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Electron physics

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Projects and Programs

Precision Measurement Grants Program

Since 1970, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Precision Measurement Grants for significant research in the field of

Quantum Physics Theory

Theoretical work relevant to the determination of values of the fundamental constants, tests of bound-state quantum electrodynamics (QED), and methods of

Publications

Intrinsic spin currents in ferromagnets

Author(s)
Vivek P. Amin, Junwen Li, Mark D. Stiles, Paul M. Haney
First principles calculations show that electric fields applied to ferromagnets generate spin currents flowing perpendicularly to the electric field. Reduced

Software

HolograFREE

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE routines

Tools and Instruments

Beamline 7: EUV reflectometry

The NIST/DARPA EUV Reflectometry facility began in the late 1980's to make measurements of the reflectivity of EUV multilayer optics for lithography. Since then

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