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The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the UK's National Measurement Institute and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology.

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Our lecture series from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), which is the UK's National Measurement Institute and is a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology.
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2011-09-28 14:20
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28.09.2011

Exploring the Universe with the world's largest radio telescope

The Square Kilometre Array: a £1.2 billion global science project to build the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope.Presented by Richard SchilizziRecorded May 2011
National Physical Laboratory author
3.05.2011

Seeking the TRUTHS about climate change

An update on the vital work being carried out at NPL to improve traceability and reduce uncertainties associated with climate forecasts. Presented by Nigel Fox.Recorded 19th April 2011
National Physical Laboratory author
21.04.2011

The Challenge of Implementing the GUM and its Supplements

The view from inside an industrial laboratory by Steve Sidney, National Laboratory Association, South AfricaRecorded 8th March 2011
National Physical Laboratory author
20.04.2011

Charles Galton Darwin and the NPL at war

Presented by Seton BennettRecorded 24th February 2011
National Physical Laboratory author
20.04.2011

Emerging technologies based on multiferroic materials

Possible applications of multiferroic materials by Dr Melvin Vopson, NPLRecorded 24th February 2011
National Physical Laboratory author
17.03.2011

Personal Wireless Communications

An Industry in Transition; the future advances of tele-communication by Dr Walter Tuttlebee, Mobile VCERecorded 19th November 2010
National Physical Laboratory author
16.03.2011

Structured organic cyanine dye thin films

For applications in photovoltaics and photonics. Presented by Roland Hany and Jakob Heier from EMPARecorded 4th November 2010
National Physical Laboratory author
18.11.2010

Building on the Building Blocks of Life

A presentation on Gel-Phase Nanotechnology by Prof. Rein Ulijn from the University of Strathclyde.
National Physical Laboratory author
11.11.2010

CLARREO

Decadal Change Accuracy for Space Based Reflected Solar Spectra, Emitted Infrared Spectra, and Radio Occultation
National Physical Laboratory author
7.10.2010

Evil on the Internet

Live examples of malicious sites, how they work, and what little we currently know about the criminals who operate them. By Richard Clayton
National Physical Laboratory author
24.06.2010

Linking clocks with optical fibres

How to use light for frequency comparisons over hundreds of kilometers by Giuseppe Marra
National Physical Laboratory author
24.06.2010

Scratching the Surface

Measuring the Wear and Frictional Response of Surfaces by Mark Gee
National Physical Laboratory author
26.04.2010

From protein folding to nanoscale design

Taking the Nature's path to nanostructured materials by Max Ryadnov
National Physical Laboratory author
19.03.2010

FIRST Explorer - A space-borne low-frequency radio observatory using passive formation flying

"FIRST Explorer -A space-borne low-frequency radio observatory using passive formation flying" - by Jan Bergman& Prof. Alistair Forbes on 18th March 2010.Queen's Printer and Controller  of HMSO. 2010Included audiovisual material reproduced with  pe...
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25.02.2010

Drunken Walks on a Nanoscale Tightrope: Excitons on Carbon Nanotubes

'Drunken Walks on a Nanoscale Tightrope: Excitons on Carbon Nanotubes' by Jeremy Allam, recorded on 18th February 2010.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2010Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
24.02.2010

The physics of perception: measurement of naturalness

'The physics of perception: measurement of naturalness' by Teresa Goodman, recorded on January 28th 2010.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2010Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
23.02.2010

Ambient Mass Spectrometry: The future for instant chemical analysis

'Ambient Mass Spectrometry: The future for instant chemical analysis' by Felicia Green recorded on January 28th 2010.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2010 Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
27.01.2010

Combating cancer in the third millennium - the contribution of medical physics

'Combating cancer in the third millennium - the contribution of medical physics' by Prof Steve Webb, recorded on December 17th 2009.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2010 Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
10.12.2009

The story of Packet Switching

In the mid-late 1960s, a team at the National Physical Laboratory invented the means by which all data is transferred across networks.This is the story of packet-switching by the men who pioneered it.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2009Included...
National Physical Laboratory author
10.12.2009

David Yates talks about 'Scrapbook'

David Yates, who worked at NPL from 1962 to 1992, talks about 'Scrapbook'Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2009Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
14.10.2009

Soundscapes and action plans: the need for a new metrology of noise perception

'Soundscapes and action plans: the need for a new metrology of noise perception' by Gianluca Memoli, recorded in October 2009.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2009Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
24.09.2009

In Pursuit of Pulsars

'In Pursuit of Pulsars' by Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell, recorded in September 2009.Queen's Printer and Controller of HMSO. 2009Included audiovisual material reproduced with permission of the presenter.
National Physical Laboratory author
28.08.2009

Transport at the nanoscale

'Transport at the nanoscale' by Alexandre Cuenat from NPL, recorded in August 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
28.05.2009

