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Measurement Standards in Analytical Microscopy Group
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The use of standards is considered a critical component in the assurance of analytical quality, allowing reliable measures of detection limits, … more

Measurements and Modeling of Moist Gases
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Thermophysical properties of gas mixtures containing water are important in several contexts, such as humidity standards and the design of … more

Complex Fluid Analysis with the Advanced Distillation Curve Approach
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Complex fluids may be defined as mixtures in which there are many components, and in which the components span a range of physical and chemical … more

Thermophysical Properties of Biofuels
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The Thermophysical Properties Division has begun a program to develop thermophysical property data for the biofuels. Transportation fuels will … more

Fundamental Studies on the Vapors Produced by High Explosives
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

High explosives, of significant interest from the homeland security standpoint, are materials that undergo very fast reactions that produce a … more

International Standards on the Properties of Water
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Researchers in the Thermophysical Properties Division of CSTL played a leading role in the development of several new international standards for … more

Spectroscopic Measurements of Atmospheric Gases for Monitoring Greenhouse Gases
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Climate scientists are developing a new generation of spectrometers for the NASA-sponsored inventory of atmospheric greenhouse gases, most notably … more

Instrument Standards for Detection of Hazardous Chemical Vapors
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

The overarching goal of this project is to develop and disseminate measurement tools to improve the accuracy and reliability of chemical … more

Relative Intensity Correction Standards for Fluorescence and Raman Spectroscopy
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Luminescence measurements have become the methods of choice for new clinical and biochemical analyses due to their high selectivity and … more

Nanoparticle Distribution in the Natural Environment
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Given the substantial differences between nanoparticles (NPs) and typical organic and inorganic environmental contaminants, new methods and … more

Nanoparticle Accumulation and Distribution in Organisms
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Given the substantial differences between nanoparticles (NPs) and typical organic and inorganic environmental contaminants, new experimental … more

Genotoxicity of Nanoparticles
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

As a result of their novel properties, nanoparticles are expected to be produced and incorporated into consumer products at exponentially … more

Computational Biology: Comarison of Cell Image Segmentation Algorithms
Last Updated Date: 07/10/2012

With the advent of automated data acquisition systems in conjunction with on-line imaging devices, the biological researcher is potentially … more

Infrared Imaging Beyond the Diffraction Limit
Last Updated Date: 07/09/2012

There are a variety of tools for characterizing nanoscale morphology and structure, such as scanning probe, scanning electron, and transmission … more

Absolute Ag108 Characterization Based on Gamma-Gamma Coincident Detection by Two Nai (TI) Detectors
Last Updated Date: 06/27/2012

A two-dimensional analysis of three coincident gamma-rays in 108 Ag m decay, detected by two NaI(Tl) scintillation detectors, allows a direct … more

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