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National Air-Kerma Standard for Electronic Brachytherapy
Last Updated Date: 08/17/2015

The Dosimetry Group has developed a new facility for the calibration of the Xoft miniature x-ray source, which provides low-energy x-rays (< 50 … more

Remote Sensing Methods for Imaging Dose to Water
Last Updated Date: 08/17/2015

Calorimetry based upon remote sensing of the temperature field in an irradiated volume would offer distinct advantages over the present approach, … more

Compatibility Assessment and Bias Estimation for Standard Reference Materials
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

NIST produces a number of food-matrix Standard Reference Materials. A problem that frequently occurs in their analysis is one of assessing … more

Quantifying Uncertainty in Accelerometer Sensitivity Studies
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

To compare the sensitivity of linear accelerometers.

Maps of Non-hurricane Non-tornadic Extreme Wind Speeds for the Contiguous United States
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

The goal of this project is to propose a new set of maps of extreme wind speeds for the next revision of Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and … more

Detecting Change Points in Surface Temperature Records
Last Updated Date: 04/23/2015

The long records (sometimes over 100 years) of surface temperatures available from meteorological monitoring stations in the Unites States can be … more

metRology Software Project
Last Updated Date: 04/15/2015

The goal of the metRology software project is to provide a set of specialized functions for statistical metrology as a package for the R software … more

Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 03/27/2015

The Micronutrients Measurement Quality Assurance Program , coordinated by the Chemical Sciences Division, supports measurement technology for … more

metRology for Microsoft Excel Software Project
Last Updated Date: 03/26/2015

The goal of the metRology for Microsoft Excel* software project is to provide a convenient user interface using Microsoft Excel for some of the … more

Audit of EPA Protocol Gas Suppliers
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2015

EPA Protocol gas mixture calibration standards are obtained by users to measure emissions of regulated gaseous species to ensure that they comply … more

Development of NIST Standard Reference Materials for Trace Explosives Detection
Last Updated Date: 03/20/2015

As part of a multiyear interagency agreement between NIST and the Office of Standards of the Department of Homeland Security, NIST is developing a … more

NIST Intercomparison Exercise Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment
Last Updated Date: 03/19/2015

Since the beginning of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Status and Trends (NS&T) Program in 1987, NIST has … more

Dietary Supplement Analysis Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 02/23/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has established a Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) in … more

Development of Methods for Measurement of Vitamin D in Foods, Fortified Foods, and Dietary Supplements
Last Updated Date: 01/28/2015

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for bone health. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with muscle weakness and osteoporosis and … more

Fatty Acids in Human Serum and Plasma Quality Assurance Program
Last Updated Date: 01/20/2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) have … more

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