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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
Nanomagnetic Imaging

The microscopic arrangement of the magnetic structure within a thin metal film plays a fundamental role in many technological applications ranging … more

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

Theory of Spin Transfer Torque

The working of countless electronic devices involves electric and magnetic effects interacting within nanostructured materials. In the phenomenon … more

Nanomagnet Dynamics

We develop methods and facilities for measuring magnetization dynamics in magnetic nanostructures with a particular emphasis on the emerging needs … 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

Superconductor Electromechanics

The program measures the critical current of superconductor wires as a function of magnetic field, temperature, and mechanical strain, and … 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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