The Consultative Committee for Electricity (CCE) was set up in 1927. Its name was changed to Consultative Committee for Electricity and Magnetism by the CIPM in 1997.
Present activities concern practical realizations of the SI volt, ohm, ampere and watt, laboratory reference standards of the volt and the ohm based upon the Josephson and quantum-Hall effects, capacitance standards and ac/dc measurements, RF and microwave standards, and advice to the CIPM on matters related to electrical standards.
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The new BIPM website
The BIPM is proud to present its new website, with an updated design and personalized content. Those entitled to access restricted documents will need to set up a personal password: click on SIGN IN in the header, then on Password forgotten and enter your email address as registered in the BIPM Meetings Office database.
Announcement of the 20th International Congress of Metrology (CIM 2021)
The 20th International Congress of Metrology, CIM 2021, will be held from 28-30 September 2021 in Paris (France). The congress will explore scientific and industrial challenges in the field of measurement through a varied programme.
BIPM Kibble balance makes significant progress towards realizing the new kilogram definition in 2019
Significant progress towards the completion of the BIPM Kibble balance for realizing the new kilogram definition has been made in 2019. The BIPM will participate in the first key comparison of realizations of the new definition of the kilogram, CCM.M-K8.2019.