metrology

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n metrology the scientific study of measurement
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Metrology The science of, or a system of, weights and measures; also, a treatise on the subject.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n metrology The science of weights and measures. It has two parts, one relating to the art of weighing and measuring, and the other accumulating facts in regard to units of measure which are now or have formerly been in use.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Metrology the science of weights and measures
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. measure + -métrologie,

Usage

In literature:

V. IS THE GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZEH A METROLOGICAL MONUMENT?
"Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1" by James Y. Simpson
The first species of them is metrological, comprehending the inscriptions on measures and weights.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
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In news:

Metrology System Combines Roughness, Surface Measurement.
Jenoptik Industrial Metrology will demonstrate the Hommel-Etamic F435 and F455 automatic form measuring system s at IMTS 2012.
Jenoptik Industrial Metrology will demonstrate the Hommel-Etamic F435 and F455 automatic form measuring system s.
Nikon Metrology Partners With Penske Racing.
Nikon Metrology (Brighton, Michigan) and Penske Racing jointly announced a multi-year agreement that makes Nikon the official supplier of dimensional metrology products and services to Penske Racing.
Beamex's Midwest Technology Conference: Metrology : 101.
Turn a Robot into a Metrology Device.
This software makes it possible to conveniently perform 2-D and 3-D measuring tasks in the field of metrology .
Metrology Solutions for Automated Applications.
Angle encoder for metrology systems.
Nikon Metrology Opens New North American Tech Center.
Services at Trimos Metrology include calibration, retrofits for CMMs and inspection programming.
Coordinate Metrology Society Releases 2012 Report: "The Importance of Practical Testing".
The MarSurf WS 1 optical surface metrology system uses white light interferometry to achieve vertical resolution of 0.1 nanometer and provide 3-D measurement.
Optical Metrology Gets Upgrades.
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In science:

Figure 7: Left: Fiber-linked heterodyne interferometry and fiber metrology system.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
These paths must be monitored accurately with a metrology system to correct for phase changes in the optical system due to thermal variations.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
However, this metrology must only measure path lengths in each interferometric station and not along the entire length of the fiber.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
Figure 13 also shows two metrology systems used in the interferometer.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The second metrology system measures the changes in the optical path through the fiber.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The internal path metrology system, shown in the figure, measures the paths from corner cube on the siderostat mirror (shown as two, really only one) to the metrology beamsplitter.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
It is essential that the laser metrology system be boresighted to the laser signal path so the correct distance is measured. A Michelson interferometer with a frequency shift in one arm measures changes in the length of each signal path.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
This is accomplished by using an electro-optic cell and modulating each beam at a different frequency. A He-Ne laser is used as the light source for this metrology system.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
Filters at the output of the detector are then used to separate the signals corresponding to each metrology beam.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
The fiber metrology system measures changes in the optical path through the fiber.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
Figure 14 shows the correspondence between a standard Michelson interferometer and the fiber metrology system.
Science, Technology and Mission Design for the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity
All detectors underwent careful metrological analysis with a 3D coordinate measurement machine.
Hadron beam test of a scintillating fibre tracker system for elastic scattering and luminosity measurement in ATLAS
During the module production quality assurance tests, an optical metrology survey of the relative positions of the R and Φ sensors inside the individual modules was performed.
Performance of the LHCb Vertex Detector Alignment Algorithm determined with Beam Test Data
Another quality measure of the alignment can be obtained from the comparison of the alignment constants as determined by the software alignment with those measured by the metrology of the individual modules.
Performance of the LHCb Vertex Detector Alignment Algorithm determined with Beam Test Data
In particular during the last ten years, the perspective of a quantum computer and the quest of always better metrology standards stimulated an impressive technological development (at the level of ion traps , QED cavities , spectroscopy [32, 33] and so on).
Crucial tests of the existence of a Time Operator
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