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German-Brazilian measuring instruments partnership
An agreement between Germany and Brazil will now be able to strengthen the trade relations between these countries. (2007-11-29)
The metrology experts of the future come from Braunschweig
As of Jan. 1, 2014, TU Braunschweig and PTB have founded a joint graduate school under the name of Braunschweig International Graduate School of Metrology. (2014-03-20)
Learn how the study of surfaces advances fields as diverse as archaeology and food science
Philosophers say that to find the truth one must look below the surface. (2009-09-01)
EU supports future metrological research
On April 22, the decision was made in the European Parliament: the EU will support the largest and most ambitious research program on metrology in Europe to date with €200 ($260) million. (2009-04-23)
Microparts interest group workshop
Recent advances in modern manufacturing techniques has made it possible to manufacture small and complex components to extremely high accuracies. (2009-08-07)
University of Huddersfield secures new £30 million for Future Metrology Research Hub
The University of Huddersfield is to lead a new £30 million research centre to help transform UK manufacturing. (2016-12-05)
A new Advanced Metrology Laboratory at NPL
David Willetts, Minister of State for Universities and Science, has announced a £25 million investment in a new Advanced Metrology Laboratory at the National Physical Laboratory. (2013-01-24)
Huddersfield is revolutionizing embedded surface metrology
A BRIGHT future beckons for a University of Huddersfield metrology instrumentation designer who has recently completed his doctorate, won a national award and will now embark on a project to bring a patented product to the market. (2013-07-10)
NPL wins MTA award for best training scheme
The National Physical Laboratory has won the 2012 MTA Manufacturing Industry Award for Best Training Scheme. (2012-02-02)
Meeting to explore possible gene expression consortium
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will a host a meeting on May 16, 2005, in Boulder, Colo., to explore the possibility of creating a NIST-industry consortium focused on gene expression metrology. (2005-04-21)
Detecting defects at the nanoscale will profit solar panel production
Research at the University of Huddersfield will lead to major efficiency gains and cost savings in the manufacture of flexible solar panels. (2015-02-24)
Seminar to explore advanced tools for unlocking treasures that lie right at the surface
Studying the complexities of surfaces -- their textures, their roughness, their behavior -- can yield a world of information in a broad range of fields, including anthropology, archeology, biomedical sciences, food science, forensics, and manufacturing. (2011-09-20)
'Racetrack' for fast electrons in semiconductor structures
To be prepared for future developments in quantum metrology PTB has set up a new molecular beam epitaxy system optimized for the fabrication of highest purity semiconductor structures. (2008-08-29)
Countries share good times using gps and the Internet
International time coordination is improving thanks to a low-cost system relying on Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites and the Internet, which enables much faster time comparisons and gives small countries the opportunity to easily evaluate their measurements in relation to others and to world standards. (2007-01-19)
PTB president receives the Grand Cross of Merit
Professor Dr. Ernst Otto Goebel, President of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, has been awarded the Grand Cross of Merit of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. (2010-12-14)
PTB measurements for the next computer chip generation
With a new EUV beamline at its own electron storage ring -- the Metrology Light Source -- the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt will characterize EUVL lens systems for EU lithography (EUVL). (2012-11-30)
UCSD scientists shed 'light' on growing semiconductor quandary
UC San Diego scientists are using laser plasma-produced light sources to explore performance improvements of critical inspection tools for the semiconductor industry, which ultimately will enable industry to pursue even better and faster chips (2009-07-14)
Switchyard for single electrons
PTB scientists achieved to transfer very small charge (2008-02-25)
Nano measurement in the third dimension
Scientists at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt have developed a metrological scanning probe microscope into a micro and nano coordinate measuring instrument. (2009-07-06)
'Snow' better way to clean coordinate-measuring machine probes
Manufacturers in search of the most effective, fast and green way to keep coordinate-measuring machine probes dirt-free and error-free should use a dry ice technique, known as carbon dioxide 'snow' cleaning. (2016-02-02)
Graphene Conference: From Research to Applications
