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NIST’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board Adds Industry Member
Release Date: 08/30/2016

Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Director Willie E. May has … more

Crystal Unclear: Why Might This Uncanny Crystal Change Laser Design?
Release Date: 08/26/2016

Laser applications may benefit from crystal research by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and China’s … more

NIST Study Provides Voice for Evacuation Needs of Mobility Impaired
Release Date: 08/26/2016

A fire alarm sounds. An announcement comes over the office public address system: “A fire has been reported in the building. This is not a drill. … more

Conferences and Events
Northeastern Measurement Assurance Program (NEMAP)
September 19-22, 2016

This is an annual training session for metrologists from Northeastern Measurement Assurance Program (NEMAP). NIST Handbook 143, Section 5.2, Table … more

Coloring, Stitching, and Twisting for Atomically Thin Circuitry
September 19, 2016

2D layered materials are like color papers: they can be glued, stacked, cut and folded to form integrated devices with atomic thickness. In this … more

NSCI Seminar: Electrical and Physical Characterization of Nano- and Non-Linear Devices for Future Computing
September 20, 2016

With the end of Moore’s Law in sight, there is a great deal of angst in the information technology community over how computing can keep pace now … more