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Title: National Institute of Standards and Technology: Time and Frequency Division
Url: https://www.nist.gov/pml/time-and-frequency-division
Publisher: National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
Description: "The Time and Frequency Division, part of NIST's Physics Laboratory, maintains the standard for frequency and time interval for the United States, provides official time to the United States, and carries out a broad program of research and service activities in time and frequency metrology." At this website, visitors can find online exhibits about ethnic and historical calendars, the history of timekeeping, the discovery of the quartz watch, and more. Researchers can learn about the division's studies dealing with ion storage and optical frequencies. Students and educators will find a tutorial about oscillator signals and measurement methods. Through this large website, visitors will understand the intricacies that go into measuring the exact time.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Practical and spherical astronomy -- Time -- Systems and standards
Science -- Astronomy -- Practical and spherical astronomy -- Time -- Time signals, etc.
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric discharge -- Electric discharge through gases -- Special topics, A-Z -- Radio frequency discharges
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Standards (General). Governmental standardizing bureaus
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electronics -- Electronic measurements -- Time measurements
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Measurement
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education -- Graduate/Professional
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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