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Getting Closer to Redefining the Kilogram



Zeina J. Kubarych


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.
Weighing and Measurement + Magazine


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


Kubarych, Z. (2009), Getting Closer to Redefining the Kilogram, Weighing and Measurement + Magazine, [online], (Accessed July 16, 2024)


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Created October 30, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017