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Accelerator Facilities
Last Updated Date: 07/06/2015

The Radiation Physics Division's accelerator facilities continue to support a broad range of research efforts in the areas of industrial and … more

Support of the Navy Dosimetry Program
Last Updated Date: 07/06/2015

The U.S. Navy uses thermoluminescent dosimeters (TLDs) to monitor personnel for radiation exposure.

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2015

The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and government … more

Optical and Microwave Waveform Synthesis
Last Updated Date: 06/24/2015

We use femtosecond-laser frequency combs to generate optical and microwave waveforms with unprecedented noise performance.     more

Testing of Radiation Detection Systems
Last Updated Date: 06/22/2015

NIST is working together with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) in testing radiation detection … more

NIST-on-a-Chip in the ADI Group
Last Updated Date: 06/17/2015

We are developing core technology tools to enable chip-scale standards that realize a broad range of base and derived SI units in compact, … more

Nanobiotechnology
Last Updated Date: 06/17/2015

We are developing methods and technology to detect, characterize, and identify biological molecules. Our focus is primarily on addressing next … more

Active Interrogation Standards
Last Updated Date: 06/12/2015

Active interrogation involves directing nuclear radiation into a closed container and measuring secondary radiations to gain information about the … more

Acoustic Techniques in Fluid Metrology
Last Updated Date: 06/10/2015

The Fluid Metrology Group leads the world in designing and using gas-filled acoustic resonators for measuring the thermodynamic temperature T , … more

Transient Flow Facility
Last Updated Date: 06/10/2015

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

Biomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 06/08/2015

The biomagnetic imaging program develops standards, measurement methods, and new magnetic imaging modalities for biomedical and environmental … more

Vapor Cell Devices
Last Updated Date: 06/02/2015

We are developing microfabricated high-performance atomic magnetometers for magnetic anomaly detection, nuclear magnetic resonance and biomagnetics. more

Pressure
Last Updated Date: 06/02/2015

 The NIST Thermodynamic Metrology Group (TMG) provides critical research into pressure measurement capabilities improving uncertainties in user … more

Cold-Atom Devices
Last Updated Date: 05/29/2015

The cooling of atoms to microkelvin temperatures using lasers is currently enabling a new generation of precision instruments that take advantage … more

Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are integrated devices with critical applications in sensing, timing, signal processing, and biomedical … more

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