The Quantum SI - Towards the New Systems of Units

Journal title

Metrology and Measurement Systems




No 2



SI system ; base units ; quantum standards

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne


Polish Academy of Sciences Committee on Metrology and Scientific Instrumentation




Artykuły / Articles


DOI: 10.2478/v10178-010-0013-9 ; ISSN 2080-9050, e-ISSN 2300-1941


Metrology and Measurement Systems; 2010; No 2




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