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A Roadmap for LIMS at NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

April 11, 2022
Author(s)
Gretchen Greene, Jared Ragland, Zachary Trautt, June W. Lau, Raymond L. Plante, Joshua Taillon, Adam Abel Creuziger, Chandler A. Becker, Joe Bennett, Niksa Blonder, Lisa Borsuk, Carelyn E. Campbell, Adam Friss, Lucas Hale, Michael Halter, Robert Hanisch, Gary R. Hardin, Lyle E. Levine, Samantha Maragh, Sierra Miller, Chris Muzny, Marcus William Newrock, John Perkins, Anne L. Plant, Bruce D. Ravel, David J. Ross, John Henry J. Scott, Christopher Szakal, Alessandro Tona, Peter Vallone
Instrumentation generates data faster and in higher quantity than ever before, and interlaboratory research is in historic demand domestically and internationally to stimulate economic innovation. Strategic mission needs of the NIST Material Measurement

Smart Cities and Communities: A Key Performance Indicators Framework

February 24, 2022
Author(s)
Martin Serrano, Edward Griffor, David A. Wollman, Michael Dunaway, Martin Burns, Sokwoo Rhee, Chris Greer
This publication presents research findings and scientific work that advance the development and progression of smart city and community measurement methodology. The term 'smart,' as used in the phrase 'smart cities,' is defined here as the efficient use

Guide on Secondary Thermometry: Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometers

January 18, 2022
Author(s)
Jonathan Pearce, Richard Rusby, Kazuaki Yamazawa, Stefan Rudtsch, L Iacomini, Giuseppina Lopardo, D Rodney White, Weston L. Tew
This document is a part of guidelines, prepared by the Consultative Committee for Thermometry, on the techniques for approximating the International Temperature Scale of 1990. It collates information on industrial platinum resistance thermometry. The

Report on High Energy Arc Fault Experiments: Experimental Results from Medium Voltage Electrical Enclosures

November 29, 2021
Author(s)
Gabriel Taylor, Anthony D. Putorti Jr., Scott Bareham, Edward Hnetkovsky, Kenneth Hamburger, Nicholas Melly, Mark Henry Salley, Christopher U. Brown, Wai Cheong Tam, Eric Link, Michael Selepak, Philip Deardorff, Kenneth Miller, Paul Clem, Byron Demosthenous, Austin Glover, Chris LaFleur, Raymond Martinez, Anthony Tanbakuchi
This report documents an experimental program designed to investigate High Energy Arcing Fault (HEAF) phenomena for medium voltage electrical switchgear containing aluminum conductors. This report covers full-scale laboratory experiments using

Microbial interactions with silicate glasses

July 17, 2021
Author(s)
Jamie Weaver, Carolyn Pearce, Robert Koestler, Bruce Arey, Albert Kruger, Paula DePriest, Andrew Plymale
Glass alteration in the presence of microorganisms has been a topic of research for over 150 years. Researchers from a variety of disciplines, including material science, biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and cultural heritage materials preservation

Encounter Metrics and Exposure Notification

March 28, 2021
Author(s)
Rene Peralta, Angela Robinson
We discuss the measurement of aggregate levels of encounters in a population, a concept we call encounter metrics. Encounter metrics are designed so that they can be deployed while preserving the privacy of individuals. To this end, encounters are labeled

Foundational PNT Profile: Applying the Cyber Security Framework for the Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Services NISTIR 8323

February 11, 2021
Author(s)
James J. McCarthy, Karen Reczek, Michael Bartock, YaShian Li-Baboud, Suzanne Lightman, Arthur Scholz, Theresa Suloway, Doug Northrip, Joesph Brule
The national and economic security of the United States (US) is dependent upon the reliable functioning of critical infrastructure. Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) services are widely deployed throughout the critical infrastructure. A disruption

National Institute of Standards and Technology Environmental Scan 2020

February 9, 2021
Author(s)
Heather Evans, Kristen K. Greene, William M. Healy, Elizabeth Hoffman, Kate 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

Structural Performance of Nuclear Power Plant Concrete Structures Affected by Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) - Task 1: Assessing In-Situ Mechanical Properties of ASR-Affected Concrete

