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Programs and Projects
AC-DC Difference

The NIST ac-dc Difference Project provides U.S. industry with the essential link between ac and the corresponding dc electrical standards via a … more

Quantum Processing

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Quantum Sensors

The Quantum Sensors Project develops sensors based on quantum phenomena for spectroscopy, imaging, and other precision measurements for … more

Quantum Voltage System Project

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

Electronic Kilogram

This project provides the basis for a new definition of mass, based on unchanging quantum properties of nature rather than a physical artifact. … more

Single Photonics and Quantum Information

The smallest unit of light is a “photon”. Generation, manipulation and measurement of light at or near the fundamental limit of a photon can … more

Molecular Beam Epitaxy Facility

The Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division utilizes a fully automated, dual-chamber molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system for the growth of … more

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