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International Comparison of Surface Roughness, APMP.L-K8

Andrew Baker, Siew-Leng Tan, Richard Leach, Lena Jung, Seung Yin Wong, Anusorn Tonmueanwai, Kazuya Naoi, Jaewan Kim, Thomas B. Renegar, K P Chaudhary, Louise Mostert, Mohamed Amer, Sitian Gao, Chin-Lung Tsai, Ngo N. Anh, Augustinus Drijarkara
Surface roughness calibration services of sixteen countries from four metrology regions are compared through measurements of roughness and step height standards

Field Standards for Weights and Measures

Georgia L. Harris
An article written for the measurement community on whether [field] standards are “fit for purpose”. Is the equipment used is in testing designed for the

Refrigerant Properties for Heat Transfer Analysis

Mark O. McLinden
Presentation at 2013 Winter Annual Meeting of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Dallas, Texas, January 27

Building Quantum Computers

Emanuel H. Knill
Abstract: In theory, quantum computers can be used to efficiently factor numbers, quadratically speed up many search and optimization problems, and enable

Training Excellence: What Does Success Look Like?

Carol T. Hockert, Georgia L. Harris
The National Institute of Standards, Office of Weights and Measures has been working the last few years toward compliance with several educational standards in

Power Density Rating for Embedded Resistors

Jan Obrzut, Jason D. Ferguson, MIchael H. Azarian
The Power Density Ratting (PDR) for Embedded Resistors test method covers procedures for the demonstration of the ability to operate the embedded device safely