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Displaying events from April 01, 2014 To June 29, 2014 - See All 2014

Characterizing Electrostatic Interactions at Interfaces using Quantitative Single Molecule Fluorescence Microscopy
April 2, 2014

Rather than using single-molecule fluorescence microscopy to make simple structural maps, this research is focused on developing advanced imaging … more

Magnetic Skyrmions in Thin Films for Information Technology and Novel Physics
April 3, 2014

Skyrmions, topologically protected, particle-like "whorls" of magnetization, are a promising platform for extremely low-power spintronic memory … more

Measuring People: From Elementary Counting to Better Healthcare
April 4, 2014

Image credit: CLUC (CCBY-NC-ND 2.0) The quality ass more

High-Energy Density Rechargeable Li-S Batteries: Fundamental Aspects of Electrochemistry and Current Status
April 7, 2014

In this talk, fundamental aspects of electrochemistry and current status of Li-S battery research will be discussed. Lightweight rechargeable Li-S … more

Developing a Community-Centered Approach to Disaster Resilience
April 7, 2014

Natural and man-made disasters cause an estimated $57B in average annual costs, with large single events resulting in losses of $100B or more. The … more

NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling
April 7-11, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Weights and Measures will hold a seminar for Weights and Measures Officials … more

Train the Trainer
April 8-10, 2014

This 3-day training session will cover various aspects of being an effective trainer. Learning Objectives: Using notes and resources provided … more

Privacy Engineering Workshop
April 9-10, 2014

Summary of the Privacy Engineering Workshop (May 21, 2014) Privacy is a challenging subject that spans a number of domains, including law, policy … more

Autonomous and Non-Autonomous Dynamics of Spin Hall Auto-Oscillators
April 11, 2014

A novel type of spin-torque nano-oscillators driven by pure spin current generated via the spin Hall effect has been demonstrated recently. The … more

Non-volatile Resistive Memory: What’s Going on Inside the Cell?
April 15, 2014

CNST Energy Research Group Seminar Gennadi Bersuker SEMATECH Abstract: Non-volatile resistive switching memory (ReRAM) technology promises to … more

Non-volatile resistive memory: what’s going on inside the cell?
April 15, 2014

Non-volatile resistive switching memory (ReRAM) technology promises to overcome the scaling limit approached by the conventional electron storage … more

Floating Catalyst CVD Syntheses of SWNTs for Thin Film Devices – Lessons Learned and Future Directions
April 17, 2014

We discuss (n,m) distributions of our floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FFCVD) synthesis of SWCNTs from CO using Fe catalyst clusters … more

Harnessing Silicon Nanotechnology for Medicine: Assisting the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and traumatic brain injuries
April 17, 2014

Silicon is best known for the central role it plays in microelectronics and solar energy conversion devices. However, the same electronic and … more

Floating Catalyst CVD Syntheses of SWNTs for Thin Film Devices – Lessons Learned and Future Directions
April 17, 2014

We discuss (n,m) distributions of our floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition (FFCVD) synthesis of SWCNTs from CO using Fe catalyst clusters … more

Proficiency Testing Follow Up Actions and Root Cause Analysis
April 17, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will provide participants with the ability to implement ISO/IEC 17025 Proficiency Testing Follow-Up documentation.  Learning … more

3-Dimensional Tracking of Non-blinking
April 21, 2014

While semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) have been used successfully in numerous single particle tracking (SPT) studies due to their high … more

Accurate 10 nm 3D SEM Metrology
April 22, 2014

The shape and dimensions of nanometer-scale structures were successfully determined using a model-based library scanning electron microscope (SEM) … more

Electrochemistry With Nanoelectrodes
April 23, 2014

Nanometer-sized electrodes have drawn considerable interest in recent years. One of the reasons is that with nanoelectrodes one can obtain a high … more

Computational Studies of Energy-Related Materials
April 24, 2014

Computational modeling plays an increasingly important role in the materials studies. Here we present our computational studies on the materials … more

A Measure of Improbable Research
April 25, 2014

Dung beetles finding their way home via the Milky Way. Calculating the forces acting on a ponytail. Preventing patients from exploding during … more

Mass Metrology Seminar
April 28-May 9, 2014

The Mass Metrology Seminar is a two-week, "hands-on" seminar. It incorporates approximately 30 percent lectures and 70 percent demonstrations and … more

Plasmons, Hot Electrons and Photocatalysis
May 1, 2014

In addition to conversion of solar energy to electricity, which is a highly evolved scientific and commercial enterprise, efficient and … more

From Next Generation DNA Sequencing to the Novel Characterization of Biomolecular Fluctuations
May 2, 2014

Nanoscale devices that address or detect individual molecules offer a new paradigm for sensing and have the potential to revolutionize a broad … more

NEWMA--Evaluating Performance, Learning Objectives and Training Effectiveness for Managers
May 7, 2014

The top two responses from students after training about their failure to implement training concepts and skills are: 1) I haven’t had time and 2) … more

Prediction and Validation of Diffusion Coefficients in a Model Drug Delivery System
May 14, 2014

Diffusion of drug and solvent in polymer-based drug delivery systems is of central significance to controlled drug delivery, as well as to the … more

The Casimir Force on Nanostructured Surfaces: Geometry and Finite Conductivity Effects
May 16, 2014

The Casimir force is a quantum effect that strongly depends on not only the material properties but also the shape of the boundary of the … more

ASTM Workshop on the Impact of Accreditation on Reference Materials and Method Development in Analytical Laboratories Supporting the Metals and Ores Industries
May 19, 2014

