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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
Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics

The Nanoscale Spin Dynamics Group develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as resonance, switching, and damping. We apply our … more

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics

The Spin Electronics Group develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization in … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Spectrum Sharing

Spectrum sharing research in the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) is motivated by national priorities to expand the availability of … more

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

Fiber Sources and Applications

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This … 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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