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Thermometry metrology

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Tracking Lab-Grown Tissue With Light

Someday, doctors would like to grow limbs and other body tissue for soldiers who have lost arms in battle, children who need a new heart or liver, and many

Events

Projects and Programs

Johnson Noise Thermometry

Completed
Johnson noise thermometry (JNT) is a primary temperature measurement technique based on the fundamental properties of thermal fluctuations in conductors. We

Atomic Standard for Pressure

Ongoing
NIST scientists are developing a highly accurate primary standard for pressure in the range 2 MPa to 7 MPa based on fundamental physical properties of helium

Cryogenics

Ongoing
Low temperatures suppress noise and make quantum phenomena accessible. As a result, cryogenics play a crucial role in precision measurements.

Publications

Emerging technologies in the field of thermometry

Author(s)
Zeeshan Ahmed, Graham Machin, Sergey Dedyulin
The past decade saw the emergence of new temperature sensors that have the potential to disrupt a century-old measurement infrastructure based on resistance

Guide on Secondary Thermometry: Industrial Platinum Resistance Thermometers

Author(s)
Jonathan Pearce, Richard Rusby, Kazuaki Yamazawa, Stefan Rudtsch, L Iacomini, Giuseppina Lopardo, D Rodney White, Weston L. Tew
This document is a part of guidelines, prepared by the Consultative Committee for Thermometry, on the techniques for approximating the International Temperature

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