Patents are one widely used measure of innovation and invention; NIST
has historically measured its impact on inventive activity by counting the number of patents issued each year to NIST-employed inventors.
's working capital fund carryover balance is largely driven by appropriations advanced from federal clients to support interagency agreements.
In contrast, the NIST
optical clock makes use of interactions between ultraviolet radiation and a single mercury ion.
The new edition of the library, NIST
05, adds approximately 20,000 new spectra, bringing the total number of compounds found in the database to more than 163,000.
ATP project will develop prototype microscale assemblers using microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), extend the capabilities to nanometer geometries, and develop nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) for prototype nanoscale assemblers.
52- 99) outlining the database program is available from Sarabeth Harris, MC 104, NIST
, Boulder, Colo.
scientists accurately measured and assessed the uncertainty of the infrared spectra for 21 volatile organic compounds identified as high priorities by the EPA.
In related news, NIST
is offering thermal noise measurement services.
For more than 75 years NIST
has maintained a force laboratory capable of disseminating force measurement standards to government, industry, and academic facilities through the calibration of force transducers that serve as transfer standards.
By a combination of innovative thinking and persistence, the NIST
team has won admission to a death row for buildings.
invited the worldwide cryptographic community to "attack" the encryption formulas in an effort to break the codes.
The support aspects involved with the certification and issuance of this RM were coordinated through the NIST
Measurement Services Division by B.