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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.
04 - No promotion potential
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