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NIST, UC Davis Scientists Float New Approach to Creating Computer Memory
Release Date: 10/08/2015

What can skyrmions do for you? These ghostly quantum rings, heretofore glimpsed only under extreme laboratory conditions, just might be the basis … more

NASCTN Initiates First Spectrum-Sharing Project
Release Date: 09/23/2015

The National Advanced Spectrum and Communications Test Network (NASCTN) has launched its first spectrum-sharing project, focusing on the 3.5 GHz … more

NIST Physicists Show ‘Molecules’ Made of Light May Be Possible
Release Date: 09/08/2015

It’s not lightsaber time, not yet. But a team including theoretical physicists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has … more

NIST Teams with Industry and Academia to Tackle Next-Generation Wireless Channel Challenges
Release Date: 08/11/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formed an international alliance with about a dozen telecommunications companies and … more

NIST Method for Spotting Quantum Dots Could Help Make High-Performance Nanophotonic Devices
Release Date: 08/10/2015

Life may be as unpredictable as a box of chocolates, but ideally, you always know what you’re going to get from a quantum dot. A quantum dot … more

NIST and NTIA Seek Industry Partners for Public Safety Communications Test Bed
Release Date: 07/14/2015

The Commerce Department’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program is signing up a new round of industry collaborators for the test … more

Interface Engineering Leads to Advances in Organic Spintronics
Release Date: 06/30/2015

Sujitra Pookpanratana applies the organic monolayers onto the cobalt surfaces to tune the magnetic properties of the Co-molecule interface. … more

NIST Group Maps Distribution of Carbon Nanotubes in Composite Materials
Release Date: 06/29/2015

Despite their small size and simple structure, carbon nanotubes—essentially sheets of graphene rolled up into straws—have all sorts of potentially … more

NIST Revises Key Computer Security Publication on Random Number Generation
Release Date: 06/25/2015

In response to public concerns about cryptographic security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formally revised its … more

NIST Develops First ‘Roadmap’ for Public Safety Communications Research
Release Date: 05/26/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published the first “roadmap” for the next 20 years of research needed to establish … more

Global Cities Expo to Showcase ‘Internet of Things’ Apps, June 1
Release Date: 05/20/2015

The community of the future will solve problems using machines linked and coordinated by Internet-style networks. For a glimpse of this exciting … more

NIST Aims for Tool to Help Manufacturers Select Wireless Network That’s Right for Them
Release Date: 05/14/2015

Going wireless is appealing to a growing number of manufacturers. Using wireless sensor networks to monitor and control equipment and processes … more

Photonic Thermometers: Out of the Lab, Into a Bucket of Water
Release Date: 04/28/2015

Close-ups of two "packaged" photonic thermometers, each with its ponytail of optical fibers. A droplet of hardened, transparent epoxy (center) … more

Seeing 3D Shapes with SEM
Release Date: 04/27/2015

A three-dimensional reconstruction of chip features from measurements using the NIST model-library method. As microchip feature dimensions … more

Nanoelectronics Conference Focuses on Future of Semiconductor Manufacturing
Release Date: 04/22/2015

The characterization technology needed for nanoelectronic materials and device research, development, and manufacturing was discussed by experts … more

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