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Video Surveillance Technologies for Retail Security
Last Updated Date: 02/10/2015

NIST has brought together major stakeholders from the retail and security industries, computer vision technologists/developers, the research … more

Cryogenic Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The mission of the Cryogenic Technologies Project at NIST is to conduct research in cryogenics, working with industry and other government … more

Proficiency Test Results
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Proficiency Test (PT) results are available at no cost to customers who have tested SRMs 2092, 2096, and 2098.   A PT result serves as a means to … more

Bridge Safety
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to guide improvement in construction codes for both rehabilitated and new structures. Destructive and nondestructive data will allow … more

Microcryocooler for Terahertz Detectors
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

NIST and the University of Colorado have been funded since April, 2006, by DARPA to develop a microcryocooler with a volume less than about 4 cm 3 … more

Low Temperature Regenerator and Pulse Tube Losses
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The Cryogenic Technologies Project has been funded by ONR since FY2005 to measure and model the losses in 4 K regenerators and pulse tubes. These … more

Microsystems for Harsh Environment Testing
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate a MEMS-based methodology for evaluating time-dependent mechanical properties of materials that undergo … more

Hydrogen Pipeline Safety
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

We provide critical data, measurement methods and models that enable safe and economical transport, delivery and storage of hydrogen fuel, an … more

Pipeline Safety
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest … more

Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

NIST Test Bed for Explosives Trace Detection
Last Updated Date: 01/22/2015

The NIST Entry Point Screening Test Bed conducts fundamental research to generate measurements and standards that address critical challenges in … more

Public Safety Communications
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

To provide the public safety community with a better understanding of what to expect from new and emerging networking technologies, and accelerate … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

Imaging in the terahertz frequency range enables the detection of concealed weapons and other contraband (e.g., explosives under clothing) without … more

Personal Body Armor
Last Updated Date: 12/05/2014

Our goal is to prevent the catastrophic failure of ballistic body armor by developing measurements and predictive models to test and determine the … more

700 MHz Band Channel Propagation Model
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

To provide telecommunications designers working in public safety communications with channel propagation models to use in simulation and testing. more

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