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The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) serves as the national reference laboratory for measurements in the chemical, biological and material sciences through activities ranging from fundamental and applied research, to the development and dissemination of certified reference materials, critically evaluated data, and other programs and tools to assure the quality of measurement results. MML is also responsible for coordinating the NIST-wide Standard Reference Material and Standard Reference Data programs. To learn more, see What We Do


Non-Human Cell Line Authentication
Novel NIST Process Is a Low-Cost Route to Ultrathin Platinum Films
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Conferences and Events
Accuracy in Powder Diffraction IV
April 22-25, 2013
Biocorrosion Workshop
May 2-3, 2013
Selected Publications
  • An Approach to the Metrologically Sound Traceable Assessment of the Chemical Purity of Organic Reference Materials

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Material Measurement Laboratory

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Dr. Laurie Locascio, Director




Dr. Robert L. Watters, Jr., Associate Director for Measurement Services




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