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Brochures and journals on the history of the PTR/PTB

For over 125 years, the PTR and PTB have been at the center of measuring in Germany. If you would like to have a brief or a longer insight into our past with its many high points, then please take a look at our publications on PTR/PTB's history. You can order many of them free of charge or download them directly as pdf files. 

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PTR and PTB: 125 Years Precisely - History of an Institution

You can order this PTB Info Sheet (6 pages, 2012) free of charge from our Press and Information Office (address: see right) or download it as pdf file. (German only)

  • PTR und PTB: 125 Jahre genau - Geschichte einer Institution (4.0 MB) Seit 1887 hat genaues Messen eine institutionelle Heimat in Deutschland. Als am 28. März 1887 der erste Etat der Physikalisch-Technischen Reichsanstalt (PTR), der Vorgängerin der PTB, bewilligt wurde, war dies die Geburtsstunde der ersten staatlichen Großforschungseinrichtung und der Beginn einer Erfolgsgeschichte, die noch längst nicht zu Ende erzählt ist.
PTR/PTB: 125 Years of Metrological Research

PTR/PTB: 125 Years of Metrological Research

Special edition of PTB-Mitteilungen 2.2012, 68 pages. You can order it free of charge from the Press and Information Office (address: see right) or download it directly as pdf file.

Metrology Throughout the Ages

Metrology Throughout the Ages

Special edition of PTB-Mitteilungen 3.2012, 95 pages. You can download it here as pdf file.

Die Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt in Thüringen (in German only)

Die Physikalisch-Technische Reichsanstalt in Thüringen (in German only)

Special edition of PTB-Mitteilungen 1.2013, 120 pages, You can order it free of charge from the Press and Information Office (address: see right) or download it directly as pdf file.

50 Jahre Zeitaussendung mit DCF77 (in German only)

50 Jahre Zeitaussendung mit DCF77

Special edition of PTB-Mitteilungen 3.2009, 47 pages.

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