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CNST Releases the Fall 2014 Edition of the CNST News
Release Date: 12/18/2014

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

NIST Sensor Could Improve One of Nano Research’s Most Useful Microscopes
Release Date: 12/16/2014

Spotting molecule-sized features—common in computer circuits and nanoscale devices—may become both easier and more accurate with a sensor … more

iNEMI Board of Directors Visits NIST
Release Date: 12/10/2014

NIST hosted the Board of Directors of the International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI) on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, for a half-day … more

PML Outreach Promotes STEM Excitement
Release Date: 12/10/2014

Michael Postek of PML's Semiconductor & Dimensional Metrology Division has been an instrumental part of an outreach to bring access to … more

NIST-Intel Partnership Workshop
Release Date: 12/03/2014

In November, 2014, NIST hosted the seventh in a series of workshops in a NIST-Intel partnership effort on Emerging Nanoscale Interface and … 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

Computing with Single Atoms
Release Date: 11/26/2014

Left: Large atomic terraces. Right: Atomic resolution patterning by scanning tunneling microscope . As features on silicon microchips continue to … 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

Five NIST Scientists Win APS Awards
Release Date: 11/25/2014

Five scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have won major awards from the American Physical Society, the … more

NIST Study Suggests Light May Be Skewing Lab Tests on Nanoparticles' Health Effects
Release Date: 11/18/2014

Truth shines a light into dark places. But sometimes to find that truth in the first place, it’s better to stay in the dark. That’s what recent … more

Novel Sodium-Conducting Material Could Improve Rechargeable Batteries
Release Date: 11/04/2014

Rechargeable battery manufacturers may get a jolt from research performed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several … 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

Simultaneous Imaging of Ferromagnetic and Ferroelectric Domains
Release Date: 10/01/2014

SEMPA image of a 15 µm-diameter cobalt iron d 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

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