NIST logo
NIST Home > Electronics and Telecommunications Portal 

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
Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

CMOS Device and Reliability

The CMOS Device and Reliability Project develops advanced metrology tools to enable high performance CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) … more

Three-Dimensional Nanometer Metrology

Three-dimensional measurements of nanometer-scale structures are of increasing importance for nanoscience and nanomanufacturing, including the … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Metrology for Advanced Bioelectronics

We are developing electronic chip-based technology for DNA and protein analysis for industry. This research will help revolutionize health care, … 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

*
Bookmark and Share

contact_18_1 

General Information:
301-975-NIST (6478) Telephone
inquiries@nist.gov Email

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1070
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070