From the Lab to the Marketplace: Commercial Applications of Nanotechnology

'From the Lab to the Marketplace: Commercial Applications of Nanotechnology' by Dr David Carey, recorded May 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
21.05.2009

New Materials Science with Synhcrotron Radiation: the XMas Story

'New Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation: the XMas Story' by Prof Malcolm Cooper.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
1.04.2009

Nature's Nanomachines: Understanding Biological Molecules Through Single Molecule Measurements

'Nature's Nanomachines: Understanding Biological Molecules Through Single Molecule Measurements' by Alex Knight from NPL, recorded in April 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for ...
National Physical Laboratory author
16.03.2009

Probing into the future - A look at what scanning probe technology may offer

'Probing into the future - A look at what scanning probe technology may offer' by Dr Goh K E Johnson, recorded in March 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
17.02.2009

'The Magic of Flat Carbon' by Dr. Kostya Novoselov

'The Magic of Flat Carbon by Dr. Kostya Novoselov from Manchester University, recorded in February 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
28.01.2009

Quantity - Structure - Activity measurements for biological molecules, harmonisation through metrology?

'Quantity - Structure - Activity measurements for biological molecules, harmonisation through metrology?' by Anna Hill.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
28.01.2009

Closing the Metrological Triangle with a Superconducting Nanowire

'Closing the Metrological Triangle with a Superconducting Nanowire' by Carol Webster, recorded in January 2009.Recording Crown Copyright 2009. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
12.12.2008

Serpents and Synthesisers: the Physics of Musical Instruments

'Serpents and Synthesisers: the Physics of Musical Instruments' by Murray Campbell.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
30.10.2008

How can you measure it if you can't see it?

'How can you measure it if you can't see it? by Richard Leach.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
30.10.2008

Metropoly: a game of chance

'Metropoly: a game of chance' by Alistair Forbes.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
12.09.2008

Humidity measurement

Humidity measurement by Stephanie BellRecording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
20.08.2008

'Citior, altior, fortior ... accuratior? The metrology of sport'

'Citior, altior, fortior ... accuratior?The metrology of sport' by Seton BennettRecording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
26.06.2008

High Efficiency Lighting - the measurement challenge

''High Efficiency Lighting - the measurement challenge'' by Emma Woolliams, recorded in June 2008.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
21.02.2008

Simulating materials with chemical detail at IBM: From biophysics to high-tech applications

'Simulating materials with chemical detail at IBM: From biophysics to high-tech applications' by Glenn Martyna, from IBM New York.Audio only.Recording Crown Copyright 2008. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scot...
National Physical Laboratory author
14.12.2007

Atom and molecule mechanics

'Atom and molecule mechanics' by John PethicaRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
19.11.2007

Electron Backscattering Diffraction - mapping microstructures from nanometres to millimetres

''Electron Backscattering Diffraction - mapping microstructures from nanometres to millimetres'' by Ken Mingard, recorded in November 2007.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotla...
National Physical Laboratory author
19.11.2007

Why are NPL getting a Clinical LinAc?

''Why are NPL getting a Clinical LinAc?'' by Alan DuSautoy, recorded in November 2007.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
4.10.2007

Lord Rayleigh

'Lord Rayleigh' by Peter WellsRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
17.09.2007

Curiouser and curiouser: Radiochemical analysis of Nuclear Reactor Bioshields

'Curiouser and curiouser: Radiochemical analysis of Nuclear Reactor Bioshields' by Simon JeromeRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
17.09.2007

Making quantum electrical standards more accessible: the quantum Hall effect in Indium Antimonide

'Making quantum electrical standards more accessible: the quantum Hall effect in Indium Antimonide' by Stephen GiblinRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
9.07.2007

Interfaces between Functional Electronic Systems

'Interfaces between Functional Electronic Systems' by Jochen Mannhart. Audio OnlyRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
18.06.2007

Air Pollution Modelling

'Air Pollution Modelling' by Garry HaymanRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
2.05.2007

Sustaining Moore's Law - The Interconnect Challenge

'Sustaining Moore's Law - The Interconnect Challenge' by Chris Hunt.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
2.05.2007

Fuel cells: making the transition to a low carbon economy

'Fuel cells: making the transition to a low carbon economy' by Gareth Hinds.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
3.04.2007

'On the road to the universal Kelvin'

'On the road to the universal Kelvin' by Wolfgang Buck, from PTBRecording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
22.03.2007

Electroanalytical immunosensor utilising metal nano particles

'Electroanalytical immunosensor utilising metal nano particles' by Robert Porter.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
National Physical Laboratory author
22.03.2007

The Quantum Elephant in the Metrology Corner

'The Quantum Elephant in the Metrology Corner' by Alexander Tzalenchuk.Recording Crown Copyright 2007. Reproduced by permission of the Controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland.
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