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Certified reference materials for depth sensing indentation instruments

Objective

The objective of the proposal is to carry out a feasibility study to develop certified reference materials for calibration of depth sensing indenters. The proposal is in response to Dedicated Call Topic II.20. The work plans involves a review to identify candidate materials, followed by a scoping study with a shortlist of materials. The most promising materials are then studied with respect to surface stability and within sample homogeneity, after which a further selection of likely materials is made. At this point sample to sample and batch to batch variability is established, and the CRM validated against directly calibrated instruments. Finally a methodology is developed for the use of the CRMs.

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NPL MANAGEMENT LTD.
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BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND
Germany
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Bundesallee 100
38116 Braunschweig

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COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
Belgium
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Retieseweg
2440 Geel

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SURFACE
Germany
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Rheinstrasse 7
41836 Hueckelhoven

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VITO - VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK NV
Belgium
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Boeretang 200
2400 Mol

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