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Analysis of a Dual-Balance HIgh Resistance Bridge at 10 T{Ω}

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Author(s)

Dean G. Jarrett

Abstract

The NIST guarded active-arm bridge, using a third dc source and a second detector to balance the guard network, is described. Improvements to the NIST active-arm bridge and the design and construction of improved high resistance standards have facilitated the extension of NIST calibration services to the 10 T{Ω} decade of resistance. The 10 T{Ω} calibration service has been offered as a special test for NIST customers, and the 100 T{Ω} special test will be available later this year. To ensure the quality of the measurements provided to the customer and to evaluate the bridge, many verifications including the use of check standards, redundant measurement systems, and multiple bridge ratios have been used. Analysis techniques described here for the 10T {Ω} decade of resistance can also be applied to the 100 T{Ω} decade of resistance.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Volume
50
Issue
2

Keywords

balance, bridge, detector, guard, measurement, standard, transfer standard, resistance

Citation

Jarrett, D. (2001), Analysis of a Dual-Balance HIgh Resistance Bridge at 10 T{Ω}, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=19690 (Accessed June 19, 2024)

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Created April 1, 2001, Updated February 19, 2017