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Future Voltage Metrology at NIST



Yi-hua D. Tang, June E. Sims, Michael H. Kelley


Presently NIST uses a voltage calibration path to maintain the U.S. legal volt and provide for the dissemination of an internationally consistent, accurate, reproducible and traceable voltage standard, tied to the SI units. Potential improvements and enhancements to the present system will be discussed. These include using the quantum standard to replace artifact references, intercomparisons for future Josephson voltage standard systems, and the application of information technologies to voltage metrology.
Proceedings Title
Proc., Measurement Science Conference
Conference Dates
January 18-19, 2001
Conference Location
Anaheim, CA


information technologies, quantum standard, voltage dissemination


Tang, Y. , Sims, J. and Kelley, M. (2001), Future Voltage Metrology at NIST, Proc., Measurement Science Conference, Anaheim, CA, [online], (Accessed May 24, 2024)


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Created December 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021