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Advanced Carbon Materials Center - Developing novel materials for commercial applications including nanotube research [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Testing Information Analysis Center - The Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, and Testing Information Analysis Center (AMMTIAC) is the DoD Center of Excellence responsible for acquiring, archiving, analyzing, synthesizing, and disseminating scientific and technical information related to Advanced Materials, Manufacturing, and Testing (AMMT). [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)]

Advanced Measurement Laboratory (AML) - Considered one of the most technically advanced research facilities in the world, the AML (located at NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Md.) supports some of the most delicate experiments in nanotechnology and measurement at the atomic level. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center (ASPPRC) - Dedicated to developing a national effort of excellence in ferrous metallurgy [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Ames Research Center Office of Technology Partnerships - Facilitates the transfer of new Ames technologies [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Research Center (ARC)]

Argonne National Laboratory Materials Science Division (MSD) - Carries out fundamental research, involving synthesis, characterization and modeling, to improve performance of old materials, or design new materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

Armament Research, Development & Engineering Center (ARDEC) - ARDEC is heavily involved in the development of the Soldier and Future Combat Stystems and in the continued efforts in the development of advanced weapons that exploit technologies like high-power microwaves, high energy lasers and nano-technology. Currently ARDEC is responsible for several hundred programs that are in one of the following phases of the acquisiton process: basic research, applied research, concept demonstration, development, production or deployment. The center's efforts are con [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Army]

Arnold Engineering Development Center - Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) is the most advanced and largest complex of flight simulation test facilities in the world. The center operates 58 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units. Twenty-seven of the centerís test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; 14 are unique in the world. The Arnold Engineering Development Center is [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Air Force]

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Building and Fire Research Portal - NIST building researchers help test and standardize new building materials, techniques, technologies, and designs, while the Institute's fire researchers work on the means to save lives and reduce property losses by testing and standardizing new materials, techniques, technologies, and designs related to fire. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)]

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Center For Thermal Spray Research (CTSR) - Engages in the melt-spray production of thick protective coatings and spray-formed, high performance engineered components [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) - Provides links to examples of recent research performed by LLNL's Center for Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (CAMS) [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing of Macromolecules (CBBM) - Biocatalysis provides important options to reduce process energy consumption, increase control over product structure/properties, and reduce toxic chemical use and by-product generation [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Center for Dielectric Studies - Research concerned with high-power energy storage [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Center for Iron and Steelmaking Research (CISR) - Conducts basic and long-term research relevant to iron and steel production [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Center for Low-Cost, High-Speed Polymer Composites Processing - Using technology to reduce the cost of producing polymer composites by reducing costs of components and by developing new high speed processing technologies [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), State/Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (S/I/UCRC)]

Center for Micro-Engineered Materials - Research into hemical synthesis and processing of ceramic related materials on a molecular and near molecular level [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Center for Microanalysis of Materials (CMM) - This user facility has a very broad spectrum of advanced analytical instrumentation for micro-chemical and microstructural characterization of materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)]

Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) - The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) supports the U.S. nanotechnology enterprise from discovery to production by providing industry, academia, NIST, and other government agencies with access to world-class nanoscale measurement and fabrication methods and technology. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST)]

Center for Nanoscopic Materials Design - Defines broad new directions in the nanoscale design and control of self-assembled epitaxial semiconductor quantum dots [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Center for Theoretical and Computational Materials Science (CTCMS) - The CTCMS develops, solves, and quantifies materials models using state-of-the-art computational approaches; creates opportunities for collaboration; and develops powerful new tools for materials theory and modeling and accelerating their integration into industrial research. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies (CPIMA) - Develops the interface and supramolecular science of polymers, surface-active molecules, and macromolecular assemblies [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Ceramics WebBook - Provides evaluated numeric data for physical and structural characteristics, mechanical properties, thermal properties, corrosion, and superconducting characteristics of advanced ceramic materials [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Chemistry Portal - From the food we eat and the pharmaceuticals doctors prescribe to the paints and fuel additives we use, NIST develops the technology, measurement methods, and standards to address the needs of the chemical industry. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

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Electron Microscopy Center (EMC) - This user facility develops and maintains unique capabilities for electron beam characterization and applies those capabilities to solve materials problems [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

