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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000 Contents  Chapter 1   The State of the Laboratories   1  Chapter 2   Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory   9      Laboratory-Level Review,   11      Divisional Reviews,   14      Electricity Division,   14      Semiconductor Electronics Division,   20      Radio-Frequency Technology Division,   27      Electromagnetic Technology Division,   31      Optoelectronics Division,   37      Office of Microelectronics Programs,   42      Office of Law Enforcement Standards,   46      Major Observations,   47  Chapter 3   Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory   49      Laboratory-Level Review,   51      Divisional Reviews,   55      Precision Engineering Division,   55      Automated Production Technology Division,   58      Intelligent Systems Division,   62      Manufacturing Systems Integration Division,   66      Major Observations,   69

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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000  Chapter 4   Chemical Science and Technology Laboratory   71      Laboratory-Level Review,   73      Divisional Reviews,   77      Biotechnology Division,   77      Process Measurements Division,   79      Surface and Microanalysis Science Division,   85      Physical and Chemical Properties Division,   91      Analytical Chemistry Division,   98      Major Observations,   103  Chapter 5   Physics Laboratory   105      Laboratory-Level Review,   107      Divisional Reviews,   109      Electron and Optical Physics Division,   109      Atomic Physics Division,   112      Optical Technology Division,   116      Ionizing Radiation Division,   125      Time and Frequency Division,   133      Major Observations,   137      Review of JILA,   137  Chapter 6   Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory   151      Laboratory-Level Review,   153      Divisional Reviews,   156      Ceramics Division,   156      Materials Reliability Division,   160      Polymers Division,   163      Metallurgy Division,   168      Major Observations,   172      Review of the NIST Center for Neutron Research,   173  Chapter 7   Building and Fire Research Laboratory   183      Laboratory-Level Review,   185      Divisional Reviews,   191      Structures Division,   191      Building Materials Division,   194      Building Environment Division,   199      Fire Safety Engineering Division,   207      Fire Science Division,   212      Office of Applied Economics and Standards and Codes Services,   214      Major Observations,   216

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An Assessment of the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY MEASUREMENT AND STANDARDS LABORATORIES: Fiscal Year 2000  Chapter 8   Information Technology Laboratory   219      Laboratory-Level Review,   221      Divisional Reviews,   227      Mathematical and Computational Sciences Division,   227      Advanced Network Technologies Division,   231      Computer Security Division,   234      Information Access and User Interfaces Division,   236      High Performance Systems and Services Division,   240      Distributed Computing and Information Services Division,   244      Software Diagnostics and Conformance Testing Division,   247      Statistical Engineering Division,   249      Major Observations,   253     Appendixes       A  Charge to the Board and Panels   257     B  Agendas for Meetings of Board on Assessment of NIST Programs   261     C  Functions of NIST   265     D  NIST Organization   267     E  Acronyms and Abbreviations   271

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