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The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Launches Updated NanoFab Website
Release Date: 10/28/2013

The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST), NIST’s nanotechnology user facility, is pleased to announce a major update to the NanoFab … more

The Reins of Casimir: Engineered Nanostructures Could Offer Way to Control Quantum Effect ... Once a Mystery Is Solved
Release Date: 10/22/2013

You might think that a pair of parallel plates hanging motionless in a vacuum just a fraction of a micrometer away from each other would be like … more

NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Researchers Introduce Blind Students to Nanoscale Science
Release Date: 09/19/2013

Physicists Kevin Twedt (left), who is visually impaired, and Vladimir Aksyuk (right) led a two day educational program to introduce a group of … more

Using FS-ST-FMR for MRAM Research
Release Date: 08/05/2013

Eric Evarts demonstrates the instrument used to take field-swept, spin-torque FMR measurements on devices or films. Click on image for enlarged … more

New Nanoscale Imaging Method Finds Application in Plasmonics
Release Date: 07/16/2013

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Maryland have shown how to make nanoscale … more

CNST Releases the Spring/Summer 2013 Edition of The CNST News
Release Date: 07/01/2013

The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) is pleased to announce the release of the Winter 2013 edition of The CNST N more

New Quantum Dot Technique Combines Best of Optical and Electron Microscopy
Release Date: 06/12/2013

It's not reruns of "The Jetsons", but researchers working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new … more

CNST Hosts Workshop on In Situ Measurements using Transmission Electron Microscopy
Release Date: 06/06/2013

Three aspects of in situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM). On April 11 and 12, 2013, the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology … more

The Better to See You With: Scientists Build Record-Setting Metamaterial Flat Lens
Release Date: 05/23/2013

For the first time, scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new type of lens that … more

Squishy Hydrogels May Be the Ticket for Studying Biological Effects of Nanoparticles
Release Date: 05/14/2013

A class of water-loving, jelly-like materials with uses ranges ranging from the mundane, such as superabsorbent diaper liners, to the … more

CFEB "Rookie of the Year" Award Winner
Release Date: 05/09/2013

The Colorado Federal Executive Board (CFEB) promotes strategic partnering, communication, and collaboration among the Federal agencies located in … more

SRC, NIST Introduce Second Phase of Nanoelectronics Research Initiative with $5 Million in Annual Funding to Develop Post-CMOS Electronics
Release Date: 05/08/2013

Additional Media Contact: SRC: Dan Francisco 916-293-9030 NRI Second Phase Features Multi-University Network Focused on Research Centers at SUNY's … more

New Temporal Filtering Technique Improves Solid-State Single Photon Sources
Release Date: 05/08/2013

Schematic showing a single photon source (SPS) that is created from a quantum dot (QD) by optically pumping it with a periodically pulsed laser.  … more

Shaking Things Up: NIST Researchers Propose New Old Way to Purify Carbon Nanotubes
Release Date: 04/30/2013

An old, somewhat passé, trick used to purify protein samples based on their affinity for water has found new fans at the National Institute of … more

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