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Recent Estimates of the Avogadro Constant

  • Richard D. Deslattes

Abstract

The first microscopic information on the Avogadro constant came in 1910 (1) from the oil drop e which could be combined with the relatively well known electrochemical Faraday to obtain a value for NA. The claimed accuracy for this route ultimately reached 1000 ppm in 1916 (2).

Keywords

Atomic Mass Fundamental Constant AVOGADRO Constant Optical Order Lattice Repeat 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard D. Deslattes
    • 1
  1. 1.National Bureau of StandardsUSA

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