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Programs and Projects
Calcium Optical Beam Clock

Our Group is developing compact, high stability optical clocks for real world applications. Current versions use one or two laser systems and a … more

Neutron Interferometry with Polarized Neutrons as an Additional Degree of Freedom

Our goal is to apply Quantum Information Processing techniques to improve neutron interferometry contrast by making our final measurement … more

Far-infrared Spectroscopy of Biomolecules

Far-infrared (or terahertz/THz, ca. 25 to 300 micron wavelength) femtosecond pulsed laser and Fourier-transform infrared methods are employed to … more

THz Detection of Corrosion Products

The major cause of deteriorating concrete in the infrastructure is corrosion of the reinforcing steel. This is the major mechanism of … more

Differential Absorption LIDAR

We are developing a method for accurately quantifying greenhouse gas emissions from natural and anthropogenic sources and sinks to meet the … more

In Situ Measurement Techniques

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

Instruments
Continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer

The continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer makes use of two near-infrared lasers. The first laser is a fixed-frequency cw ring Ti:Saph laser … more

Laboratory Equipment - X-Ray Residual Stress

Location: E137 The diffractometer is part of the Residual Stress Program with the main purpose of measuring strains/stresses. Other possible … more

Laboratory Equipment - X-Ray Reflectometer

Location: E137 The NCNR x-ray diffractometer is configured to allow both ?/2? diffraction and reflectometry. Typically Cu radiation is used with … more

Laboratory Equipment - Milli-Q Water System

Location: E134 Please refer to the manufacturer's website for more information. more

Laboratory Equipment - US Filter DI Water Filtration System

Location: A115 , A127 , E132 , E134 , E135 , E136 , more

Software
jb95 Spectral fitting program

A graphical user interface program, JB95 , based on a Windows 95 © API platform has been written in the C programming language to aid in the … more

NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator Software

The NIST Mass and Fragment Calculator is a program written in Visual Basic which calculates the mass of an input peptide or protein sequence along … more

Download page

This is temporary download page for Mass Spectrometry tools, while we continue to revamp the CHEMDATA web-site NIST MS Search program A demo … more

Isotope Enrichment Calculator

The NIST Isotope Enrichment Calculator is a program written in Visual Basic which determines the percentage of 15 N enrichment of stable … more

Exercise Control System

The Systems Integration Division's (SID) Manufacturing & Modeling Simulation Group (MSG) worked with San Francisco Communications to support … more

Expect

* Download Expect source from SourceForge * Download Expect binaries from ActiveState * Expect Homepage Expect is a tool for automating … more

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