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Penetrating Insights: NIST Airframe Tests Help Ensure Better Shielding for Flight Instruments
Release Date: 08/25/2009

Airline travelers are used to being instructed to turn off computers and cell phones during takeoffs and landings as a precaution against … more

Hankering for Molecular Electronics? Grab the New NIST Sandwich
Release Date: 08/25/2009

The flip-chip lamination method creates an ultra-smooth gold surface (left), which allows the organic molecules to form a thin yet even layer … more

Novel Temperature Calibration Improves NIST Microhotplate Technology
Release Date: 08/11/2009

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new calibration technique that will improve the … more

Uncertainty Analysis for Pulse Parameters
Release Date: 07/01/2009

Oscilloscopes are routinely used to measure the properties of a wide variety of pulsed waveforms, including digital data streams in computers and … more

NIST YouTube Channel Features Ultraprecise Measurement with Lasers
Release Date: 06/30/2009

The latest addition to the growing selection of videos on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) YouTube Channel ( … more

Nanosoccer Robots Ready to Compete in Upcoming RoboCup Games
Release Date: 06/16/2009

T he National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be serving up "soccer under glass" - the glass of a microscope lens - when … more

NIST Discovers How Strain at Grain Boundaries Suppresses High-Temperature Superconductivity
Release Date: 06/16/2009

Electron microscope image of two superconducting thin films that meet at a 6 degree tilt boundary (the dark line running through the image). The … more

Memory with a Twist: NIST Develops a Flexible Memristor
Release Date: 06/02/2009

Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and … more

NIST’s LIDAR May Offer Peerless Precision in Remote Measurements
Release Date: 06/02/2009

By combining the best of two different distance measurement approaches with a super-accurate technology called an optical frequency comb, … more

High-Order Coherences of Chaotic and Coherent Light
Release Date: 06/01/2009

Researchers in the Optoelectronics Division of EEEL, in collaboration with colleagues at MIT and MIT Lincoln Laboratory, have demonstrated a new … more

NIST Helping Improve Speed Measurements for Cars, Bullets
Release Date: 05/20/2009

While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of … more

NIST Engineers Discover Fundamental Flaw in Transistor Noise Theory
Release Date: 05/20/2009

Pacemakers, like the implanted one shown in this image, are among the low-power devices that could be affected by new NIST findings about … more

New Nanotube Coating Enables Novel Laser Power Meter
Release Date: 05/05/2009

The U.S. military can now calibrate high-power laser systems, such as those intended to defuse unexploded mines, more quickly and easily thanks to … more

NIST Super-Sensors to Measure ‘Signature’ of Inflationary Universe
Release Date: 05/05/2009

What happened in the first trillionth of a trillionth of a trillionth of a second after the Big Bang? Super-sensitive microwave detectors, built … more

Conference Offers Insight Into Exploration of Nano-sized Electronics
Release Date: 04/21/2009

New methods for exploring the behavior of the high-performance electronics materials and devices that will shape the future of the electronics … more

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