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Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

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

Smart Grid Interoperability Testbed Facility
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

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

Smart Grid Communication Networks
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

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

Power Conditioning Systems for Renewables, Storage, and Microgrids
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

This project develops the measurement science necessary to support the widespread use of advanced power electronics to provided new … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

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

Cybersecurity for Smart Grid Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

Smart grid cybersecurity must address not only deliberate attacks, such as from disgruntled employees, industrial espionage, and terrorists, but … more

Building Integration with Smart Grid
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

New measurement science and industry standards are needed to enable building systems and consumers to interact with a future “smart grid,” which … more

Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 05/04/2016

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

Fundamental Chemical Metrology
Last Updated Date: 04/26/2016

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

Thermodynamics of ATP in Solution
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

Quantum chemical calculations have proven to be a reliable tool for the prediction of thermodynamics quantities, particularly for smaller organic … more

Reactivity of Nanoparticle Catalysts
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

Transition metal nanoparticle catalysts show great promise as the key enabling breakthrough for the realization of efficient and economical fuel … more

Prediction of Global Warming Potential
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The global warming potential (GWP) of a number of compounds used by U.S. industry is not known or poorly known. Working with the EPA, a set of … more

Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 04/14/2016

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

A Fundamental Study of the Conformational Phase Behavior of Chain Molecules at Interfaces
Last Updated Date: 03/31/2016

Chain molecules tethered or adsorbed to solid surfaces are at the heart of a wide range of technologies. Examples include colloidal particle … more

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