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MML Researcher R. Joseph Kline Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Release Date: 01/15/2014

Material Measurement Laboratory researcher R. Joseph Kline was recently named among the 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for … more

Characterizing Solar Cells with Nanoscale Precision Using a Low-Energy Electron Beam
Release Date: 12/04/2013

Electron beam induced current (red) superimposed on a scanning electron micrograph (gray). Bright contrast in the vicinity of grain boundaries more

NIST Demonstrates Significant Improvement in the Performance of Solar-Powered Hydrogen Generation
Release Date: 05/14/2013

Using a powerful combination of microanalytic techniques that simultaneously image photoelectric current and chemical reaction rates across a … more

Researchers Determine Critical Factors for Improving Performance of a Solar Fuel Catalyst
Release Date: 10/03/2012

False-color scanning electron micrographs of cross-sectioned hematite films grown by sputter deposition and then annealed at two different … more

NIST Measurement Advance Could Speed Innovation in Solar Devices
Release Date: 07/25/2012

A new versatile measurement system devised by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) accurately and quickly … more

NIST Hydrogen Fuel Materials Test Facility Starts Delivering Data
Release Date: 05/15/2012

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published their first archival paper based on data from the … more

NIST Measurements May Help Optimize Organic Solar Cells
Release Date: 03/06/2012

Organic solar cells may be a step closer to market because of measurements taken at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and … more

Iron ‘Veins’ Are Secret of Promising New Hydrogen Storage Material
Release Date: 08/30/2011

With a nod to biology, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have a new approach to the problem of safely … more

Solar Cell Technology Opportunities: Looking To a Bright, Sunny Future
Release Date: 04/26/2011

What are the major technology challenges to future growth in the solar-cell industry? Where are the big-bang-for-the-buck R&D investment … more

Ground Broken for New Green Technology and Fire Safety Facilities
Release Date: 03/30/2011

On March 25, 2011, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) held a groundbreaking ceremony at its Gaithersburg, Md., campus for … more

Here Comes the Sun: NIST Radio Station WWVH in Hawaii Adds Solar Power
Release Date: 02/15/2011

The sun is now a significant power source for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) radio station WWVH, which broadcasts time … more

From Hydrogen Fuel Stations to Bean Counters, NIST Weights and Measures Works to Meet Market Needs
Release Date: 08/17/2010

State regulators, meter manufacturers and hydrogen gas producers concerned with developing markets for hydrogen fuel; farmers seeking to more … more

NIST Scientists Address ‘Wrinkles’ in Transparent Film Development
Release Date: 03/30/2010

A closer look at a promising nanotube coating that might one day improve solar cells has turned up a few unexpected wrinkles, according to new … more

Paintable Electronics? NIST Studies Spray-On Manufacturing of Transistors
Release Date: 03/30/2010

A multidisciplinary research team at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has found* that an organic semiconductor may be a … more

Layered Graphene Sheets Could Solve Hydrogen Storage Issues
Release Date: 03/16/2010

Graphene--carbon formed into sheets a single atom thick--now appears to be a promising base material for capturing hydrogen, according to recent … more

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