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Metrology of the Ohm

Resistance standards traceable to NIST provide references for measurements of current at levels from 3000 A to below 20 fA and are used to support … more

Quantum Conductance

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids

Electricity meters today face unprecedented challenges, from distorted waveforms on the grid, bidirectional metering for renewables, and the use … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … 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

Novel Sources for Focused-ion Beams

Focused beams of ions have a wide range of uses, from nanoscale imaging to the fabrication of nanomaterials. In the CNST, researchers are … more

Instruments
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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