Physical Metrology - strategic overview
BIPM work programme - Physical Metrology
- To provide a long-term primary realization of the kilogram.
- To coordinate comparisons of primary realizations held by NMIs to support the mise en pratique for the kilogram.
- To support the dissemination of the unit of mass by providing calibrations of mass standards on request to NMIs.
- To develop and provide on-site comparisons using travelling quantum electrical standards.
- To support the mise en pratique of the electrical units.
- To exploit facilities at the BIPM by providing the highest-priority calibrations for electrical quantities requested by NMIs.
Physical Metrology Department