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Hardness Standardization

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Atomistic Potentials and the Future of Nanomaterials Metrology

As part of NIST's response to the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI), this project provides resources to address some of the challenges to the … more

Continuing Support for Cement Manufacturing

Cement manufacturers and their customers rely on the NIST Portland cement SRMs for laboratory qualification under ASTM International C 114-07 … more

Metrics for Reactive Wetting in Complex Systems

For processes involving wetting between two materials, classically defined metrics such as surface or interface energy and contact angle are only … more

Magnetic Imaging

Our goal is to develop a real-time magnetic domain imaging system and apply it to technologically important systems, including data-storage and … more

Lead-Free Surface Finishes for Electronic Components: Tin Whisker Growth

This project will provide data and materials measurements necessary to improve the reliability of solder interconnects degraded by the switch to … more

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