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Test methods for fibre optic temperature sensors

Used to measure physical quantities such as temperature, strain and pressure, fibre optic sensors are an alternative to mechanical and electric sensors.

Ensuring the reliability of the Olympic anti-doping laboratory

An international standard. developed by the joint IEC and ISO technical committee, is playing a crucial role in helping the World Anti-Doping Agency to catch drug cheats at the Tokyo Olympics.

Webinar participants preview new online standards development tool

A webinar organized by IEC Academy has given participants a preview of the innovative tool being developed by IEC and ISO to streamline and facilitate the digitalization of standards.

Quantifying greenhouse gas emissions

Learn about IEC work to help quantify the greenhouse gas emissions of electric and electronic products.
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