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Pulse Metrology, Part 1



Nicholas G. Paulter Jr., Donald R. Larson


Pulse metrology refers to the science of the measurement of pulses, which are transient phenomena. This article describes concepts important for pulse metrology, namely, reproducibility and repeatability of measurement, measurement uncertainty, and traceability to fundamental units.
IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine


pulse metrology, standards, waveforms


Paulter, N. and Larson, D. (2011), Pulse Metrology, Part 1, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine, [online], (Accessed July 24, 2024)


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Created June 1, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017