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Errors-in-variables calibration with dark uncertainty

June 16, 2022
Author(s)
Christina Cecelski, Blaza Toman, Fong-Ha Liu, Juris Meija, Antonio Possolo
A model for errors-in-variables regression is described that can be used to overcome the challenge posed by mutually inconsistent calibration data. The model and its implementation are illustrated in applications to the measurement of the amount fraction

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 114r Portland Cement Fineness

June 6, 2022
Author(s)
Eduarda Votri, Blaza Toman, Paul E. Stutzman
The SRM 114 series for portland cement fineness has been provided by NIST since 1934 for use in calibrating instruments for measuring fineness characteristics of portland cement and other powdered construction materials. SRM 114r is the latest of this

Reference Material 8376 Microbial Pathogen DNA Standards for Detection and Identification

June 1, 2022
Author(s)
Jason Kralj, Dieter Tourlousse, Monique Hunter, Erica Romsos, Blaza Toman, Peter Vallone, Scott Jackson
Reference Material (RM) 8376 is intended for NGS-based measurements quantitative to the chromosome. A unit of RM 8376 consists of 20 components (A-T, 19 bacteria and 1 human) each containing well-characterized DNA in 10 mmol/L Tris-HCl, 1 mmol/L EDTA pH 8

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 3655 Glycans in Solution (Frozen)

April 12, 2022
Author(s)
Mark Lowenthal, Blaza Toman, Brian Lang, Karen W. Phinney
Standard Reference Material (SRM) 3655 is intended primarily for use as a calibration standard for the measurement of enzymatically released N-linked glycans. Applications of SRM 3655 include the benchmarking and comparability of analytical techniques, as

Parametric optimization of an air-liquid interface system for flow through inhalation exposure to nanoparticles: assessing dosimetry and intracellular uptake of CeO2 nanoparticles

September 29, 2021
Author(s)
Lars Leibrock, Harald Jungnickel, Jutta Tentschert, Aaron Katz, Blaza Toman, Elijah Petersen, Frank Bierkandt, Ajay V. Singh, Peter Laux, Andreas Luch
Air-liquid interface (ALI) systems have been widely used in recent years to investigate the inhalation toxicity of many gaseous compounds, chemicals, and nanomaterials and represent an emerging and promising in vitro method to supplement or ultimately

Certification of Standard Reference Materials(R) 2969 and 2970: Vitamin D Metabolites in Frozen Human Serum (Total 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Low Level) and (25-Hydroxyvitamin D2 High Level)

September 2, 2021
Author(s)
Grace Hahm, Michael Nelson, Johanna Camara, Blaza Toman
Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) 2969 and 2970 are intended for 1) use in validating methods for determining concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D2 (25(OH)D2) and 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 (25(OH)D3) in human serum and plasma and 2) value assigning in house

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 1992 / ERM(R)-FD305 Zeta Potential - Colloidal Silica (Nominal Mass Fraction 0.15 %)

November 24, 2020
Author(s)
Yannic Ramaye, Vikram Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of SRM 1992/ERM-FD305, silica particles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential by electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). This material was produced following ISO 17034

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 1993 / ERM(R)-FD306 Zeta Potential - Colloidal Silica (Nominal Mass Fraction 2.2 %)

November 24, 2020
Author(s)
Yannic Ramaye, Vikram Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of SRM 1993/ERM-FD306, silica particles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential by electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). This material was produced following ISO 17034

The certification of electrophoretic mobility/zeta potential of silica particles in aqueous solution: ERM-FD305/SRM 1992

October 27, 2020
Author(s)
Y. Ramaye, V. Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of ERM-FD305/SRM 1992, silica nanoparticles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential measurements by electrophoretic light scattering (ELS). This material was produced

The certification of electrophoretic mobility/zeta potential of silica particles in aqueous solution: ERM-FD306/SRM 1993

October 23, 2020
Author(s)
Yannic Ramaye, Vikram Kestens, J. Charoud-Got, S. Mazoua, G. Auclair, Tae Joon Cho, Blaza Toman, Vincent A. Hackley, T. Linsinger
This report describes the production of ERM-FD306/SRM 1993, silica nanoparticles suspended in a borate buffer, certified for electrophoretic mobility and zeta potential measurements. This material was produced following ISO Guide 17034:2016 and is

