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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
Thin Film Electronics

The Thin Film Electronics Project develops rigorous measurements and methodology needed for continued U.S. leadership in manufacturing and … more

Electromagnetic Compatibility of Smart Grid Devices and Systems

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) ensures that all electrical and electronic devices function reliably in their intended environments.  This … more

Cyber Physical Systems Program

Through new measurement science, advanced testbed capabilities, and community-based efforts, enable the scalable design and reproducible … more

Advanced Microwave Photonics

Research on quantum information (QI) seeks to control and exploit exotic properties of quantum mechanics, and researchers are already generating … more

Advanced Materials Metrology

In this project we measure the fundamental electrical properties of materials from bulk to nanoscale from 1 MHz to 0.3 THz. Understanding the … more

Field Parameter Metrology

Consider the consequences if nearby electronics could interfere with a jet's instruments or cause an automobile to stall. The Field Parameter … 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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