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Member State: Switzerland

CH - participation

The Swiss Confederation was one of the initial signatories of the Metre Convention (20 May 1875).

It ratified the Convention and became a Member State on 20 December 1875.

Participation of the NMI/DIs in the CCs


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CIPM MRA State

CIPM MRA

Signatory/NMI

Federal Institute of Metrology METAS

METAS

Bern-Wabern

Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999
Signed by: Wolfgang SCHWITZ (then Director, OFMET*)
* now METAS

Designated institute(s)

Institut Universitaire de Radiophysique Appliquée/Institute of Radiation Physics

For ionizing radiation: radioactivity; activity, units Bq and Bq/g (from 20 September 2002)

IRA

Lausanne

Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Obseratorium Davos and World Radiation Center

For photometry and radiometry: solar irradiance, responsivity (from 20 September 2002)

PMOD/WRC(CH)

Davos Dorf

MBW Calibration AG

For absolute humidity: dew point from –90 °C to +95 °C (from 02 May 2014)

MBW

Wettingen

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International recognition

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CIPM MRA logo

The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

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BIPM services provided

 

Comparisons piloted by the BIPM

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Calibration certificates issued by the BIPM

 

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Calibration certificate No.106 (2019)

Ion chamber, No. NE2571-2690 in Co-60 beam
  • CH
  • METAS

Calibration certificate No.105 (2019)

Ion chamber, No. NE2611A-129 in Co-60 beam
  • CH
  • METAS

Calibration certificate No.73 (2015)

1 kg mass prototype, No. 89
  • CH

Calibration certificate No.20 (2015)

1 kg mass prototype, No. 38
  • CH

CBKT

CBKT

Nationals having participated in / benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme

Dr Markus Zeier (METAS)

Attendee, 2020 - EURAMET: The KCDB2.0  (2020)

Dr Bernhard Niederhauser (METAS)

Attendee, Online technical exchange: KCDB 2.0 - CMC Writers in Chemistry and Biology  (2020)

Dr Christian Mester (METAS)

Participant, 2017 - EURAMET: TC Leadership  (2017)

Ms Veronique Maurer (METAS)

Participant, 2017 - EURAMET: QMS review  (2017)

Nationals having contributed to the BIPM CBKT programme

Mr Laurent-Guy Bernier (METAS)

Lecturer, 2018 - UTC: Effective participation  (2018)

Dr Hanspeter Andres (METAS)

Lecturer, 2017 - EURAMET: TC Leadership  (2017)

National institute having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part)

METAS

Varenna Metrology School

METAS

2018 - UTC: Effective participation

METAS

‘Train the trainer’: Transitioning to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in the CIPM MRA

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