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    Responsibilities

    Perform research and development on the realization and dissemination of the International Temperature Scale (ITS) of 1990.  Conduct calibration and certification of fixed-point cells, Standard Platinum Resistance Thermometers (SPRTs), and resistance bridges.  Lead a program to develop new laboratory infrastructure for the operational success of ITS-90 realization and dissemination.  The incumbent will research and develop methods for the robust and improved operation of high temperature fixed-point cell furnaces and cryogenic systems; conduct international key comparisons; and research next generation of SI dissemination of the kelvin through photonic thermometry.  Disseminate results through technical publications and presentations.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    04 - No promotion potential

  • Job family (Series)

    1310 Physics

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