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Rochford Chosen to Head New Joint NIST/NTIA Communications Lab
Release Date: 03/25/2014

Officials of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have announced the selection of Kent Rochford to head NIST's new … more

PML Scientists Develop 3D SEM Metrology for 10 nm Structures
Release Date: 03/21/2014

Dr. András Vladár operates the NIST dimensional metrology reference scanning electron microscope. PML researchers have devised an idea for … more

Portable Frequency Comb Rolls Out of the Lab
Release Date: 03/20/2014

Co-developers Laura Sinclair (left) and Ian Coddington with a test version of the newly miniaturized portable frequency comb that fits in two … more

Cell Phones and Cable Signals: Interference Can Happen
Release Date: 03/20/2014

Jason Coder (left) and John Ladbury in the reverberation chamber used for studying interference between cell phones … more

Magnetization Dynamics on the Femtosecond Time Scale
Release Date: 03/20/2014

The photon beam line of a HHG experiment to observe the dynamics of exchange interactions in a ferromagnetic alloy. X-ray pulses … more

NIST Chips Help BICEP2 Telescope Find Direct Evidence of Origin of the Universe
Release Date: 03/18/2014

The view back in time—way back to the origins of the universe—just got clearer. Much clearer. NIST chip identical to the 16 chips integrated into … more

Magnetic Attraction: Physicists Pay Homage to the SQUID at 50
Release Date: 03/11/2014

From humble beginnings in a series of accidental discoveries, SQUIDs have invaded and enhanced many areas of science and medicine, thanks, in … more

JILA Physicists Discover 'Quantum Droplet' in Semiconductor
Release Date: 02/26/2014

JILA physicists used an ultrafast laser and help from German theorists to discover a new semiconductor quasiparticle—a handful of smaller … more

Stirred, Then Shaken: NIST Atomtronic Study May Pave the Way for New Devices
Release Date: 02/19/2014

While pursuing the goal of turning a cloud of ultracold atoms into a completely new kind of circuit element, physicists at the National Institute … more

Nearly Everyone Uses Piezoelectrics. Be Nice to Know How They Work.
Release Date: 01/29/2014

Piezoelectrics—materials that can change mechanical stress to electricity and back again—are everywhere in modern life. Computer hard drives. Loud … more

MML Researcher R. Joseph Kline Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Release Date: 01/15/2014

Material Measurement Laboratory researcher R. Joseph Kline was recently named among the 102 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for … more

President Obama Announces New Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Release Date: 01/15/2014

WASHINGTON, DC – The President today will announce new steps with the private sector to strengthen the manufacturing sector, boost advanced … more

Quantum Physics Could Make Secure, Single-Use Computer Memories Possible
Release Date: 01/14/2014

Computer security systems may one day get a boost from quantum physics, as a result of recent research from the National Institute of Standards … more

31,558,149,764 Milliseconds in Review: NIST in 2013
Release Date: 12/17/2013

Milestones on the way to quantum computing. A landmark study of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes. Publication of a draft … more

High-Tech Measurements for High-Frequency Antennas
Release Date: 11/14/2013

A team of researchers at NIST’s Antenna Metrology Lab in Boulder, CO has devised a first-of-its-kind system – combining a precision 3-meter … more

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