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Research Areas
 Electromagnetics—fundamental microwave quantities, high-speed microelectronics, electromagnetic compatibility, antennas, and electromagnetic properties of materials, and advanced measurement methods and standards for the magnetic data storage and superconductor power industries.
 Electromagnetic technology—solutions to metrology problems using solid-state quantum effects, low temperatures to reduce thermal noise, and state-of-the-art lithography.
 Materials reliabilitymeasurement methods and standards enhancing the quality and reliability of materials.
 Mathematical and computational sciencesdesign of experiments, modeling, analytical methods, and algorithms for science.
 Optoelectronicsmeasurement technology, standards, and traceability for the optoelectronic industry.
 Physical and chemical propertiesmeasurements, standards, data, and models for the thermophysical/chemical properties of gases, liquids, and solids and for low-temperature refrigeration systems.
 Quantum physicsatomic and chemical physics, precision measurement, and laser and optical physics.
 Statistical modeling and analysismodern statistical experimental design, statistical modeling, data analysis, and process control procedures.
 Time and frequencystandards of time and frequency; dissemination of timing information using radio broadcasts and the Internet.


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Date created: February 23, 2001
Last updated: October 14, 2004
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