ASTM International Committee E01 on Analytical Chemistry of Metals, Ores and Related Materials held a workshop, "Impact of Accreditation on … more

Meeting: Energy Sector Identity and Access Management Use Case
May 20, 2014

This a meeting of vendors who have responded to a Federal Register notice regarding the project "more

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM): Imaging Faster and Gentler
May 20, 2014

Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy (LSFM) has emerged as a powerful fluorescence microscopy tool for cell and developmental biology. LSFM is very … more

Materials Science and Engineering Division Centennial Celebration
May 20, 2014

To celebrate the rich history and accomplishments of Materials Science and Engineering Division, including 100 years of metallurgy in the … more

Fire Resistance Structures Workshop
May 21-22, 2014

In 2011 the International Council for Building Research Studies (CIB) agreed that there was a need to develop an International R&D Roadmap for … more

CWMA--Evaluating Performance, Learning Objectives and Training Effectiveness for Managers
May 22, 2014

The top two responses from students after training about their failure to implement training concepts and skills are: 1) I haven’t had time and 2) … more

IT Professional Conference: Challenges in Information Systems
May 22, 2014

New and emerging technologies can enable organizations to become more efficient and gain competitive advantage. The increased complexity of … more

Int. Workshop on Enabling Science From Big Image Data
May 27, 2014

The workshop brings together the community working on a specific image type of Big Data. Image Big Data have characteristics that can be leveraged … more

NIST DNA Analyst Webinar Series: Probabilistic Genotyping and Software Programs (Part 1)
May 28, 2014

NIST will host a series of free webinars focused on topics of interest to DNA analysts. This four-hour webinar will be held on May 28, 2014, from … more

Building with Crystals of Light and Quantum Matter: From clocks to computers
May 30, 2014

  Graphic credit: Brad Baxley, JILA Understanding the behavior of interacting electrons in solids or liquids more

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Liquid-Measuring Devices Seminar
June 2-6, 2014

This 5 day seminar will teach students how to properly inspect and test LPG metering systems, i.e., perform an official examination by properly … more

Calibration Method Validation
June 2, 2014

This 2 hour webinar on Calibration Method Validation will examine the ISO/IEC 17025 requirements (5.4 Test and Calibration Methods and Method … more

Software Verification & Validation
June 3, 2014

This 2 hour webinar on Software Verification and Validation will focus on the use of Microsoft Excel in calibration laboratories and examine the … more

OWM and NVLAP Application (Submission) Processes
June 4, 2014

This 2 hour webinar is for State Laboratory weights and measures staff to review submission requirements for laboratory Recognition and NVLAP … more

Conducting an Effective Management Review
June 5, 2014

This 2 hour webinar introduces the Laboratory Management Review process, an important tool to foster communication between top management and … more

Uncertainty Budgets for SOP 14 (Gravimetric Volume Calibrations)
June 6, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will cover Uncertainty Analysis for Gravimetric Volume calibrations and is to enable laboratory metrology staff to specify … more

Traceability Assessments for Weights and Measures
June 6, 2014

This 2 hour webinar will introduce Metrological Traceability for Weights and Measures officials and directors. Metrological traceability is a … more

25th NIST Computer Modeling Workshop
June 9-10, 2014

Both computational modeling and experimental measurements are crucial for improving the assured delivery, performance, and sustainability of … more

NIST Handbook 133 "Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods" - Basic
June 9-13, 2014

The focus will be on the requirements and basic test procedures for packages labeled by weight. This will include, but not be limited to a review … more

Laboratory Administration Seminar
June 9-13, 2014

This workshop is designed to assist laboratory staff in fully meeting the criteria of Handbook 143. It is especially useful for new laboratory … more

SmartAmerica Expo
June 11, 2014

Imagine vehicles that can make their own way around a military base or medical campus, health information that follows patients from home to … more

Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) 9th Plenary Meeting
June 17-19, 2014

On June 17-19, the 9th IDESG Plenary Meeting will be hosted at NIST. In-person and virtual participation is free and open to all stakeholders … more

NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast
June 18, 2014

On June 18, NIST will host the NIST Mobile Forensics Workshop and Webcast, a free one-day workshop and live webcast exploring the latest … more

NCCoE Summer Open House
June 19, 2014

Join us at NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) for an open house, the first of our quarterly events for the local … more

Nanoscale probing with single quantum dots
June 19, 2014

The ability to position nanoscopic objects at precise locations on a surface is essential for a broad range of applications. One such application … more

Resonant Micro and Nanoelectromechanical
June 23, 2014

Resonant micro- and nanoelectromechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS) have demonstrated a number of recent scientific advancements, translating into a … more

Growth of Low-Damping YIG Films and Spin Pumping of YIG Films
June 23, 2014

If a magnetic field is applied to a magnetic material, the field produces a torque on the magnetization of the material and thereby drives the … more

NIST Exhibits at the 2014 BIO International Convention
June 24-26, 2014

The BIO International Convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key … more

Using Ultrashort Optical Pulses to Shed New Light on Complex Matter
June 25, 2014

Ultrashort optical spectroscopy (UOS) is the only experimental technique capable of probing the properties of complex materials at the fundamental … more

NIST Handbook 130 Price Verification
June 25-26, 2014

To equip inspectors with an understanding and application of the NIST HB130 Examination Procedures Outline (EPO) on Price Verification, including … more

Memristive Nanodevices
June 27, 2014

Developing electronics beyond Moore’s Law requires revolutionary vision in novel devices, disruptive technologies, new materials and alternative … more

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