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Getting Closer to Redefining the Kilogram

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Author(s)

Zeina J. Kubarych

Abstract

A redefinition to replace the last remaining artifact based SI unit, the kilogram, may occur as early as 2011. This article presents a short summary of the status of current international efforts focused on the redefinition and the internationally agreed upon requirements for the redefinition of the mass unit.
Citation
Weighing and Measurement + Magazine

Keywords

"Kilogram", "Redefinition", "Mass", "Watt Balance", "Avagadro"

Citation

Kubarych, Z. (2009), Getting Closer to Redefining the Kilogram, Weighing and Measurement + Magazine, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=903635 (Accessed July 16, 2024)

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Created October 30, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017