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31. Reference measurements of Hydrogen's Dielectric Permittivity
Published: 8/10/2009
Authors: James W Schmidt, Michael R Moldover, Eric F. May
Abstract: We used a quasi-spherical cavity resonator to measure the relative dielectric permittivity {epsilon}^dr^ of H^d2^ at frequencies from 2.4 GHz to 7.3 GHz, at pressures up to 6.5 MPa, and at the temperatures 273 K and 293 K. The resonator was calibrat ...

32. High Definition Flow
Published: 8/1/2009
Authors: John D Wright, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: From pharmaceutical production to the natural gas market, exact flow measurements are critical. Here's how NIST helps keep us all on the same page.

33. Accurately Measuring Unsteady Water Flows Using A Dynamic Standard
Published: 4/1/2009
Authors: Iosif I Shinder, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: We recently presented and tested a model for a dynamic gravimetric standard for steady water flows. In the range 10 kg/s to 60 kg/s, the difference between the dynamic standard and NIST's static primary standard was 0.015 % with a standard deviat ...

34. The Electric And Magnetic Susceptibilities Of Gaseos Oxygen: Comparisons Of New Measurements and Modern Theory
Published: 9/25/2008
Authors: Michael R Moldover, E May, James W Schmidt
Abstract: We used a cross capacitor to measure the relative dielectric permittivity {epsilon}^dr^ of O^d2^ at 273 K, 293 K, and 323 K and at pressures up to 6.5 MPa. Simultaneously we measured oxygen's complex refractive index {I}n{/I} using a quasi-spheri ...

35. Shear Thinning Near the Critical Point of Xenon
Published: 4/17/2008
Authors: Robert F Berg, Michael R Moldover, M Yao, G A Zimmerli
Abstract: We measured shear thinning, a viscosity decrease ordinarily associated with complex liquids, near the critical point of xenon. The data span the range of reduced shear rates: 0.001 < {gamma}{tau} < 700, where {gamma}{tau} is the shear rate scal ...

36. Acoustic Thermometry Results From 271 K to 552 K
Published: 9/8/2007
Authors: Dean C Ripple, Gregory F Strouse, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: The NIST Acoustic Thermometer determines the thermodynamic temperature from measurements of ratios of the speed of sound of argon in a spherical cavity. We report recent results for T - T90 on 12 isotherms spanning the range 271 K to 552 K. (T is th ...

37. Reference Viscosities of H^d2^, CH^d4^, Ar and Xe at Low Densities
Published: 8/1/2007
Authors: E May, Robert F Berg, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: We determined the zero-density viscosity eta of hydrogen, methane and argon in the temperature range 200 K to 400 K, with standard uncertainties of 0.084 % for hydrogen and argon and 0.096 % for methane. These uncertainties are dominated by the unce ...

38. The Polarizability of Helium and Gas Metrology
Published: 6/22/2007
Authors: James W Schmidt, R Gavioso, E May, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: Using a quasi-spherical, microwave cavity resonator, we measured the refractive index of helium to deduce its molar polarizability {I}A{/I}^d{epsilon}^ in the limit of zero density. We obtained ({I}A{/I}^d{epsilon},meas^ - {I}A{/I}^d{epsilon},theory^ ...

39. Capacitors and Electromagnetic Resonators for Gas Metrology
Published: 5/1/2007
Authors: Michael R Moldover, James W Schmidt
Abstract: Gas-filled capacitors are being used as primary thermometers and they show promise as primary pressure standards and for measuring the Boltzmann constant. With these metrological applications in mind, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a ...

40. Bulk Viscosity, Thermoacoustic Boundary Layers, and Adsorption Near the Critical Point
Published: 9/8/2006
Authors: Keith A Gillis, Iosif I Shinder, Michael R Moldover
Abstract: We measured the resonance spectrum of an acoustic resonator filled with xenon near its critical temperature Tc. We reduced the effect of gravity on the xenon by convective stirring to achieve a temperature resolution of (T-Tc)/Tc 7 10-6. The data y ...

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