Bibliography of Temperature Measurement: July 1960 to December 1965 Page: Front Inside
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THE INSTITUTE FOR BASIC STANDARDS ... provides the central basis within the United
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-Applied Mathematics-Electricity-Metrology-Mechanics-Heat-Atomic Physics-Physical
Chemistry-Radiation Physics-Laboratory Astrophysics--Radio Standards Laboratory,2 which
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ogenics2--Materials Evaluation Laboratory-Office of Standard Reference Materials.
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Olsen, Lief O. & Halpern, Carl. Bibliography of Temperature Measurement: July 1960 to December 1965, report, April 28, 1967; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70434/m1/2/: accessed May 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.