Resolution 2 of the 17th CGPM (1983)
On the realization of the definition of the metre
The 17th Conférence Générale des Poids et Mesures
invites the Comité International des Poids et Mesures
- to draw up instructions for the practical realization of the new definition of the metre,
- to choose radiations which can be recommended as standards of wavelength for the interferometric measurement of length and to draw up instructions for their use,
- to pursue studies undertaken to improve these standards.
See Recommendation 1 (CI-2002) of the CIPM on the revision of the practical realization of the definition of the metre.