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Far-infrared Spectroscopy of Biomolecules
Last Updated Date: 11/20/2014

Far-infrared (or terahertz/THz, ca. 25 to 300 micron wavelength) femtosecond pulsed laser and Fourier-transform infrared methods are employed to … more

Ultra-Wideband Location
Last Updated Date: 11/19/2014

This page provides a summary of the testing and evaluation conducted at NIST on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) location systems for first responders.

Biomanufacturing
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

Protein drugs are the top selling pharmaceuticals worldwide, a hundred billion dollar industry, but also the fastest growing category of health … more

Accelerator Facilities
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Radiation Physics Division's accelerator facilities continue to support a broad range of research efforts in the areas of industrial and … more

Radioactivity Standard Reference Material Program
Last Updated Date: 10/09/2014

The Standard Reference Materials Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides science, industry, and government … more

Boulder MicroFabrication Facility
Last Updated Date: 10/08/2014

The Boulder MicroFabrication Facility (BMF) is an 18,000 square feet class 100 clean room located in the new Precision Measurement Laboratory. The … more

Nanotube Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/02/2014

Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more

Affect of Partial Charge Calculation Method on Adsorption Thermodynamics
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

In classical molecular simulations, electrostatic contributions to the potential energy are typically accounted for by assigning partial charges … more

Optical Spectroscopy of Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 09/30/2014

Understanding the underlying chemistry and physics of nanomaterials, including noble and transition metallic nanoparticles, carbon nanotubes, and … more

MEMS Measurement Science and Standards
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2014

Our goal is to provide technical leadership in R&D for the MEMS measurement infrastructure essential to improving U.S. economic … more

Metrology for Advanced Bioelectronics
Last Updated Date: 09/29/2014

We are developing electronic chip-based technology for DNA and protein analysis for industry. This research will help revolutionize health care, … more

NIST Standard Reference Simulation Website
Last Updated Date: 09/24/2014

The Standard Reference Simulation Website is an ongoing project whose aim is to provide well-documented simulation results for a variety of … more

Clinical Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 09/16/2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Clinical Quality Assurance Program (ClinQAP) to support the … more

Dental Materials Project
Last Updated Date: 09/11/2014

Our goal is to enable the development and manufacturing of biomaterials for oral health moving forward in 21st century by providing critical … more

COMPLETED: Nanoscale Thermal Properties Project
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2014

Our goal is to develop measurement techniques to characterize the changes in thermal transport and thermal transition temperatures in polymeric … more

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