February 8, 2021
Author(s)
Fahim H. Sadek, Travis E. Thonstad, Sorin Marcu, Jonathan Weigand, timothy J. barrett, Hai S. Lew, Long Phan, Adam L. Pintar
This report describes the results of Task 1 of a five-task comprehensive research program being conducted at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the sponsorship of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The overall study

Structural Performance of Nuclear Power Plant Concrete Structures Affected by Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) - Task 2: Assessing Bond and Anchorage of Reinforcing Bars in ASR-Affected Concrete

February 3, 2021
Author(s)
Travis E. Thonstad, Jonathan Weigand, Fahim H. Sadek, Sorin Marcu, timothy J. barrett, Hai S. Lew, Long Phan, Adam L. Pintar
This report describes the results of Task 2 of a five-task comprehensive research program being conducted at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the sponsorship of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The overall study

Securing Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Cybersecurity for the Healthcare Sector

December 21, 2020
Author(s)
Jennifer L. Cawthra, Sue S. Wang, Bronwyn J. Hodges, Kangmin Zheng, Ryan T. Williams, Jason J. Kuruvilla, Christopher L. Peloquin, Kevin Littlefield, Bob Neimeyer
Medical imaging plays an important role in diagnosing and treating patients. The system that manages medical images is known as the picture archiving communication system (PACS) and is nearly ubiquitous in healthcare environments. PACS is defined by the

Data Integrity: Detecting and Responding to Ransomware and Other Destructive Events

December 8, 2020
Author(s)
Jennifer L. Cawthra, Michael R. Ekstrom, Lauren N. Lusty, Julian T. Sexton, John E. Sweetnam
Ransomware, destructive malware, insider threats, and even honest mistakes present an ongoing threat to organizations that manage data in various forms. Database records and structure, system files, configurations, user files, application code, and

Data Integrity: Identifying and Protecting Assets Against Ransomware and Other Destructive Events

December 8, 2020
Author(s)
Jennifer L. Cawthra, Michael R. Ekstrom, Lauren N. Lusty, Julian T. Sexton, John E. Sweetnam, Anne R. Townsend
Ransomware, destructive malware, insider threats, and even honest user mistakes present ongoing threats to organizations. Organizations' data, such as database records, system files, configurations, user files, applications, and customer data, are all

Security Guidelines for Storage Infrastructure

October 26, 2020
Author(s)
Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Doron Pinhas
Storage technology, just like its computing and networking counterparts, has evolved from traditional storage service types, such as block, file, and object. Specifically, the evolution has taken two directions: one along the path of increasing storage

Zero Trust Architecture

August 10, 2020
Author(s)
Scott W. Rose, Oliver Borchert, Stuart Mitchell, Sean Connelly
Zero trust (ZT) is the term for an evolving set of cybersecurity paradigms that move defenses from static, network- based perimeters to focus on users, assets, and resources. A zero trust architecture (ZTA) uses zero trust principles to plan industrial and

Energy Sector Asset Management: For Electric Utilities, Oil & Gas Industry

May 19, 2020
Author(s)
James J. McCarthy, Lauren Acierto, Jason Kuruvilla, Titilayo Ogunyale, Nikolas Urlaub, John Wiltberger, Devin Wynne
Industrial control systems (ICS) compose a core part of our nation’s critical infrastructure. Energy sector companies rely on ICS to generate, transmit, and distribute power and to drill, produce, refine, and transport oil and natural gas. Given the wide

DESIGN OF AN INTELLIGENT PYTHON CODE FOR VALIDATING CRACK GROWTH EXPONENT BY MONITORING A CRACK OF ZIG-ZAG SHAPE IN A CRACKED PIPE

July 27, 2019
Author(s)
Jeffrey T. Fong, Pedro V. Marcal, Robert B. Rainsberger, Nathanael A. Heckert, James J. Filliben
When a small crack is detected in a pressure vessel or piping, we can estimate the fatigue life of the vessel or piping by applying the classical law of fracture mechanics for crack growth if we are certain that the crack growth exponent is correct and the
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