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Neutron research

NIST is at the forefront of basic research with neutrons, and the NIST Center for Neutron Research is a national resource for industry, universities and government agencies.

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Cancer Therapy Formulations

New cancer therapies that use active viruses cannot always be studied using standard drug development practices. The NIST Center for Neutron Research user

Projects and Programs

Neutron Source Strength Calibrations

The neutron source calibration facility operated by NIST is a world-class calibration laboratory providing neutron source calibration services for radioisotopic

Ceramic Phase Equilibrium Data

Advanced ceramics and inorganic materials are critically enabling elements in devices and systems across many technology sectors, such as telecommunications and

Metrology for Nanolithography

Our goal is to develop measurements that quantify the shape, size, orientation, and fidelity of nanoscale patterns as a platform to quantitatively evaluate

Publications

Generation and Detection of Spin-Orbit Coupled Neutron Beams

Author(s)
Dusan Sarenac, Connor Kapahi, WangChun Chen, Charles W. Clark, David G. Cory, Michael G. Huber, Ivar Taminiau, Kirill Zhernenkov, Dmitry A. Pushin
Spin-orbit coupling of light has come to the fore in nano-optics and plasmonics, and is a key ingredient of topological photonics and chiral quantum optics. We

Protein Translocation Activity in Surface-Supported Lipid Bilayers

Author(s)
Kanokporn Chattrakun, David P. Hoogerheide, Chunfeng Mao, Linda L. Randall, Gavin M. King
Surface-supported lipid bilayers are used widely throughout the nanoscience community as robust mimics of cellular membrane. For example, they are frequently

Software

PB Data Reduction for Windows

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

PB Data Reduction for Linux

This software is used for the reduction of polarized beam data taken on either the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS) or the BT-7 Triple Axis Spectrometer

NANOP

This software package implements functions to simulate spherical, ellipsoid and cubic polyatomic nanoparticles with arbitrary crystal structures and to

Tools and Instruments