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Electronics & Telecommunications Portal - Overview

In the realm of electrons and light, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides the standards, develops the instruments, and performs the calibrations necessary to keep both the smallest electronic components and the largest power grids running smoothly and safely.

Programs and Projects
Quantum Voltage System Development and Dissemination

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

Advanced High Frequency Devices

The Advanced High Frequency Devices Program develops measurement methods to determine the characteristics of advanced electronics and devices at … more

Biomagnetic Imaging Standards and Microsystems

The Magnetics Group's program in biomagnetic imaging standards and microsystems develops calibration standards and new types of magnetic contrast … more

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics

The Magnetics Group's program in magnetodynamics and spin electronics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Superconductor Electromechanics

The Magnetics Group's program in superconductor electromechanics has moved to the University of Colorado. Contact principal investigators … more

High-Speed Measurements

Today's economy relies on high-speed communications that ride fiber-optic networks, and PML physicists play a crucial role in providing the means … more

Instruments
Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility

The Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division utilizes a fully automated, dual-chamber molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system for the growth of … more

Scanning Auger Microprobe

A JEOL model 7830F field emission source, scanning Auger microscope. more

Software
Seamless and Secure Mobility - Tools

A simulation platform based on NS-2 as been developed in order to leverage publicly available modules for several wireless and wired technologies. more

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