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CNST Releases the Spring/Summer 2015 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 07/28/2015

  The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the … more

Hooked on Phonons: NIST-led Research Group Measures Graphene Vibrations
Release Date: 06/16/2015

An international research group led by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Center for Nanoscale Science and … more

NIST’s ‘Nano-Raspberries’ Could Bear Fruit in Fuel Cells
Release Date: 06/09/2015

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a fast, simple process for making platinum … 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

Researchers Take First Pictures of Baby Nanotubes
Release Date: 12/01/2014

Single-walled carbon nanotubes are loaded with desirable properties. In particular, the ability to conduct electricity at high rates of speed … more

Research in Images: Cutaway View of Nanoparticles in a Neural Cell
Release Date: 11/26/2014

click on image for full-size version NIST's Precision Imaging Facility (PIF) in Boulder, Colo., provides a variety of advanced tools for precisely … more

NIST Offers Electronics Industry Two Ways to Snoop on Self-Organizing Molecules
Release Date: 10/22/2014

A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes … more

NIST Scientists Improve Microscopic Batteries with Homebuilt Imaging Analysis
Release Date: 09/26/2014

In a rare case of having their cake and eating it too, scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other … more

World’s Smallest Reference Material is Big Plus for Nanotechnology
Release Date: 09/24/2014

If it's true that good things come in small packages, then the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make anyone working … more

Guidelines for Enhancing Solar Cells Using Surface Plasmon Polaritons
Release Date: 08/15/2014

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have established guidelines for using surface plasmon polaritons … 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

CNST Releases the Winter/Spring 2014 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 05/28/2014

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the Winter/Spring 2014 edition of The CNST News. … more

Looking Inside: Assessing the Chemical Composition of a Metal-Organic Framework with Nanoscale Resolution
Release Date: 03/11/2014

Mixed-linker metal–organic frameworks were characterized using photothermal induced resonance (PTIR), a novel technique that combines the lateral … more

NIST Microanalysis Technique Makes the Most of Small Nanoparticle Samples
Release Date: 02/24/2014

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have demonstrated that they … more

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