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Quantum for Pressure

Published

Author(s)

Jay H. Hendricks, Patrick F. Egan, Jacob E. Ricker, Jack A. Stone Jr., Kevin O. Douglass, Gregory F. Strouse

Abstract

A team of NIST scientists is working to fundamentally change the way that the unit of pressure is realized and disseminated, an effort that will lead to the elimination of mercury barometer pressure standards.
Citation
Nature Physics

Keywords

Pressure, Primary Standard, Quantum, Evangelista Torricelli, Mercury, Manometer, Barometer, Measurement, Optical Cavity
Created January 5, 2018, Updated August 21, 2019