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Standards

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Events

MEXICO-CANADA-USA WORKSHOP

Mon, Apr 20 - Tue, Apr 21 2020
THIS WORKSHOP POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The Mexico-Canada-USA Workshop will be rescheduled at a later date MEXICO

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

IEC 62755 Standard N42 Data Format

The purpose of the IEC 62755 standard N42 data format is to facilitate manufacturer-independent transfer of information from radiation measurement instruments

Fatty Acid Methods and Measurements

The Chemical Sciences Division is working to develop natural-matrix and solution-based SRMs that are characterized for fatty acid composition. The natural

Publications

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...