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Multi-Photon Laser Cooling

Laser cooling of atoms is a powerful and widely used tool in atomic physics. Traditional laser cooling relies primarily on the mechanical effect of … more

Plasma Metrology

Experimental and computational techniques in support of commercial and scientific uses of plasmas. more

Atomic Spectroscopy Data Center

Critical compilations of atomic energy levels, transition wavelengths, and transition probabilities. Online databases. more

Electron Beam Ion Trap (EBIT) Facility

The NIST EBIT Facility is used to investigate the science and applications of highly charged ions. more

Spectroscopy of Engineered Atoms

Experiments with atomic systems designed to have features more favorable for improved measurements of atomic properties and constants of nature. more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

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