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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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Solving the Big Problem of Measuring Tiny Nanoparticles

Tiny nanoparticles play a gargantuan role in modern life, even if most consumers are unaware of their presence. They provide essential ingredients in sunscreen lotions, prevent athlete’s foot fungus in socks, and fight microbes on bandages. They enhance the colors […]

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Plan Outlines Priorities for Federal Agency Engagement in AI Standards Development

August 12th, 2019 GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a plan for prioritizing federal agency engagement in the development of standards for artificial intelligence (AI). The plan recommends that the […]

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NIST Releases Draft Security Feature Recommendations for IoT Devices

“Core Baseline” guide offers practical advice for using everyday items that link to computer networks. August 01, 2019 Appliances from refrigerators to thermostats are now available in models that interact with a wireless network, making them easier to control with […]

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10 NIST Researchers Receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 25, 2019 WASHINGTON — Ten researchers from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in a ceremony today. The award is the highest honor […]

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Roxanne Baumann, MBJ Woman of Influence

Roxanne Baumann, Director of Global Engagement for the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, is among a group of distinguished honorees in this year’s Women of Influence program conducted the Milwaukee Business Journal. More than 900 people attended a ceremony at the […]

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Machine Learning For Optical Communication Systems

  NIST will hold a workshop at the Boulder Colorado Laboratories to discuss the role of machine learning (ML) in optical communication systems. Optical communication systems are increasingly used closer to the network edge and are expected to find use […]

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NIST’s Compact Atomic Gyroscope Displays New Twists

July 11, 2019 Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have upgraded their compact atomic gyroscope to enable multitasking measurement capabilities and measure its performance, important steps toward practical applications. Described in a new paper, the quantum […]

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