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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]

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Center for Micro- & Nano- Technology (CMNT) - Focuses on device development, system integration, and platform technology that bring together researchers and technologies from diverse disciplines [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)]

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 X-Ray Optics (CXRO) - Demonstrates the scientific capabilities and usefulness of the x-ray and extreme ultraviolet regions of the spectrum and developing equipment and techniques to make these capabilities available [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Collective Phenomena in Restricted Geometries (CPRG) - Research on the collective dynamics of photons, fluids, and electrons within ordered nanostructured matter [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

Cornell Center for Materials Research (CCMR) - [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

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Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center (FLC MRC) - A principal center covering basic LC science to the development of materials and devices with enhanced capabilities for electro-optic, nonlinear optic, and other novel applications [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

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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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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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JILA - This page describes JILA, a research institute in Boulder, Colo., jointly operated by NIST and the University of Colorado, Boulder. Research at JILA involves seven disciplines: astrophysics, atomic and molecular physics, biophysics, chemical physics, nanoscience, optical physics, and precision measurement. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)]

Johns Hopkins University Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) - Focuses on nanostructures made from novel materials that exhibit enhanced magneto-electronic properties [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

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Linac Coherent Light Source - A project to build the world's first x-ray free electron laser which will permit scientists to explore new domains in the ultra-fast and ultra-small world. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Materials Science and Engineering - Research covers microphotonic materials, nanostructured polymers, electronic transport in mesoscopic semiconductors, microstructure and mechanical performance of polymeric materials, and doped mott insulators [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)]

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 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)]

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

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NIOSH Topic: Nanotechnology - NIOSH topic page provides information on nanotechnology, including research into the occupational health risks that may be associated with ultrfine and nanoparticles. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)]

NIST Nanofabrication Facility (NanoFab) - The shared-use NanoFab gives researchers economical access to and training on a commercial state-of-the-art tool set required for cutting-edge nanotechnology development. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST)]

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)]

Nano-High - Provides upcoming and archived lectures on nanoscience from world-renowned scientists for high school students and teachers including educational resources and links. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)]

Nanobiotechnology Center (NBTC) - Applies the tools and processes of nano-microfabrication to build devices for studying biosystems [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Centers (STC)]

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 - AMES research projects supporting nanotechnology. [National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Ames Research Center (ARC)]

Nanotechnology Portal - The nanotechnology-related research conducted in NIST's laboratories develops measurements, standards, and data crucial to a wide range of industries and federal agencies, from the development of advanced spectroscopic methods needed to increase efficiency in advanced photovoltaics, to the development of the standard reference materials and data necessary to accurately quantify and measure the presence and impact of nanomaterials in the environment. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Various laboratories]

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)]

Nanotechnology resources - Access to over 700 publications on nanotechnology [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Technical Information Service (NTIS)]

National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) - Links to information about research, centers, meetings, industry, publications, conferences, professional societies, and courses [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)]

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Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) - The Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) sets the definitive U.S. standards for nearly every kind of measurement employed in commerce and research, sometimes across more than 20 orders of magnitude. PML is also a world leader in the science of measurement, devising procedures and tools that make continual progress possible. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML)]

Physics - Conducts applied research to develop measurement systems, often with emphasis on hardened, noncontact sensors for field measurements, industrial process control, or insitu use [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Idaho National Laboratory (INL)]

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)]

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Robotics at NIST - This page links to various robotics projects and programs at NIST through which the agency helps develop, advance and deploy measurement science and standards to advance U.S. intelligent systems technologies and capabilities. [U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Engineering Laboratory (EL)]

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Sandia Physical, Chemical, and Nano Sciences Center - Expertise in physical, chemical, and nano sciences that will enable future microsystems [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)]

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

Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) - NIST supports accurate and compatible measurements by certifying and providing over 1300 Standard Reference Materials® 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]

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The Institute for Nanoscience - The Institute for Nanoscience conducts highly innovative, interdisciplinary research at the intersections of the fields of materials, electronics and biology in the nanometer size domain. [U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), Department of the Navy, Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)]

The National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) - A link to University Centers that perform nanotechnology research. [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)]

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)]

Translational Medicine: From Bench to Bedside - A panel discussion on the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA structure. The panel focused on genetics and translational medicine, which takes discoveries in the laboratories (bench) and uses it in the field (bedside). Participants will include Orla M. Smith, managing editor of Science Translational Medicine, who will chair the panel; Nobel Laureate James Watson of Cold Springs Harbor Laboratories; and others. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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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 Maryland/Rutgers Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) - Research focuses on polarization dynamics in ferroelectric thin films, surface nanostructures: from fluctuations to driven systems, and metal oxides with high spin polarization [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)]