Opened 6 years ago

Closed 4 weeks ago

#168 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Add Unit OIF - Oil Immersion Microscopy Field

Reported by: John Snyder Owned by: Christof Gessner
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: help Keywords:


Similar to High Power Field and Lower Power Field already existing in UCUM, please consider including [OIF] for Oil Immersion Microscopy Field.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Gunther Schadow

How does [OIF] related to a [HPF] or [LPF]? Numerically? Do you use oil immersion always with the 100x magnification? And if so, is it not just the same as the HPF? Do you have references?

comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by Brenée Mitchell

Component: help
Owner: set to Christof Gessner
Status: newassigned

comment:3 Changed 8 weeks ago by Christof Gessner

I suggest to reject this one.

While HPF and LPF are currently found in literature, as is the term "oil immersion", I was not able to find a reference to the shortcut "OIF". As this is not a unit linked to the SI system, it merely represents a specific numerical value (like HPF and LPF). So adding a code for it does not add much value. Users can use the shortcut "OIF", but not in the sense of a unit of measure as coded in UCUM.

comment:4 Changed 4 weeks ago by Brenée Mitchell

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

Decision from 17 February 2021 Board meeting:

Reject, not a common acronym and not numerically related to LPF or HPF, only clears up resolution.

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