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Resolution 4 of the 16th CGPM (1979)
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Definition of the candela - Improvement of photometric accuracy

    The 16th Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures,

    instructs the Comité International des Poids et Mesures to organise international comparisons in order to check the uniformity of photometric measurements obtained using the new definition of the candela.

    invites national laboratories to intensify their work aimed at the realization of the candela following the new definition as well as at the improvement in photometric calibration procedures and methods of international comparisons.

Comptes Rendus de la 16e CGPM (1979), 1980, p.100
Metrologia, 1980, 16(1), 55-61

The reader should note that the official version of this Resolution is the French text.

Other Resolutions of the 16th CGPM (1979)
Resolution 1
Resolution 2
Resolution 3
Resolution 4
Resolution 5
Resolution 6
Resolution 7