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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
Theory of the optical properties of materials
The overarching objective of this project is reliably calculating the bulk optical properties of materials, such as complex index of refraction, … more
CMOS Device and Reliability
The CMOS Device and Reliability Project aims to develop new metrology tools for characterizing high-performance complementary … more
Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
We synthesize semiconductor nanostructures to serve both as test structures for measurement techniques and as building blocks for novel metrology … more
Electromagnetic Compatibility of Smart Grid Devices and Systems
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) ensures that all electrical and electronic devices function reliably in their intended environments. This … more
Smart Grid Interoperability Testbed Facility
NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more
Smart Grid Communication Networks
While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … 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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