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Systems Integration for Additive Manufacturing

Numerous research efforts are underway to reduce the time and improve the quality of the product realization process for additive manufacturing. A … more

SI Length and Traceability

We maintain and develop methods to provide traceability to the meter via laser frequency/wavelength. The most significant source of uncertainty in … more

Wide-area Monitoring and Control of Smart Grid

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

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids

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

Advanced Dimensional Measurement Systems for Manufacturing

The Advanced Dimensional Measurement Systems for Manufacturing (ADMSM) project provides the measurement science and infrastructure needed by … more

Optical Methods for 3-D Nanostructure Metrology

We develop new approaches to optical microscopy and electromagnetic modeling to enable improved metrology of nanoscale structures with dimensions … more

Aperture area measurement facility

NIST has established an absolute aperture area measurement facility for circular and near-circular apertures use in radiometric instruments. The … more

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