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Category Archives: Technology

How to Identify Production Use Cases for Additive Manufacturing

Nov 04, 2019 When many people think of additive manufacturing (AM), they think of rapid prototyping. After all, 3D printing is synonymous with AM, and 3D printers have increasingly appeared in schools and homes as the technology has matured and […]

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NIST Develops New Standards to Improve Metal-Detector Testing

Robots and spheres can provide better results, save time and money. November 06, 2019 Metal detectors now appear routinely in the entrances of many schools, airports and even houses of worship. They serve as portals to correctional facilities, prisons and […]

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NIST ‘Big Data’ Framework

NIST Final ‘Big Data’ Framework Will Help Make Sense of Our Data-Drenched Age Framework supports the creation of tools that can be used in any computing environment. October 29, 2019 To improve approaches for analyzing very large quantities of data, […]

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JILA Team Demonstrates Model System for Distribution of More Accurate Time Signals

October 21, 2019 JILA physicists and collaborators have demonstrated the first next-generation “time scale” — a system that incorporates data from multiple atomic clocks to produce a single highly accurate timekeeping signal for distribution. The JILA time scale outperforms the […]

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NIST Goes With the (Slow) Flow: New Technique Could Improve Biotech, Precision Medicine

September 26, 2019 Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed an optical system that accurately measures the flow of extraordinarily tiny amounts of liquids — as small as 10 billionths of a liter (nanoliters) per […]

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How to Make Your First Robot Integration a Success

Across the United States, small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) are contemplating integrating industrial robots into their facilities. There is a growing awareness that increasingly flexible and affordable robotics systems can help existing workers in a variety of different ways, taking […]

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What You Should Consider Before Implementing Electronic Work Instructions at Your Plant

SEPTEMBER 11, 2019 As technology on the shop floor continues to advance, manufacturers are becoming more aware of new software tools and mobile hardware platforms, such as tablets and hands-free smart glasses, that are making a significant impact on the […]

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Brighter Future for LEDs: NIST Introduces New Lamp Calibration Lab

September 03, 2019 Share Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Question: How many measurement scientists does it take to screw in an LED lightbulb? Answer: For researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), half as many as it took a few weeks […]

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NIST Team Shows Atoms Can Receive Common Communications Signals

September 05, 2019 Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a new type of sensor that uses atoms to receive commonly used communications signals. This atom-based receiver has the potential to be smaller and work […]

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Newfound Superconductor Material Could Be the ‘Silicon of Quantum Computers’

Possible “topological superconductor” could overcome industry’s problem of quantum decoherence. August 15, 2019 A potentially useful material for building quantum computers has been unearthed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), whose scientists have found a superconductor that […]

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