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Energy Storage & Delivery
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

The goal of the project is to develop measurement methods to characterize the nanoscale structure and dynamics of polymer electrolyte membranes … more

Fundamentals of Deformation
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

This project provides new measurement methods, property data and simulations for areas critical to US manufacturing, describing the mechanisms … more

Mechanical Performance - Extreme Conditions
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

This project provides property data, metrology, and standard test methods for materials systems under extreme conditions for areas critical to US … more

Pipeline Safety
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

Our goal is to provide standard test methods and critical data to the pipeline industry to improve safety and reliability. Of particular interest … more

Cryogenic Technologies Project
Last Updated Date: 04/16/2014

The mission of the Cryogenic Technologies Project at NIST is to conduct research in cryogenics, working with industry and other government … more

Hardness Standardization
Last Updated Date: 02/03/2014

Our objective is to standardize and improve hardness measurement both in the U.S. and internationally. NIST is the U.S. National Metrology … more

Charpy Verification Program
Last Updated Date: 01/21/2014

The objective of the impact verification program is to evaluate the performance of impact test machines used worldwide to qualify structural … more

Evolution of Image Spatial Resolution
Last Updated Date: 12/26/2013

Measuring the through-plane water content in a hydrogen fuel cell is critical to understanding this complicated heat and mass transport … more

Characterization of Porous Transport Media for Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Last Updated Date: 07/23/2013

Efficiently managing water transport in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) is critical to the performance, cost, and durability in order … more

Nanocalorimetry Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/15/2013

To develop nanocalorimetry as a method for measuring heats of reaction of nanoscale samples with nanojoule sensitivity in order to detect … more

Xray Stress Measurement
Last Updated Date: 03/07/2013

Using X-ray diffraction techniques one can measure the full stress tensor just inside the surface of a sheet metal specimen under applied load.  … more

Hydrogen Pipeline Safety
Last Updated Date: 01/31/2013

We provide critical data, measurement methods and models that enable safe and economical transport, delivery and storage of hydrogen fuel, an … more

Measurements and Standards for Thermoelectric Materials
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2012

Our goal is to develop standard reference materials (SRMs), measurement methodologies, and comprehensive data sets (Seebeck coefficient, … more

Thermophysical Properties of Aviation Fuels
Last Updated Date: 10/01/2012

Environmental concerns, the potential for disruptions in supply, and the need for reusable rocket engines have generated interest in new aviation … more

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