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Novel materials for enhancing spin information

Most computing technology relies on the presence or absence of charge to represent binary information during computation. Limitations in reducing … more

Precision Measurement Grants Program

Since 1970, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Precision Measurement Grants to faculty members of U.S. … more

Quantum Physics Theory

Theoretical work relevant to the determination of values of the fundamental constants, tests of bound-state quantum electrodynamics (QED), and … more

CODATA values of the fundamental constants

Every four years, the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) issues recommended values of the fundamental physical constants. The … more

Use of a laser-driven plasma source in ultraviolet-detector calibrations

The National Institute of Standards and Technology operates two spectral comparator facilities, both of which are used to provide detector … more

Quantum Dot coated CMOS CID arrays for the UV and VUV

A technique has been developed for coating commercial off the shelf (COTS) detector arrays with a thin, uniform layer of quantum dots. The quantum … more

Instruments
Beamline 7:  EUV reflectometry

The NIST/DARPA EUV Reflectometry facility began in the late 1980's to make measurements of the reflectivity of EUV multilayer optics for … more

Beamline 1: Degradation of EUV filters and mirrors

Beamline 1 separates a swath of light from the synchrotron into two parts. The first part is collected in Beamline 1a by a normal-incidence … more

Beamline 8: EUV Surface Chemistry & Lifetime

The purpose of the end station on Beamline 8 at the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (SURF III) is to study the degradation of materials … more

Beamline 5: Electron beam imaging

Beamline 5 of the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility is a diagnostics end-station used to determine the transverse size of the stored … more

Beamline 10: Electron beam imaging

Beamline 10 of the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility is a diagnostics end-station used to determine the transverse size of the stored … more

Software
Electron holography

An electron hologram is a fringe modulated image containing the amplitude and phase information of an electron transparent object. The HolograFREE … more

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