This two-day conference will address some of the new concepts of graphene electronics and progress in understanding technology, physics and metrology. (2012-09-20)
NPL stages unique on-line experiments
Does your computer's clock always run slow? How good are human beings at estimating? (2001-05-16)
Silicon chips for optical quantum technologies
A team of physicists and engineers has demonstrated exquisite control of single particles of light -- photons -- on a silicon chip to make a major advance towards the long sought after goal of a super-powerful quantum computer. (2008-03-27)
Professor Paul Scott awarded an EPSRC Fellowship in Manufacturing
The University of Huddersfield's Professor Paul Scott is one of a select group of UK scientists to have been awarded a prestigious Fellowship in Manufacturing by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. (2014-01-03)
Award for ground-breaking measuring methods
This year the most important award in the field of metrology, the science of making precise measurements, was awarded to a team of five Frankfurt atomic physicists at Goethe University. (2016-05-09)
Precise thickness measurement of soft materials by means of contact stylus instruments
Thanks to Researchers of Germany's Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, industrial enterprises which measure the thickness of soft polymer layers on hard substrates will be able to correct their measurement results by means of a formula. (2013-06-24)
Science and Galileo -- working together
Galileo is a promising tool for the scientific community, even though it is mainly intended for a set of practical services such as guiding cars, supporting safe aircraft landings or helping blind people to find their way. (2007-10-16)
Quantum technologies move a step closer with the demonstration of an 'entanglement' filter
A team of physicists and engineers has demonstrated an optical device that filters two particles of light (or photons) based on the correlations between their polarization. (2009-01-22)
RIT professor organizes international symposium on 'Global Women of Light' Oct. 17
Rochester Institute of Technology is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Optical Society, locally and nationally, with a symposium featuring women scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs working in optics and photonics. (2016-10-07)
PTB Terahertz calibration satisfies US laser manufacturer
Terahertz radiation still lies in a metrological no man's land -- a metrology gap. (2009-11-05)
First precise MEMS output measurement technique unveiled
The commercial application of MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, will receive a major boost today following the presentation of a brand new way to accurately measure the power requirements and outputs of all existing and future devices. (2013-05-14)
UK scientists develop optimum piezoelectric energy harvesters
Scientists working as part of the Metrology for Energy Harvesting Project have developed a new model to deliver the maximum power output for piezoelectric energy harvesters. (2012-03-02)
NPL research helps drive forward the creation of a Digital Britain
With government plans for a Digital Britain firmly underway, the amount of data that will be sent on the internet is set to increase dramatically. (2012-01-04)
For sharper pictures of the body's interior
A 7-tesla magnetic resonance tomograph promises scientists novel possibilities. It facilitates not only the development of possibilities for diagnosis and therapy in the case of brain and cancer diseases, but also opens up completely new possibilities in cardiac research. (2009-01-27)
NNI releases 4 workshop reports from the nanoEHS Series
The National Nanotechnology Initiative released four reports that are the result of a series of workshops focusing on various issues in the nanotechnology environmental, health, and safety (EHS) arena. (2011-07-20)
How we became nature -- Anthropocene
Although Anthropocene as such is not a new concept, it is only now that the authors present stunning evidence in support of their claim. (2015-03-17)
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland starts as limited liability company
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the Centre for Metrology and Accreditation MIKES amalgamated on Jan. (2015-01-09)
New partnership to further commercialization of graphene
The National Physical Laboratory and the University of Manchester have signed a memorandum of understanding to help move the potential benefits of graphene closer to practical use, by accelerating the commercialization of the remarkable 2-D material. (2014-11-12)
Quantum Metrology Institute to support UK network of Quantum Technology Hubs
A new center at UK's National Physical Laboratory will underpin a £270 million government investment to establish a UK industry in quantum technologies. (2014-11-26)
Proba-3: ESA's first step towards formation flying
Proba-3 is the third in ESA's series of missions for validating developments in space systems while carrying an (2006-08-08)
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