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Pressure & vacuum metrology

News and Updates

A Primary Standard for Measuring Vacuum

A novel, quantum-based vacuum gauge system invented by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has passed its first test to be

Publications

A constant pressure flowmeter for the extremely high vacuum

Author(s)
Stephen Eckel, Daniel Barker, James A. Fedchak, Emmanuel Newsome, Julia Scherschligt, Robert E. Vest
We demonstrate operation of a constant-pressure flowmeter capable of generating and accurately measuring flows as low as $1\times10^-13}$mol/s. Generation of

Emerging technologies in the field of thermometry

Author(s)
Zeeshan Ahmed, Graham Machin, Sergey Dedyulin
The past decade saw the emergence of new temperature sensors that have the potential to disrupt a century-old measurement infrastructure based on resistance

Progress towards comparison of quantum and classical vacuum standards

Author(s)
Daniel Barker, Nikolai Klimov, Eite Tiesinga, James A. Fedchak, Julia Scherschligt, Stephen Eckel
We present our progress towards a comparison of NIST's cold atom primary vacuum standard and a dynamic expansion vacuum standard. The cold atom vacuum standard