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News and Updates

Making the DNA Melt Curve More Accurate

DNA is not only the blueprint of life; it has become the backbone for making tiny structures that can be inserted into the human body to diagnose and treat

Consortium Workshop Highlights TRC Advances

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Our 2018 NIST/TRC Consortium Workshop has drawn to a close; the consortium is hosted by the Thermodynamics Research Center within Boulder’s Applied Chemicals

Projects and Programs

Material Qualification

The lack of repeatable process outcomes from additive manufacturing (AM) has been broadly acknowledged as an impediment to widespread implementation. While most

Publications

Polymer Surface/Interface Consortium 2018 Workshop Report

Author(s)
Ronald S. Lankone, Li Piin Sung, David G. Goodwin, Andrew Fairbrother
The Polymer Surface/Interface (PSI) consortium held a two-day workshop at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD on

Nanoscale Pattern Decay Monitored via in-situ Heated Atomic Force Microscopy

Author(s)
Sonal Bhadauriya, Jianan Zhang, Jaejun Lee, Michael R. Bockstaller, Alamgir Karim, Richard J. Sheridan, Christopher M. Stafford
We combine in-situ heated atomic force microscopy (AFM) with automated line-by-line spectral analysis to quantify the relaxation or decay of nanopatterned

Tools and Instruments

Nanocalorimeter Calibration System

The Nanocalorimeter Calibration System is used to calibrate each individual nanocalorimeter sensor chip used in the nanocalorimetry measurements project. The

Nanocalorimeter Measurement System

This Nanocalorimeter Measurement System is used for nanocalorimetry measurements at fast heating rates (100 °C/s to 100,000 °C/s) and measurements of samples

Awards