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Chemical / Biological / Radiological / Nuclear / Explosives (CBRNE)

News and Updates

Unusual Suspects

NIST contributes to public safety with materials that increase the confidence of first responders to detect biothreats in the field. NIST’s Material

In Search of ‘Sterile’ Neutrinos

Lately, neutrinos – the tiny, nearly massless particles that many scientists study to better understand the fundamental workings of the universe – have been

Projects and Programs

Measurement Standards

The use of standards is considered a critical component in the assurance of analytical quality, allowing reliable measures of detection limits, accuracy, and

Tools and Instruments

Cabinet x-ray system

The Smiths Detection 6046si cabinet x-ray system was designed for security screening of bags, parcels and other objects of similar size. The system runs at 160

X-ray Backscatter Systems

X-ray backscatter systems are used for the screening of personnel for hidden weapons and other contraband. Unlike conventional radiographic x-ray systems