National Institute of Standards and Technology

JILA's short, flexible, reusable AFM probe

(Phys.org) —JILA researchers have engineered a short, flexible, reusable probe for the atomic force microscope (AFM) that enables state-of-the-art precision and stability in picoscale force measurements. ...

Apr 09, 2014
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Portable frequency comb rolls out of the lab

A PML team is hitting the road with a fine-tooth comb. Scientists in the Quantum Electronics and Photonics Division have devised a portable optical frequency comb that is capable of laboratory-grade measurements ...

Mar 21, 2014
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Physicists pay homage to the SQUID at 50

From humble beginnings in a series of accidental discoveries, SQUIDs have invaded and enhanced many areas of science and medicine, thanks, in part, to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Mar 13, 2014
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