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Standards

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News and Updates

Small Creatures, Big Health Impact!

What: RM 8037 is a reference material that consists of oil made from Antarctic krill. Each unit of RM 8037 contains three tins, each with approximately 4.5 mL

National Inventors Month: Tech Transfer

The month of May not only signifies the end of Spring, but also highlights the beginnings of new ideas and creations since it has been nationally recognized as

Turmeric, One of the World's Super Foods?

What: SRM 3300 is a curcuminoid extract of turmeric rhizome prepared from the same stock rhizome as SRM 3299 Ground Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Rhizome. A unit

Industry Impacts

Massive Forces for Heavy Industry

Measuring large forces, such as the thrust of a rocket engine or the deflection of an aircraft wing, requires well-calibrated force sensors. NIST’s unique

Projects and Programs

Publications

Advanced Temperature-Control Chamber for Resistance Standards

Author(s)
Shamith U. Payagala, Alireza R. Panna, Albert F. Rigosi, Dean G. Jarrett
Calibration services for resistance metrology have continued to advance their capabilities and establish new and improved methods for maintaining standard

Software

LFPF Software

The Logistic Function Profile Fitting program, LFPF, is based on a Fortran program written for DOS and originally issued under the name LOGIT. This program was

NOVIS - NIST Ontological Visualization

NOVIS provides an interactive visual interface to the terminology used in a variety of standards related to sustainable manufacturing. The area of sustainable

Tools and Instruments

Spectrally tunable lighting facility

Solid-state lighting (SSL) is increasingly being introduced into the market and it is expected that many of the light sources currently used for general

Awards

2019 PECASE - Kathryn Keenan

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to...