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Key Comparisons and International Interlaboratory Studies Project
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Interlaboratory studies have long been used to ensure measurement capability for commerce since accurate measurements are necessary for assessing … more

Magnetic Trapping of Ultra Cold Neutrons and Determination of the Mean Lifetime of Neutrons
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

At the request of researchers from the Ionizing Radiation Division, SED staff joined an international team of researchers from NIST, Harvard … more

Use of Bayesian statistics to improve optical measurement uncertainty by combined multi-tool metrology
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Develop a new approach to combine measurements by various reference metrology results in the uncertainty analysis and library-fitting process to … more

Uncertainty analysis for autocorrelated measurement data
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Develop approaches to assess uncertainties for various autocorrelated measurement data.

Experimental Evaluation of Large-Scale Parallel Measurement Systems
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Measurement systems such as those based on microarrays routinely produce thousands of parallel data sets. This project seeks to develop an … more

Tunable Compression of Wind Tunnel Data
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Measurements of pressures exerted by wind on buildings, as are made in wind-tunnel tests involving model buildings instrumented with pressure … more

Using Geodesics in Cell Cytometry
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

This  statistical application involves determining the similarity of cell populations based on comparing cell shapes.

Critical Current Metrology for Nb3Sn
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The main focus of the project is to develop standard techniques for the measurement of critical current of high-temperature and low-temperature … more

Charpy Impact Machine Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

The Charpy impact test is one of the most common tests used to quantify the breaking strength of metallic materials. The test is implemented by … more

Radiative Decay of the Neutron
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Quantum electrodynamics (QED) predicts that a neutron will decay into a proton, electron and anti-neutrino. A small fraction of the time, this … more

Statistics for Ballistics Identification
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

NIST is making advances in the science and technology of ballistics identification of firearms; SED provides statistical analyses and designs as a … more

Cement Characteristics by Direct Phase Assessment
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Worldwide, cement/concrete development and utilization represent significant measurable fractions of national GDP's. Over-reliance on dated modes … more

e-Statistics
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

e-FITS ( link currently only accessible to NIST staff ) is a web-based tool used to generate graphs, tables, and random numbers for a large number … more

NRC Postdoctoral Associate Program
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

Statisticians and probabilists who are motivated and capable of pursuing independent studies are encouraged to consider postdoctoral research … more

Design and Analysis of Key Comparisons
Last Updated Date: 01/27/2015

With the signing of the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) , National Metrology Institutes (NMI's) and Regional Metrology Organizations (RMO's) … more

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