A Reference High-Pressure CH4 Adsorption Isotherm for Zeolite Y: Results of an Interlaboratory Study

September 11, 2020
Author(s)
Huong Giang T. Nguyen, Christopher M. Sims, Blaza Toman, Jarod C. Horn, Roger D. van Zee, Mathias Thommes, Riaz Ahmad, Joeri F. Denayer, Gino V. Baron, Emilio Napolitano, Marek Bielewski, Enzo Mangano, Stefano Brandani, Broom Darren, M.J. Benham, Anne Dailly, Frieder Dreisbach, Satyannarayana Edubilli, Sasidhar Gumma, Jens Mollmer, Marcus Lange, Mi Tian, Tim Mays, T. Shigeoka, S. Yamakita, M. Hakuman, Y. Nakada, K. Nakai, Junyoung Hwang, Ronny Pini, Huan Jiang, Armin Ebner, Marjorie Nicholson, James Ritter, Judit Farrando Perez, Carlos Cuadrado, Joaquin Silvestre Albero, Christos Tampaxis, Theodore Steriotis, Daniela Rimnacova, Martina Svabova, Maryna Vorokhta, Hai Wang, Eric Bovens, Nicolas Heymans, Guy de Weireld
This paper reports the results of an international interlaboratory study led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on the measurement of high-pressure surface excess methane adsorption isotherms on NIST Reference Material RM 8850

Metrological Tools for the Reference Materials and Reference Instruments of the NIST Material Measurement Laboratory

July 15, 2020
Author(s)
Carlos R. Beauchamp, Johanna Camara, Jennifer Carney, Steven J. Choquette, Kenneth D. Cole, Paul C. DeRose, David L. Duewer, Michael Epstein, Margaret C. Kline, Katrice Lippa, Enrico Lucon, Karen W. Phinney, Maria Polakoski, Antonio Possolo, Katherine E. Sharpless, John R. Sieber, Blaza Toman, Michael R. Winchester, Donald Windover
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), formerly the National Bureau of Standards, was established by the U.S. Congress in 1901 and charged with establishing a measurement foundation to facilitate U.S. and international commerce. NIST

Determining what really counts: Modeling and measuring nanoparticle number concentrations

August 1, 2019
Author(s)
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio R. Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique E. Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen E. Murphy, Matthias Roesslein
Elijah J. Petersen, Antonio Montoro Bustos, Blaza Toman, Monique Johnson, Mark Ellefson, George C. Caceres, Anna Lena Neuer, Qilin Chan, Jonathan Kemling, Brian Mader, Karen Murphy, Matthias Roesslein

Certification of SRM 2497: Standard Reference Concrete for Rheological Measurements

April 22, 2019
Author(s)
Nicos Martys, Max A. Peltz, William L. George, Blaza Toman, Edward J. Garboczi, Chiara Ferraris
Rotational rheometers are commonly used to determine the rheological properties of fluids such as viscosity and yield stress [Fer12]. Manufacturers generally recommend the use of a standard oil of known viscosity to verify that the instrument is operating

Measurement of the Flow Resistance of Vegetation

April 1, 2019
Author(s)
Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Kevin B. McGrattan, Blaza Toman, Marco G. Fernandez
This report documents the measurement of the wind resistance of different types of vegetation. The measurements are made in a wind tunnel with a 2.0 m test section and 0.5 m by 0.5 m cross- section. Samples of vegetation have been cut into cubical volumes

Certification of Standard Reference Material 2365 BK Virus DNA Quantitative Standard

August 29, 2018
Author(s)
Megan H. Cleveland, Natalia Farkas, Kevin M. Kiesler, Blaza Toman, Peter M. Vallone
Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2365 is intended for use in the value assignment of BK virus deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to BK DNA controls and standards. A unit of SRM 2365 consists of a well characterized, linearized plasmid, containing BK virus DNA

A new realization of SI for organic chemical measurement: NIST PS1 Primary Standard for quantitative NMR (Benzoic Acid)

July 30, 2018
Author(s)
Michael A. Nelson, Jason F. Waters, Blaza Toman, Brian E. Lang, Alexander R?ck, Kathrin Breitruck, Markus Obkircher, Anthony Windust, Katrice A. Lippa
Metrological traceability to common references supports the comparability of chemical measurement results produced by different analysts, at various times, and at separate places. Ideally, these references are realizations of base units of the