Measurement Techniques

, Volume 55, Issue 2, pp 156–162 | Cite as

The traceability of modern pyrometers to the primary standard of the unit of temperature and the classification of methods of pyrometry

  • V. N. KrutikovEmail author
  • A. V. Frunze
Thermal Measurements

The various methods of pyrometry are analyzed and a new version of the classification is proposed, which rests on the connection between the actual temperature of the object and the results of a measurement of the temperature by pyrometers, using the appropriate method. It is shown that, at the present time, energy pyrometers are not traceable to the Primary Standard of the Unit of Temperature due to the absence of a standard of the unit of emittance. A number of problems which must be solved using this standard is formulated.


pyrometry methods traceability pyrometers emittance standard 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.All-Russia Research Institute of Optophysical Measurements (VNIIOFI)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Termokont Noncommercial Scientific-Technical PartnershipMoscowRussia

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