Electronics and Telecommunications Portal - In the realm of electrons and light, NIST provides the standards, develops the instruments, and performs the calibrations necessary to keep both the smallest electronic components and the largest power grids running smoothly and safely. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Energy Sciences - Develops new knowledge and fundamental concepts in the chemical, biological, materials, and computer sciences. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)]

Engineer Research and Development Center- US Army Corps of Engineers (ERDC) - [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Defense Technical Information Center]

Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Particle Science and Technology - Applying particulate systems expertise to develop cost-effective and environmentally sound industrial products and processes [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Engineering Research Centers (ERC)]

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Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) - The nation's leading wood research institute [U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service]

Fundamental Computational Sciences Directorate - Features world-leading research programs and capabilities in the biological, chemical, environmental, and computational and materials sciences. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Fundamental and Computational Sciences Directorate - Research covers fundamental discoveries in biology, chemical and materials sciences, molecular science, atmospheric sciences, and computational sciences and mathematics. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

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Global Standards Information - The Global Standards Information website is the gateway to a wealth of standards and conformity assessment information to help one compete successfully in the global marketplace. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standards Coordination Office (SCO)]

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Heat Transmission Properties of Insulating and Building Materials - A valuable reference for building designers, material manufacturers, and researchers in the thermal design of building components and equipment [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

High Temperature Materials Laboratory - Helps solve materials problems that limit the efficiency and reliability of advanced energy conversion systems [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

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Institute for Advanced Electron Microscopy (IAEM) - Research in nanomaterials science; affiliated with Brookhaven's Center for Functional Nanomaterials and Department of Condensed Matter Physics & Material Sciences [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)]

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Learn About Chemicals Around Your Home - Kids join a tour to learn about chemicals that may be around their home, what the dangers are and how to read the labels. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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Manufacturing Science & Technology - Expertise and support in mechanical, electronic, and materials processes [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)]

Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) - The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) serves as the national reference laboratory for measurements in the chemical, biological and material sciences. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Materials Measurement Laboratory (MML)]

Materials Preparation Center (MPC) - Unique capabilities in the preparation, purification, and characterization of rare earth, alkaline-earth, and refractory metal materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Ames Laboratory (AMES)]

Materials Science Research - Improves the understanding of the relationships between processing and materials properties, and developing new characterization techniques for metals, ceramics and composite materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Idaho National Laboratory (INL)]

Materials Science and Component Technology Directorate - Scientists discover and exploit new improved materials, generate new concepts associated with materials behavior, develop advanced components to meet naval needs for advanced platforms, electronics, sensors, and photonics. [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Navy, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)]

Materials Science and Engineering Center - Expertice in materials techniques with capabilities ranging from electronic and optical materials to failure analysis [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)]

Materials Science and Technology Division at ORNL - Conducts fundamental and applied materials research for basic energy sciences programs including energy efficiency, renewable energy, transportation, conservation, fossil energy, fusion energy, nuclear power, and space exploration [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Materials Sciences Division (MSD) - Materials under examination range from electronic materials to metals, alloys, ceramics, polymers, catalysts, electronic materials and biomolecular materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate - Expertise on thermal protection materials, metallic and nonmetallic structural materials, nondestructive inspection, electromagnetic and electronic materials, materials process design techniques [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)]

Mechanical Test and Evaluation Facility - Supports research in advanced nonlinear constitutive modeling of the thermomechanical behavior of solids [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)]

MicroWorlds - Exploring the world of Materials Science for grades 9 to 12. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Molecular Foundry - Design, synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

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NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) - NCNR activities focus on providing neutron measurement capabilities to the U.S. research community. It is a national center for research using thermal and cold neutrons, offering its instrumentation for use by all qualified applicants. Many of its instruments rely on intense beams of cold neutrons emanating from an advanced liquid hydrogen moderator. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)]

NIST User Facilities - To support U.S. industry, academia and other government laboratories, NIST operates two unique and valuable laboratory facilities -- the Center for Neutron Research and the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR); Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST)]

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at PNNL - Fundamental sciences work in soft materials interfaces; synthesis and characterization; nanoscale biological processes; and theory, modeling and simulation [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacirfic Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Nanotechnology Regulation - An information site devoted to the Food and Drug Administration's regulation of products that use nanotechnology. The site links to various nanotechnology resources, and it offers slide shows and other presentations on the subject [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA)]

