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The Kibble Balance and the Forthcoming Revision of the SI

Robinson, I A (2018) The Kibble Balance and the Forthcoming Revision of the SI. In: 2018 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM 2018), 8-13 July 2018, Paris, France.

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Abstract

The redefinition of the kilogram in the forthcoming revision of the SI has been strongly supported by the many instruments which use the Kibble virtual work technique. For the forthcoming revision of the SI the instruments measured the value of the Planck constant in SI units; after the revision these, and additional instruments, will be used to maintain the world's mass scale. This paper provides a short description of the measurements which have been made to support the redefinition of the kilogram, the existing instruments which utilise the Kibble technique and the possible evolution of the technique after redefinition.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Kibble Balance, watt balance, kilogram, SI redefinition, SI units, Planck constant
Subjects: Engineering Measurements > Mass, Force, Pressure
Divisions: Engineering, Materials & Electrical Science
Identification number/DOI: 10.1109/CPEM.2018.8500959
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2019 14:51
URI: http://eprintspublications.npl.co.uk/id/eprint/8226

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