Some reflections on the proposed redefinition of the unit for the amount of substance and of other SI units

@article{Pavese2011SomeRO,
  title={Some reflections on the proposed redefinition of the unit for the amount of substance and of other SI units},
  author={F. Pavese},
  journal={Accreditation and Quality Assurance},
  year={2011},
  volume={16},
  pages={161-165}
}
  • F. Pavese
  • Published 2011
  • Mathematics
  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance
  • Proposals on the floor at CIPM are aiming at defining basic units by stipulating a consensus value for a number of fundamental constants. The paper indicates the author’s viewpoint about a number of issues that, in his view, should be better understood before such a choice becomes indisputable. They include the count nature of the Avogadro number; the correct expression of its stipulated numerical value; the check for the consistency of the SI system; the shift to the unit of the experimental… CONTINUE READING
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