- NIST Laser Comb System Maps 3D Surfaces Remotely for Manufacturing, Forensics. // Sensors;10/17/2014, p42
The article evaluates a three dimensional (3D) mapping system developed by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that creates high-definition 3D maps of surfaces from as far away as 10.5 meter.
- RFID might help track first responders. // Engineered Systems;May2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p72
The article cites that the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is studying the feasibility of using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology during emergencies. RFID is widely used to identify, track and communicate information about items, products and animals. The...
- NIST gears up to verify short range 3-D imaging. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Jul2006, Vol. 164 Issue 7, p21
The article reports on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers' establishment of an artifact-based facility to create test protocols and performance measures to evaluate three-dimensional imaging systems. It also reports on NIST's plan to establish an outdoor...
- USFA and NIST complete thermal imaging study. // Fire Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 162 Issue 1, p52
The article reports on the completion of the thermal imaging study of the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Funded by the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, the report elaborates on the assessment of...
- ULTRA-SMALL-ANGLE X-RAY SCATTERING (USAXS) IMAGING OF HUMAN AND ARTIFICIAL TISSUES. // Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards & Tec;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p407
Reveals that researchers at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are developing the ultra-small-angle X-ray (USAXS) imaging technique for human and artificial tissues. Goal of the research; Information on USAXS; Update on the progress of research.
- Devising Nanovision for an Optical Microscope. // Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology;May/Jun2005, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p186
Introduces an optical imaging technology under development at the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology as of May 2005. Key features; Advantages; Applications.
- NIST RESEARCHERS DEMONSTRATE 120-ELEMENT FOCAL-PLANE ARRAY FOR CONCEALED WEAPONS DETECTION. // Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards & Tec;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 108 Issue 4, p325
Provides information on a 120-element focal-plane array of antenna-coupled microbolometers optimized for wavelengths, demonstrated by U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology researchers. Application of the millimeter wavelength imaging to conceal weapons detection (CWD); Components...
- NANOSCALE CAVITY AMPLIFIERS LED OUTPUT BY SEVEN TIMES. // EDN;9/14/2006, Vol. 51 Issue 19, p26
The article presents the results of a study on semiconductor light emitting diodes, conducted by the researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. Semiconductor LED typically emit only 2% of their light in the optimal direction which is perpendicular to the diode's...
- Software judges quality of scanned fingerprints. // Scientific Computing World;Nov/Dec2004, Issue 79, p4
This article reports on the decision of the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to release an improved suite of automated fingerprint analysis tools, including a new software program that judges the quality of a scanned fingerprint. Intended users include police forces and...