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|Author(s):||Zeina J. Kubarych;|
|Title:||Getting Closer to Redefining the Kilogram|
|Published:||October 30, 2009|
|Abstract:||A redefinition to replace the last remaining artifact based SI unit, the kilogram, may occur as early as 2011. This article presents a short summary of the status of current international efforts focused on the redefinition and the internationally agreed upon requirements for the redefinition of the mass unit.|
|Citation:||Weighing and Measurement + Magazine|
|Pages:||pp. 24 - 26|
|Keywords:||"Kilogram", "Redefinition", "Mass", "Watt Balance", "Avagadro"|
|Research Areas:||Mechanical Metrology|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (608KB)|