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Fabrication of High-Value Standard Resistors



Ronald F. Dziuba, Dean G. Jarrett, L. L. Scott, Andrew J. Secula


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has fabricated stable, transportable 10 MΩ} and 1 GΩ} standard resistors for use in an international comparison of high resistances. This fabrication process is being applied to the construction of standard resistors of values up to 10 TΩ}, with initial results indicating significant improvements in stability and fewer adverse effects induced by mechanical shock and vibration.
Proceedings Title
Proc., Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM)
Conference Dates
July 6-10, 1998
Conference Location
Washington, DC


electrical resistance, resistors, standard resistors, thin-film resistors, wirewound resistors


Dziuba, R. , Jarrett, D. , Scott, L. and Secula, A. (1998), Fabrication of High-Value Standard Resistors, Proc., Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM), Washington, DC, [online], (Accessed May 20, 2024)


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Created June 30, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021