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Pressure & vacuum metrology

News and Updates

Sounding Out a New Way to Measure Gas Flow

Researchers at NIST have developed a new — and sound — way to accurately measure the rate at which gas flows in and out of a vessel. The technique, which uses

Publications

Ab initio Calculation of Fluid Properties for Precision Metrology

Author(s)
Giovanni Garberoglio, Christof Gaiser, Roberto Maria Gavioso, Allan H. Harvey, Robert Hellmann, Bogumil Jeziorski, Karsten Meier, Michael R. Moldover, Laurent Pitre, Krzysztof Szalewicz, Robin Underwood
Recent advances regarding the interplay between ab initio calculations and metrology are reviewed, with particular emphasis on gas-based techniques used for

Precise Quantum Measurement of Vacuum with Cold Atoms

Author(s)
Daniel Barker, Bishnu Acharya, James A. Fedchak, Nikolai Klimov, Eric Norrgard, Julia Scherschligt, Eite Tiesinga, Stephen Eckel
We describe the cold-atom vacuum standards (CAVS) under development at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The CAVS measures pressure in the

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