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wireless devices

NIST’s Antenna Evaluation Method Could Help Boost 5G Network Capacity and...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method for evaluating and selecting optimal antenna designs for...
microelectromechanical systems, photonic chips, Semiconductor, Fingerprinting

NIST Study Resolves Fine Details of How Microscopic Machines Can Fail...

How long can tiny gears and other microscopic moving parts last before they wear out? What are the warning signs that these components are...
microelectromechanical systems, photonic chips, Semiconductor, Fingerprinting

New Device Widens Light Beams by 400 Times, Broadening Possibilities in...

By using light waves instead of electric current to transmit data, photonic chips—circuits for light—have advanced fundamental research in many areas from timekeeping to...
metric system

For All Times, For All Peoples: How Replacing the Kilogram Empowers...

Two unusual things happened on Nov. 16, 2018. Fifty-five nations from every continent (except Antarctica) agreed on something, and metrology, the science of measurement,...
Photonic Radiation Sensors

Photonic Radiation Sensors Survive Huge Doses Undamaged

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published landmark test results that suggest a promising class of sensors can be...
graphene

NIST Simulations Suggest Graphene Can Stretch to Be a Tunable Ion...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have conducted simulations suggesting that graphene, in addition to its many other useful features,...
Weights and Measures

Historic Vote Ties Kilogram and Other Units to Natural Constants

A convocation of delegates representing 60 countries voted today in Versailles to implement the most significant change to the International System of Units (SI)...
Spintronics Materials

New Research Center to Explore Spintronics Materials for Advanced Computing

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and its partners in the Nanoelectronic Computing Research (nCORE) consortium have awarded...
quantum matter

JILA Researchers See Signs of Interactive Form of Quantum Matter

JILA researchers have, for the first time, isolated groups of a few atoms and precisely measured their multi-particle interactions within an atomic clock. The...
metal-organic framework

Novel Material Could Make Plastic Manufacturing More Energy-Efficient

An innovative filtering material may soon reduce the environmental cost of manufacturing plastic. Created by a team including scientists at the National Institute of...
Cybersecurity Framework

Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond and Recover: The NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework consists of standards, guidelines and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk. The Framework’s prioritized, flexible, and cost-effective approach helps to promote the...
vacuum sensor

A New Way to Measure Nearly Nothing

Many semiconductor fabricators and research labs are under increasing pressure from, of all things, vacuum. These facilities need to remove greater amounts of gas...
3D Polymer

New NIST Method Measures 3D Polymer Processing Precisely

Recipes for three-dimensional (3D) printing, or additive manufacturing, of parts have required as much guesswork as science. Until now. Resins and other materials that react...
Electro-Optic Laser

NIST’s Electro-Optic Laser Pulses 100 Times Faster Than Usual Ultrafast Light

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used common electronics to build a laser that pulses 100 times more often...
quantum information

Quantum Information Science: Making the Leap

Quantum information science will contribute to one of the next revolutions in computing, but realizing that promise will stretch our scientific understanding and technological...
Auto Coatings

To Improve Auto Coatings, New Tests Do More Than Scratch the...

Know that sickening feeling when you exit the grocery store and find your car has been banged up by a runaway shopping cart? It...
smart mirror

Introducing the ‘Smart Mirror’

Lasers play roles in many manufacturing processes, from welding car parts to crafting engine components with 3D printers.* To control these tasks, manufacturers must...
Arctic Pollutants

Many Arctic Pollutants Decrease After Market Removal and Regulation

Levels of some persistent organic pollutants (POPs) regulated by the Stockholm Convention are decreasing in the Arctic, according to an international team of researchers...
Graphene Quantum Dot

A Novel Graphene Quantum Dot Structure Takes the Cake

In a marriage of quantum science and solid-state physics, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have used magnetic fields to...
nanoparticle

Connecting the (Nano) Dots: NIST Says Big-Picture Thinking Can Advance Nanoparticle...

Nanoparticle manufacturing, the production of material units less than 100 nanometers in size (100,000 times smaller than a marble), is proving the adage that...