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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
Nanoelectronic Device Metrology

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable innovation and advanced … more

AC-DC Difference

The NIST ac-dc Difference Project provides U.S. industry with the essential link between ac and the corresponding dc electrical standards via a … more

Three-Dimensional Nanometer Metrology

 We develop best-in-the-world 3D nanometer-scale dimensional measurement methods, reference artifacts and measurement protocols. To improve the … more

Quantum Processing

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Quantum Sensors

The Quantum Sensors Project develops sensors based on quantum phenomena for spectroscopy, imaging, and other precision measurements for … more

Infrared optical properties of materials and components

Accurate measurements of the optical properties of materials in the infrared spectral range play an increasingly important role in the aerospace … more

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

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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