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Displaying events from October 01, 2014 To December 30, 2014 - See All 2014

Quantum Opportunities in Gravitational Wave Detectors
October 3, 2014

Long ago predicted by Albert Einstein on the basis of general relativity, the existence of gravitational waves is still an active topic of … more

SWMA--Evaluating Performance, Learning Objectives and Training Effectiveness for Managers
October 5, 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

NIST Exhibits at the Grace Hopper Conference 2014
October 8-10, 2014

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the World's Largest Gathering of Women Technologists. It is produced more

Newtonian constant of gravitation workshop at NIST
October 9-10, 2014

To refine the plan for the Newtonian Constant of Gravitation International Consortium and to exchange ideas for experiments. Potential consortium … more

Technology - Entrepreneurship Showcase
October 9, 2014

Are you an inventor, entrepreneur, product developer, angel investor, scientist, engineer or post-doc in search of your future? Is your company … more

Building a Fab on a Chip
October 10, 2014

The “Fab on a Chip” approach is a novel fabrication technique that leverages the control and stability of MEMS machines to fabricate structures on … more

Tunable Geometrical Frustration in Nanomagnet Arrays
October 14, 2014

Two-dimensional nanomagnet arrays known as “artificial spin ice” have become a valuable model system with which to explore on the microscopic scale … more

Ultrastable AFM: Improved Stability, Precision, and Bandwidth for BioAFM
October 14, 2014

Instrumental drift in atomic force microscopy (AFM) remains a critical issue that limits the precision and duration of experiments. Previously, we … more

Nanoscale Radiative Transfer and Properties with Metamaterials and Graphene
October 15, 2014

Tunneling of evanescent modes enables the radiative heat flux to be several orders of magnitude higher than that between far-field blackbodies, … more

NCCoE Fall Open House
October 15, 2014

Join us at NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence ( NCCoE ) for our fall open house, focusing on education and workforce development more

NIST Exhibits at the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) 2014
October 17-18, 2014

The 2014 SACNAS National Conference “Creativity, Vision, & Drive: Toward Full Representation in STEM" in Los Angeles, CA, October 16-18!  Over … more

Combined Regional Measurement Assurance Program (C-RMAP)
October 19-24, 2014

NIST Handbook 143, Section 5.2, Table 2 notes that annual attendance at the RMAP training session is required for ongoing laboratory Recognition … more

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Liquid-Measuring Devices Seminar
October 20-24, 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

NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (3 day)
October 22-24, 2014

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

3rd Disaster Resilience Workshop – Oct 27-28, 2014 in Norman, OK
October 27-28, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD, is hosting the third in a series of workshops on Disaster … more

Phonon Counting Experiments in Cavity-Optomechanics
October 27, 2014

Technical advances in the fabrication of micro- and nano-structures has recently led to, among other things, the laser cooling of mechanical … more

In Situ Manipulation of Magnetization via Direct Mechanical Interaction in Magnetostrictive Thin Films
October 29, 2014

The pursuit of a universal memory– possessing fast write/read times, nonvolatile and unlimited data endurance, low operating power, low … more

6th Cybersecurity Framework Workshop
October 29-30, 2014

Executive Order 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, directed NIST towork with stakeholders to develop a voluntary framework … more

Nanoparticle Characterization and Material Discovery Using ZENO
October 30, 2014

The macroscopic properties of high-performance bulk polymer composite materials derive from the properties of the microscopic building block … more

NIST Hosts "Innovations in STEM: National Priorities and NIST" Symposium with HBCUs and HSIs
November 3-4, 2014

This two-day Invitational Forum is designed to acquaint Administrators, Faculty and Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities and … more

Fundamentals of Metrology
November 3-7, 2014

The Fundamentals of Metrology seminar will introduce the participant to the concepts of measurement systems, units, measurement uncertainty, … more

NIST Handbook 130 Packaging and Labeling (3.5 day)
November 4-7, 2014

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

2014 NICE Conference
November 5-6, 2014

Three tracks have been designed to enable attendees to gain the maximum benefit from the NICE 2014 Conference: Track 1: Workforce and Skills … more

