metrology

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Lock the Planck: the kilogram has a new definition

From today, all SI base units will be defined based on natural constants, with the kilogram the last to join the ranks

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Engineering
20 May, 2019

A long-sighted laser beam

A team from CERN and the IPP in Prague has developed a laser beam with remarkable properties that has potential applications in many fields

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Knowledge sharing
11 February, 2019
Knowledge sharing
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11 February, 2019
Knowledge sharing
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X-rays see all

Don’t miss the metrology laboratory’s open day on 6 June when its state-of-the-art tomograph will be on display

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Engineering
16 May, 2018
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16 May, 2018
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The very model of a modern pi-mode structure

The first new PI-Mode Structure (PIMS) cavity for Linac 4 is under assembly at CERN

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Engineering
03 March, 2014
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03 March, 2014
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Taking the measure of the kilogram

Forget the new diet - you may weigh less in the morning anyway, thanks to an overhaul of the kilogram

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Engineering
07 April, 2012
Engineering
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07 April, 2012
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