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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
Magnetic Nanostructures for post-CMOS Electronics

Our goal is to address the metrology of magnetic effects at the nanoscale level. Nanomagnet arrays form the basis for major data storage … more

Future Directions for Magnetic Sensors

Our goal is to develop the scientific understanding needed to allow modeling and simulation to become the driving force in improving magnetic … more

Organic Electronics and Photovoltaics

Organic electronics and photovoltaic technology are reaching critical mass with the establishment of a U.S. consortium and the recent introduction … more

COMPLETED: Dimensional Metrology for Nanoscale Patterns

Our goal is to develop and demonstrate precise measurement methods that quantify the physical shape, critical dimensions (CD) and the structure of … more

Smart Grid Program

The objective of the Smart Grid Program is to develop and deploy advances in measurement science to enable integration of interoperable and secure … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources

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

Scanning Auger Microprobe

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

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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