Electricity Sector Issues Roundtable: Grid 3.0 and Beyond
November 13, 2014

The Grid 3.0 Roundtable will bring together approximately 25 thought leaders and experts from a variety of stakeholders including utilities, ISOs / … more

NIST Exhibits at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) National Conference 2014
November 13-15, 2014

Held annually since 1978, the AISES National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event convening high school juniors and seniors, college and … more

A Personal Perspective on Human Space Flight: the science and the future
November 14, 2014

A condensed matter physicist by training, Dr. Godwin is a veteran of four shuttle flights and has logged over 915 hours in space. She will discuss … more

Probing and Preparing Novel States of Quantum Gases in Optical Lattices
November 14, 2014

Quantum degenerate gases placed in optical lattices is an attractive platform to explore systems analogous to condensed matter and deepen our … more

US-Korea Workshop on Quantum Information
November 17-19, 2014

This a joint US-Republic of Korea workshop on quantum information science and supporting technologies aimed at fostering potential US-Republic of … more

Promise of 2D Materials
November 17, 2014

Two dimensional systems, by the virtue of their unique material properties and excellent electrostatic integrity, provide immense opportunities not … more

Draining Five Gallon Test Measures and Provers
November 18, 2014

This 1 hour webinar will reinforce the concepts of properly draining 5 gallon test measures and provers. These concepts must be followed to ensure … more

NIST ITS-90 Fixed-Point Cell Mini-Workshop
November 18-19, 2014

The NIST ITS-90 Fixed-Point Cell Mini-Workshop is offered every year and covers the realization of ITS-90 fixed-point cells over the range from … more

Roadmapping Workshop on Measurement Science for Prognostics and Health Management of Smart Manufacturing Systems
November 19-20, 2014

Recent advances in manufacturing technologies have accelerated the cost-effective production of custom ized products that meet evolving consumer … more

Draining Five Gallon Test Measures and Provers
November 20, 2014

This 1 hour webinar will reinforce the concepts of properly draining 5 gallon test measures and provers. These concepts must be followed to ensure … more

FIB Nanofabrication Employing High Resolution and Stable Gallium and New Ion Species
November 20, 2014

There are applications whereby Focused Ion Beam (FIB) nanofabrication can “win the race” against Electron Beam Lithography (EBL) in first … more

NIST ITL Invited Lecture Series in Usable Privacy: Global Privacy Perspectives
December 1, 2014

On December 1, 2014, NIST will host a panel discussion on Global Privacy Perspectives featuring: Ann Cavoukian, Executive Director, the Privacy … more

Forensics@NIST 2014
December 3-4, 2014

On December 3-4, 2014, NIST will host a two-day symposium showcasing forensic science research being performed at NIST. Attendees will learn how … more

Complex Magnetic Fields Breathe Life into Fluids
December 4, 2014

There are many areas of science and technology where being able to generate vigorous, noncontact flow would be desirable. We have discovered that … more

Order From The Disorder: Hyperbranched Nanostructures Self-assembled From The Gas Phase. Applications To Photovoltaic, Water Splitting and Smart Surfaces
December 5, 2014

The assembly of nanoscale building blocks in engineered mesostructures is one of the fundamental goals of nanotechnology. Among the various … more

Kesterite Thin-Film Solar Cell Absorbers Derived Using Inhomogeneous Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanoparticle Inks
December 11, 2014

Kesterite is a quaternary/pentenary semiconductor Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 (CZTSSe) that consists earth-abundant, low-toxicity elements. It attracts great … more

The Diversity Crisis in Higher Education--A great danger to our Nation’s competitiveness
December 12, 2014

Image Credit: John Everett Photography Internationally known for his outstanding research in more

Model-Based Enterprise Summit 2014
December 16-18, 2014

The purpose of the Summit is to identify challenges, research, implementation issues, and lessons learned in manufacturing and quality assurance … more

Conductivity and Carrier Dynamics in Low-Dimensional Semiconductors
December 18, 2014

With the tremendous successes of the electronics and photonics industries, the performance of common device materials, such as silicon or III-V’s, … more

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