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Accelerometer Calibration Service
Release Date: 02/19/2015

In a few weeks, NIST will begin offering a new, state-of-the-art calibration service for accelerometers. Based on a technique called laser … more

New NIST Tools to Help Boost Wireless Channel Frequencies and Capacity
Release Date: 02/18/2015

Smartphones and tablets are everywhere, which is great for communications but a growing burden on wireless channels. Forecasted huge increases in … more

Hybrid Memory Device for Superconducting Computing
Release Date: 01/23/2015

A team of NIST scientists has devised and demonstrated a novel nanoscale memory technology for superconducting computing that could hasten the … more

New Time-Stamp Service for NASDAQ
Release Date: 12/10/2014

The NIST disciplined oscillator (far right) is a NIST-supplied clock that can be installed at any location worldwide and that is synchronized to … more

NIST Study 'Makes the Case' for RFID Forensic Evidence Management
Release Date: 12/04/2014

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags—devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people—have become … more

NIST-Intel Partnership Workshop
Release Date: 12/03/2014

In November, 2014, NIST hosted the seventh in a series of workshops in a NIST-Intel partnership effort on Emerging Nanoscale Interface and … more

Low Error-Rate Detectors for Telecom
Release Date: 12/02/2014

NIST scientists have devised an experimental photon-detection system for communications with error rates far below even the most ideal … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … more

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules
Release Date: 10/22/2014

A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes … more

Strengthening Thin-Film Bonds with Ultrafast Data Collection
Release Date: 10/17/2014

When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by researchers … more

NIST Quantum Probe Enhances Electric Field Measurements
Release Date: 10/07/2014

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Michigan have demonstrated a technique based on the … more

NIST Releases Final Version of Smart Grid Framework, Update 3.0
Release Date: 10/01/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published its NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, … more

Simultaneous Imaging of Ferromagnetic and Ferroelectric Domains
Release Date: 10/01/2014

SEMPA image of a 15 µm-diameter cobalt iron d more

NIST Helps Develop New Standard for Microsensor Technology
Release Date: 09/09/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of … more

Scientists Shed Light on Organic Photovoltaic Characteristics
Release Date: 09/02/2014

Organic photovoltaic sample under test. (Click image to enlarge.) Photovoltaic devices, also kno more

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