The Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory (MSEL) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) works with industry, standards bodies, universities, and other government laboratories to improve the nation's measurements and standards infrastructure for materials. A panel of experts appointed by the National Research Council (NRC) assessed the four divisions of MSEL, by visiting these divisions and reviewing their activities.
Table of Contents
|1 The Charge to the Panel and the Assessment Process||5-6|
|2 Ceramics Division||7-15|
|3 Materials Reliability Division||16-25|
|4 Metallurgy Division||26-40|
|5 Polymers Division||41-53|
|6 Overall Conclusions||54-54|
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