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Electronics & Telecommunications Sensors Programs & Projects

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Single Photonics and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/06/2015

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

Magnetodynamics and Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The Division's program in spin electronics and nanoscale spin dynamics develops new measurement techniques to characterize the high frequency … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Quantum Processing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Fiber Sources and Applications
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This … more

High-Speed Measurements
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

Today's economy relies on high-speed communications that ride fiber-optic networks, and PML physicists play a crucial role in providing the means … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

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

Acceleration, Vibration, and Acoustics
Last Updated Date: 06/25/2015

The Acceleration, Vibration, and Acoustics (AVA) Project advances the measurement science, develops standards, and provides calibration services … more

Micro- and Nanoelectromechanical Systems
Last Updated Date: 05/26/2015

Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) are integrated devices with critical applications in sensing, timing, signal processing, and biomedical … more

Smart Grid Program
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

To develop and demonstrate advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure real-time sensing, control, … more

Advanced Metering in Smart Distribution Grids
Last Updated Date: 05/19/2015

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

Laser Radiometry
Last Updated Date: 05/08/2015

Accurate characterization of photonic equipment is important for optical communications, medical devices, semiconductor lithography, manufacturing … more

Smart Grid Version 2.0
Last Updated Date: 12/03/2010

 Under the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has "primary … more

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