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Oxygen Ions for Fuel Cells Get Loose at Low(er) Temperatures
Release Date: 06/24/2008

Seeking to understand a new fuel cell material, a research team working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in … more

NIST Chemists Get Scoop on Crude 'Oil' from Pig Manure
Release Date: 06/10/2008

After a close examination of crude oil made from pig manure, chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are certain … more

Improved Ion Mobility Is Key to New Hydrogen Storage Compound
Release Date: 05/13/2008

A materials scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has deciphered the structure of a new class of materials that … more

More Solid than Solid: A Potential Hydrogen-Storage Compound
Release Date: 04/01/2008

One of the key engineering challenges to building a clean, efficient, hydrogen-powered car is how to design the fuel tank. Storing enough raw … more

NIST Building Facility for Hydrogen Pipeline Testing
Release Date: 01/23/2008

Efforts to create a “hydrogen economy” to reduce U.S. oil imports will get a boost from a new laboratory at the National Institute of Standards … more

NIST Helps Heat Pumps ‘Go With the Flow’ to Boost Output
Release Date: 01/23/2008

Air-source heat pumps typically deliver 1 1/2 to three times more heating energy to a home than the electric energy they consume. This is possible … more

NIST Announces First Observation of 'Persistent Flow' in a Gas
Release Date: 11/27/2007

Using laser light to stir an ultracold gas of atoms, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Joint … more

NIST Posts Online Database of Cryogenic Materials Properties
Release Date: 11/08/2007

In response to numerous inquiries from academia, industry, and other government labs, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) … more

NIST Physicist Honored for Measuring Forces between Ultra-cool Atoms
Release Date: 10/25/2007

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named NIST physicist Paul D. Lett as one of its new fellows. AAAS cites Lett … more

Fourteen Prepare for Baldrige Site Visits
Release Date: 09/27/2007

Starting in mid-October, teams of business, education, health care and nonprofit experts will visit 14 organizations as the final review stage for … more

NIST Physicist Receives APS I.I. Rabi Prize
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The American Physical Society (APS) announced last week the selection of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) physicist Jun Ye, … more

2006 Machine Translation Evaluation Results Posted
Release Date: 11/09/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has posted at www.nist.gov/speech/tests/mt the results of the NIST 2006 Machine … more

New Reference Materials Support Industrial Zeolites
Release Date: 09/14/2006

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued three new reference materials to support researchers studying the properties … more

NIST’s New Advanced Imaging Facility Peers Inside Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Release Date: 08/15/2006

GAITHERSBURG, MD –Thanks to a new and improved imaging instrument at the Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology … more

Rooftop PV Data for Better Energy Prediction Models
Release Date: 06/22/2006

  NIST’s new Roof Photovoltaic Test Facility duplicates real-life conditions to monitor photovoltaic (PV) systems blended into concrete tile, … more

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