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Electron-Beam Irradiation of Solar Cells

The Dosimetry Group operates a system capable of performing electron beam processing, which consists of a Van de Graaff electron accelerator and a … more

Portable Field Test Standard for Evaluation of Hydrogen Gas Dispensers

Today, hydrogen-powered demonstration vehicles are refueled from dispensers in 3 to 5 minutes using sequential gas releases from a bank of … more

Smart Grid Program

To develop and demonstrate advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure real-time sensing, control, … more

Power Conditioning Systems for Renewables, Storage, and Microgrids

The introduction of variable renewables, storage and microgrids into today's electrical grid requires conversion of electric power from one form … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Fundamental Chemical Metrology

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

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