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Electronics & Telecommunications Portal - Overview

In the realm of electrons and light, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides the standards, develops the instruments, and performs the calibrations necessary to keep both the smallest electronic components and the largest power grids running smoothly and safely.

Programs and Projects
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

Super-Continuum Laser Solar Simulator

This research leverages a new laser technology, the super-continuum laser, to produce a programmable solar simulator that can rapidly configure to … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Acceleration, Vibration, and Acoustics

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

Spectrum Sharing

Spectrum sharing research in the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) is motivated by national priorities to expand the availability of … more

Nanoelectronic Device Metrology

The Nanoelectronic Device Metrology (NEDM) project is developing the measurement science infrastructure that will enable innovation and advanced … 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

Scanning Auger Microprobe

A JEOL model 7830F field emission source, scanning Auger microscope. more

Software
Seamless and Secure Mobility - Tools

A simulation platform based on NS-2 as been developed in order to leverage publicly available modules for several wireless and wired technologies. more

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