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Simpler, Faster and Cheaper: A Full-filling Approach to Making Carbon Nanotubes of Consistent Quality
Release Date: 07/15/2016

Just as many of us might be resigned to clogged salt shakers or rush-hour traffic, those working to exploit the special properties of carbon … more

Nanoworld “Snow Blowers” Carve Straight Channels in Semiconductor Surfaces
Release Date: 12/28/2015

In the nanoworld, tiny particles of gold can operate like snow blowers, churning through surface layers of an important class of semiconductors to … more

Mixing Modern Materials? NIST Math App Helps You Manage Your Mashup
Release Date: 12/22/2015

Imagine you’re baking a special cake, one in which the shape of each mote of spice mixed into the batter can have a profound effect on your … more

NFL, Under Armour, GE & National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ANNOUNCE FIVE WINNERS OF Head Health Challenge III
Release Date: 12/15/2015

Open Innovation Challenge to Accelerate the Development of Energy-Absorbing Materials to Protect Against Head Injury NEW YORK – The National … more

New Imaging Technique Finds Formation of Aluminum Alloys to Blame for Next-Gen Battery Failures
Release Date: 03/03/2015

Researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the University of Maryland, and Sandia National Laboratories, … more

Public-Private Sector Partners Launch $2 Million Open Innovation Challenge to Find Advanced Energy Absorbing Materials
Release Date: 01/29/2015

NFL, GE & Under Armour collaborate with U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Head Health … more

Lighten Up! New NIST Research Facility Gives Material Help to Automakers
Release Date: 08/26/2014

Want to make more fuel-efficient cars and trucks? Build them out of lighter materials. Feeling the heat. New NIST instrument in the Center for … more

New NIST Metamaterial Gives Light a One-Way Ticket
Release Date: 07/01/2014

The light-warping structures known as metamaterials have a new trick in their ever-expanding repertoire. Researchers at the National Institute of … more

Call for Comments: A Strategic Plan for the Materials Genome Initiative
Release Date: 06/27/2014

The federal government is looking for public comment on a draft strategic plan for the Obama administration's Materials Genome Initiative (MGI). … more

Better Materials for Safer Sports: Time to Use Our Heads
Release Date: 05/30/2014

On May 29, 2014, at the White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, President Obama highlighted both the need for greater national … more

NIST Announces New Center for Materials Research to Advance Manufacturing and Innovation
Release Date: 12/03/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today that it has selected a consortium led by Northwestern University to … more

Researchers from U.S. and Korea Collaborate on Graphene Research
Release Date: 11/07/2013

Thermopower image of epitaxial graphene. The three distinct indexed regions correspond to (l) monolayer graphene, (ll) bilayer graphene, and (lll) … more

Perfect Faults: A Self-Correcting Crystal May Unleash the Next Generation of Advanced Communications
Release Date: 11/05/2013

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have joined with an international team to engineer and measure a … more

NIST Seeks Proposals to Establish New Center of Excellence on Advanced Materials Research
Release Date: 06/28/2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced a competition to create an Advanced Materials Center of Excellence to … more

NIST Announces Plan to Create Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research
Release Date: 06/24/2013

Soft materials such as complex polymers pose particular problems for theory and modeling. This molecular dynamics simulation done at NIST shows … more

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