd, Christopher J. Crowley, Iosif Isaakovich Shinder, Keith A. Gillis, John D. Wright
We describe the 15 kg/s water flow calibration standard operated by the Fluid Metrology Group of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to calibrate liquid flow meters for customers. The 15 kg/s standard is a dynamic, gravimetric, liquid

Multiplatform Standards and Guidelines Publishing at NIST

May 20, 2021
Kathryn Miller
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a nonregulatory agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. One of the agency's responsibilities is to develop industry standards and guidelines, which are published as NIST Technical Series publications

Study of 5G New Radio (NR) Support for Direct Mode Communications

May 7, 2021
Fernando Cintron, David Griffith, Chunmei Liu, Richard A. Rouil, Yishen Sun, Jian Wang, Peng Liu, Chen Shen, Aziza Ben Mosbah, Samantha Gamboa Quintiliani
In public safety communications, direct mode communication is essential to keep first responders connected, especially when there is no network coverage. Direct mode communication is supported in Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Long Term

Use Case Scenarios for Digital Twin Implementation Based on ISO 23247

May 4, 2021
Guodong Shao
As a key part of digital transformation, digital twin is an important concept for achieving smart manufacturing. However, there remains a lot of confusion about the digital twin concept and how it can be implemented in real manufacturing systems

The importance of international standards for the graphene community

April 8, 2021
Charles Clifford, Erlon H. Martins Ferreira, Toshiyuki Fujimoto, Jan Herrmann, Angela R. Hight Walker, Denis Koltsov, Christian Punckt, Lingling Ren, Gregory J. Smallwood, Andrew J. Pollard
If graphene and related 2D materials are to be used commercially, buyers need to have confidence in the measured properties of the material they obtain from suppliers. Scientists from international standards committees describe how the first joint ISO/IEC

Recalibration Intervals for Radiation Detection Instruments

April 2, 2021
Leticia Pibida, Ben Estes, Manuel Mejias, Gladys Klemic
In this work we provide a summary of the National Conference of Standards Laboratories (NCSL) Recommended Practice RP-1 calibration interval analysis method, and examples of the method applied to three sets of available NIST data (two models of radiation

A Guide to United States Cosmetic Products Compliance Requirements

March 26, 2021
Lisa M. Benson, Karen Reczek
This guide addresses the compliance requirements for basic cosmetics and soap. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) defines cosmetics as "articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied

National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan 2020

February 9, 2021
Heather M. Evans, Kristen Greene, William M. Healy, Elizabeth A. Hoffman, Catherine A. Rimmer, Anna V. Sberegaeva, Neil M. Zimmerman
The 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan provides an analysis of key external factors that could impact NIST and the fulfillment of its mission in coming years. The analyses were conducted through four separate lenses

Calibration Procedures for Orthogonal Superposition Rheology

November 18, 2020
Ran Tao, Aaron M. Forster
Orthogonal superposition (OSP) rheology is an advanced rheological technique that involves superimposing a small-amplitude oscillatory shear deformation orthogonal to a primary shear flow. This technique allows the measurement of structural dynamics of

Production and Analysis of RM 8403 Cocoa Flavanol Extract

October 23, 2020
Catherine A. Rimmer, Katrice A. Lippa, James H. Yen, Ugo Bussy, Gregory Hewitt, Nicholas P. Anderson, Catherine Kwik-Uribe
NIST Reference Material 8403 is intended for use in harmonizing methods for the determination of cocoa flavanols monomers and their oligomers up to a degree of polymerization (DP) of 7 units. RM 8403 is a free-flowing powder containing cocoa flavanols

A NIST-Hosted Virtual Workshop on Measuring SARS-CoV-2 in Wastewater and Fecal Material: A Call for Standards

September 28, 2020
Sandra M. Da Silva, Paulina K. Piotrowski, Christina M. Jones, Stephanie L. Servetas, Nancy J. Lin, Katrice A. Lippa, Scott A. Jackson
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has leveraged its expertise in chemical and biological metrology and standards development as well as its strong relationships with stakeholders to host a virtual workshop on June 16, 2020 that

A Diploid Assembly-based Benchmark for Variants in The Major Histocompatibility Complex

September 22, 2020
Justin M. Zook, Justin M. Wagner, Chen-Shan Chin, Qiandong Zeng, Alexander Dilthey, Tobias Marschall, Mikko Rautiainen, Erik Garrison, Shilpa Garg
Most human genomes are characterized by aligning individual reads to the reference genome, but accurate long reads and linked reads now enable us to construct accurate, phased de novo assemblies. We focus on a medically important, highly variable, 5
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