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Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

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

Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Without ubiquitous, accurate, and reliable real-time sensors, the electric grid will not have the resiliency, reliability, and capacity to manage … more

Power Conditioning Systems for Renewables, Storage, and Microgrids
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

The introduction of variable renewables, storage and microgrids into today's electrical grid requires conversion of electric power from one form … more

Smart Grid Communication Networks
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

While there is a clear need for communication networks supporting reliable information transfer between the various entities in the electric grid, … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

Electricity meters today face unprecedented challenges, from distorted waveforms on the grid, bidirectional metering for renewables, and the use … more

Smart Grid System Testbed Facility
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

NIST is charged by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) with facilitation of interoperability standards to enable successful … more

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/18/2015

The Chemical Sciences Division serves as the Nation’s reference laboratory for chemical compositional measurements and standards to enhance U.S. … more

ANSI N42.42 Standard
Last Updated Date: 05/14/2015

The purpose of the N42 data format is to facilitate manufacturer-independent transfer of information from radiation measurement instruments for … more

Power Devices and Thermal Metrology
Last Updated Date: 05/05/2015

The Power Devices and Thermal Metrology Project develops electrical and thermal measurement methods and equipment to support development and … more

Pressure
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2015

 The NIST Thermodynamic Metrology Group (TMG) provides critical research into pressure measurement capabilities improving uncertainties in user … more

WWV Broadcast Format
Last Updated Date: 04/28/2015

WWV Broadcast Format

Atomic Spectroscopy Data Center
Last Updated Date: 04/27/2015

Critical compilations of atomic energy levels, transition wavelengths, and transition probabilities. Online databases.   more

Absolute Ag108 Characterization Based on Gamma-Gamma Coincident Detection by Two Nai (TI) Detectors
Last Updated Date: 04/02/2015

A two-dimensional analysis of three coincident gamma-rays in 108 Ag m decay, detected by two NaI(Tl) scintillation detectors, allows a direct … more

Applications of Diagnostic X-ray Spectrometers
Last Updated Date: 04/02/2015

The Dosimetry Group designs, fabricates, and calibrates bent-crystal optics and diagnostic spectrometers for customers around the world. more

ERCC
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2015

Therapies for diseases like cancer are based on information found in a patient's DNA, and their effectiveness relies on the ability to complete an … more

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