Article ID: CBB000073598

Calibration (1997)


Description “Calibration, the use of a surrogate signal to standardize an instrument, is an important strategy for the establishment of the validity of an experimental result. In this paper, I present several examples, typical of physics experiments, that illustrate the adequacy of the surrogate.”

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Authors & Contributors
Mestitz, Anna
Vittori, Ottavio
Drake, Stillman
Clercq, Peter de
Lemmerich, Jost
Heilbron, John L.
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Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Museum Boerhaave
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt
Comune di Reggio Emilia
Folio Publishers
Harvard University Press
Measuring instruments
Scientific apparatus and instruments
Theoretical physics
Galilei, Galileo
Traube, Moritz
Voigt, Woldemar
Picardet, Claudine
Nobili, Leopoldo
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Time Periods
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20th century
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