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Continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer
Last Modified: 10/05/2015

The continuous-wave terahertz spectrometer makes use of two near-infrared lasers. The first laser is a fixed-frequency cw ring Ti:Saph laser … more

Electronic Nanodevices Laboratory
Last Modified: 02/03/2015

We are developing measurement and fabrication capabilities for nanoscale characterization of electronic nanodevices relevant to energy transport, … more

EUV Detector Radiometry Beamline
Last Modified: 08/25/2015

The EUV Detector Radiometry Beamline (BL-9) is devoted to detector-based radiometry and other measurements of optical properties in the extreme … more

Facility for irradiance calibration using synchrotrons
Last Modified: 10/13/2011

The spectral irradiances of deuterium lamps from 200 nm to 400 nm are calibrated in the Facility for Irradiance Calibration Using Synchrotrons … more

Facility for spectroradiometric calibrations (FASCAL 2)
Last Modified: 10/13/2011

FASCAL 2 facility is solely dedicated to spectral irradiance scale realizations and calibrations. The spectral irradiance standards are calibrated … more

Facility for spectroradiometric calibrations (FASCAL)
Last Modified: 12/15/2011

The FASCAL has been in continuous operations since 1970s for the calibrations of spectral radiance of sources. The measurements are performed by … more

Far Ultraviolet Calibration Facility
Last Modified: 09/16/2015

The FUV Calibration Facility is used for detector-based radiometry and other measurements of optical properties in the far ultraviolet (FUV) from … more

Far-infrared Spectrometer
Last Modified: 08/11/2015

Nicolet Magna 550 FTIR for far- and mid-infrared spectral acquisition. This modified instrument contains a silicon-coated mylar beamsplitter and … more

Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometry (FTIS) facility
Last Modified: 10/05/2010

The Fourier transform infrared spectrophotometry (FTIS) facility serves as the measurement facility for characterizing the optical properties of … more

Goniophotometer for specular gloss calibrations
Last Modified: 01/08/2015

Specular gloss is the perception by an observer of the mirror-like appearance of a surface. The measurement of specular gloss consists of … more

Infrared laser gonioreflectometer instrument (ILGRI)
Last Modified: 10/05/2010

The Infrared Laser Gonioreflectometer Instrument (ILGRI) is used to measure the bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) or the … more

Infrared reference integrating sphere (IRIS)
Last Modified: 02/14/2013

An integrating-sphere system has been designed and constructed for the measurement of multiple optical properties in the infrared spectral range. … more

Low background infrared (LBIR) facility
Last Modified: 08/06/2015

The Low background infrared (LBIR) facility was originally designed to calibrate user supplied blackbody sources and to characterize … more

Lunar spectro-radiometer
Last Modified: 03/30/2015

Design of the lunar irradiance instrument is based on commercially available spectrographs. These spectrographs can be stable and sub-components … more

Medical-Industrial Radiation Facility
Last Modified: 06/05/2015

The Medical-Industrial Radiation Facility (MIRF) located in the  Radiation Physics Division  of the NIST  Physical Measurement Laboratory is a … more

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