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Nanotribology for Nanomanufacturing (Archived)

Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion and includes studies of friction, adhesion, lubrication, and … more

Smart Grid Program

To develop and demonstrate advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure real-time sensing, control, … more

High-throughput (Combinatorial) "Foundry" for Inorganic Materials: "Data on Demand"

We develop combinatorial measurement methods and metrologies for the rapid generation of comprehensive and consistent datasets. Manufacturers of … more

Optoelectrical Characterization of Nanostructured Photovoltaic Materials and Devices

Photovoltaics technology is usually categorized into three generations: 1) devices based on polysilicon; 2) devices based on thin-film direct … more

Measurements and Standards for Thermoelectric Materials

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials (SRMs), measurement methodologies, and comprehensive data sets (Seebeck coefficient, … more

Smart Grid Version 2.0

 Under the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has "primary … more

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