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May 20, 2019, World Metrology Day, marked the culmination of many years of work that now makes it possible to have a measurement system based entirely on fundamental natural constants.
After a 3 years period of work, LNE, as coordinator of the European HYDROGEN metrology project, has just submitted proposals and recommendations to meet the standardisation needs for hydrogen impurity measurements and analytical ...
From 13 to 15 February 2019, some 40 participants representing some 20 countries will meet in Paris to propose a revision of the international recommendation OIML R126 on alcohol meters.
On Tuesday 17 December 2018, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of its Research Prize, LNE awarded Wilfrid Poirier and Félicien Schopfer for their major work in electrical metrology.

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The SI comprises seven units of measurement that are found in every aspect of our day-to-day lives; they are especially critical to industry. For the last two centuries, metrologists have been constantly working to improve those units of measurement, and four of them were redefined in 2018. Read our comprehensive report on the subject.

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LNE : 115 years striving to benefit the field of measurement

115 years striving to benefit the field of measurement

Since its founding in 1901, LNE has deployed its human and technical resources in the quest of developing increasingly more reliable and accurate measurement capacities. The Laboratory's works, renowned expertise and scientific excellence, all applied to overcome complex challenges, carry authoritative weight in industrial fields as well as among institutions and the public sector, which benefit from its guidance and solutions. LNE's dedication to areas affecting large population segments on a daily basis justifies its status as a leading actor in continuously enhancing companies' competitiveness and innovation while promoting a safer and more responsible society.
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