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Mathematics & Statistics

Using the latest mathematics approaches and computational methods, researchers at NIST provide state-of-the-art contributions that assist industry and academia in tackling some of the most difficult scientific, technical, and engineering problems and tasks.

The Pioneering Life of Ethel Marden

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Projects and Programs

Radiative Decay of the Neutron

Quantum electrodynamics (QED) predicts that a neutron will decay into a proton, electron and anti-neutrino. A small fraction of the time, this beta-decay

e-Statistics

Develop NIST standard reference tools to implement core statistics and metrology computations.

Computational Chemistry

Ab initio computational chemistry is considered to be one of the holy grails of computational science. The benefits to society range from lighter, stronger

Publications

Microwave radiometer instability due to infrequent calibration

Author(s)
Kevin J. Coakley, Jolene D. Splett, Dave K. Walker, Mustafa Aksoy, Paul E. Racette
We directly quantify the effect of infrequent calibration on the stability of microwave radiometer temperature measurements (where a power measurement for the

Software

Smart Investment Tool

This tool calculates metrics for investment analysis documented in NIST Advanced manufacturing Series 200-5. It calculates net present value, internal rate of

Timebase Correction Software

The Timebase Correction (TBC) software package , used with high-speed sampling oscilloscopes, can correct both random and systematic timebase errors using

Awards

2011 AAAS Fellow - Cedric Powell

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society, has elected Cedric Powell of...