RIP Frances Lloyd

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RIP Frances Lloyd

Post by emrr » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:45 pm

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Re: RIP Frances Lloyd

Post by mediatechnology » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:32 pm

This article made me curious about the reference standard she worked on. I found this at NIST: https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/sp958 ... 15-318.pdf

I've always thought NIST Boulder would be a very cool place to work. I've always been a WWV time/frequency standard geek.
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Re: RIP Frances Lloyd

Post by emrr » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:12 am

Nice to see the history of it.
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Re: RIP Frances Lloyd

Post by Gold » Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:03 pm

Metrology is a cool interdisciplinary science. I've been kind of fascinated with it since I learned of its existence. Measuring things seems like it should be easy but it is anything but.

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Re: RIP Frances Lloyd

Post by mediatechnology » Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:26 am

Gold wrote:
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:03 pm
Metrology is a cool interdisciplinary science. I've been kind of fascinated with it since I learned of its existence. Measuring things seems like it should be easy but it is anything but.
Me too.

Some of you might find this article interesting: What’s All This Reference Stuff, Anyhow? http://www.electronicdesign.com/analog/ ... uff-anyhow?
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