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The NIST Microforce Realization and Measurement Project



David B. Newell, Jon R. Pratt, John A. Kramar, Douglas T. Smith, Edwin R. Williams


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a five-year Microforce Realization and Measurement project focusing on the development of an instrument and laboratory capable of realizing and measuring the SI unit of force below 5x106N using the electrical units as the link to the SI.
Proceedings Title
Conference Digest
Conference Dates
June 16-21, 2002
Conference Location
Ottawa, 1, CA
Conference Title
Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements


electrical standards, force metrology, mass metrology, Nanotechnology


Newell, D. , Pratt, J. , Kramar, J. , Smith, D. and Williams, E. (2002), The NIST Microforce Realization and Measurement Project, Conference Digest, Ottawa, 1, CA, [online], (Accessed May 28, 2024)


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Created May 31, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021