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Dimensional metrology

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

SI Length and Traceability

To enable our highest accuracy calibrations and NIST advanced research efforts, we maintain and develop methods to provide traceability to the meter via laser

Diffraction Metrology and Standards

Our objective is the development of Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) and quantitative, reproducible, and accurate measurement methods for characterization of

Dimensional Measurement Services

The Dimensional Measurement Services (DMS) project delivers unique high-accuracy length based calibrations that are essential to global trade, supports basic

Publications

Tools and Instruments

Precision Imaging Facility

The Precision Imaging Facility (PIF) is a cooperative research facility at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) dedicated to the