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Publication Citation: Status of Mass Metrology at NIST in 2000

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Author(s): Zeina J. Kubarych;
Title: Status of Mass Metrology at NIST in 2000
Published: January 01, 2000
Abstract: This paper summarizes the activities in mass metrology at NIST. It includes a description of the facilities and the procedures used in the dissemination of the mass unit. This paper also discusses the research efforts to understand and characterize the stability of mass standards, specially the US national prototype kilograms K4 and K79. The research for the development of improved transfer standards of mass is also reported.
Conference: XVI IMEKO World Congress
Proceedings: Proceedings of the XVI IMEKO World Congress
Volume: 3
Location: Vienna, AU
Dates: June 26-29, 2000
Keywords: Mass;mass metrology
Research Areas: Mass