National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM) - Access advanced microscopes and tools for microcharacterization of materials [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Naval Air Depot - Cherry Point (NAVAIR CP) - NAVAIR Depot Cherry Point has provided depot maintenance, engineering and logistics support on a variety of aircraft, engines, and components and is the only source of repair within the continental United States for many jet engines and rotary wing engines, as well as turbofan vectored thrust engines. [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Navy]

Neutron Sciences (ORNL) - Neutron scattering techniques provide exceptional tools for studying the structure and dynamics of materials at the molecular level [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Notify U.S (National Center for Standards and Certification Information) - Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail registration service that offers U.S. entities (citizens, industries, organizations) an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect their businesses and their access to international markets. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Standards Coordination Office (SCO)]

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ORNL Research Library - Provides links to ORNL Research Library holdings [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) - ORNL is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, LLC [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Publications - Provides links to ORNL's S&T publications, catalogs, magazines, newsletters, and reports [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

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Photopolymerizations Center - Advances the fundamental understanding of the kinetics and mechanisms of photopolymerizations [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

Physical and Life Sciences Directorate - Performs physics, chemical and nuclear science, materials, earth sciences and life sciences research in support of major Department of Energy and LLNL programs. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

Precision Measurement Laboratory (PML) - This page describes the Precision Measurement Laboratory (PML) at NIST's Boulder, Colo., laboratories. The research facility, one of the most advanced in the world, meets exacting requirements in vibration isolation, temperature and humidity control, air cleanliness, and electrical power quality. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM) - Studies unusual phases and excitations in low-dimensional electronic materials, organic thin films and quantum structures, amphiphilic polymers-functional materials through self assembly, and bioinspired composites [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Pulsed Power and System Validation Facility - Offers access to unique equipment to support specialized research, along with the expertise to address complex problems dealing with radiation effects [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)]

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Science and Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - Provides links to information about research in advanced defense technologies, energy, environment, biosciences, and basic sciences [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

Science and Technology in South Korea - Science Tracer Bullet [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

Shared Research Equipment (SHaRE) User Facility and Program - Provides microanalytical facilities for studies within the material sciences [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)]

Shock and Vibration Information Analysis Center (SAVIAC) - Focuses on the engineering tools and techniques needed for the design, analysis and testing of systems subjected to dynamic conditions and loading [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), The center is a jointly-funded activity sponsored by the US Army, Navy, Air]

Smithsonian Science - Highlights of the Smithsonian Institutionís scientific research in the fields of anthropology, astrophysics, conservation biology, geology, materials science, paleontology and zoology. [Smithsonian Institution]

Standard Reference Data Program (SRDP) - The program provides well-documented numeric data to scientists and engineers [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) - NIST supports accurate and compatible measurements by certifying and providing over 1300 Standard Reference Materialsģ with well-characterized composition or properties, or both. These materials are used to perform instrument calibrations in units as part of overall quality assurance programs, to verify the accuracy of specific measurements and to support the development of new measurement methods. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) - A national laboratory which designs, constructs, and operates state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)]

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource - A National User Facility which provides synchrotron radiation to investigate objects of atomic and molecular size [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)]

Surface Spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy Laboratory (MicroLand) - Expertise in biological research and forensics, specializing in morphological and compositional characterization, surface analysis, and fine particle technology [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Army, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC)]

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Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Management - Facilitates the transfer of new technologies [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Topics: Geology, Metals and Mining - Historical documents related to geology, metals and mining provided through NARA's Archival Research Catalog [U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)]

Transformational Materials Science Initiative - Focuses on the synthesis and assembly of the multifunctional nanomaterials with well-controlled defect chemistry and architectures that can be used to control and optimize the transport and storage of charged species. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]

Transportation Technology R&D Center - Develops technologies that will help make advanced vehicles a reality [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

Transportation Tribology Laboratory - Conducts research and development on low-friction and wear-resistant surface coatings [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)]

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United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) - Search U.S. patents [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC)]

University of Alabama Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) - Focuses on thin film media and particulate materials for ultra-high density information storage [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

University of California, Santa Barbara Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) - Research on biomaterial microstructures, solution synthesis of inorganics at molecular and atomic interfaces, mesoscopic macromolecular assemblies, and strongly nonequilibrium phenomena in complex materials [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

University of Massachusetts Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) - Supports fundamental research in polymer science and engineering and related fields [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

University of Pennsylvania Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) - Focuses on functional biomolecular materials, carbon nanotube-derived materials, microscale soft materials, and multifunctional complex oxides [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]