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Publication Citation: The NIST Microforce Realization and Measurement Project

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Author(s): David B. Newell; Edwin R. Williams; John A. Kramar; Jon R. Pratt; Douglas T. Smith;
Title: The NIST Microforce Realization and Measurement Project
Published: April 01, 2003
Abstract: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a five-year Micro-force Realization and Measurement project focusing on the development of an instrument and laboratory capable of realizing and measuring the SI unit of force below 5x10-6 N using the electrical units as the link to the SI.
Conference: Proceedings of the Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements
Volume: 52 (2)
Pages: pp. 508 - 511
Location: Ottawa, CA
Dates: June 16-21, 2002
Keywords: electrical standards,force metrology,mass metrology,Nanotechnology
Research Areas: Electronics & Telecommunications