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Aperture area measurements

Radiometric and photometric measurements require defining apertures. The accuracy to which these measurements can be accomplished requires … more


Spectrophotometry is the quantitative measurement of the reflection or transmission properties of a material as a function of wavelength. While … more

Hyperspectral Image Projector (HIP)

Detecting climate change with remote sensing instruments, providing state-of-the-art surveillance imagery for security and defense, or getting the … more

Spectral irradiance and radiance responsivity calibrations using uniform sources (SIRCUS)

SIRCUS is a reference facility for the calibration of detectors and radiometers for spectral irradiance responsivity and spectral radiance … more

Applied spectroradiometry and imaging metrology

Spectroradiometers are widely used for acquiring colorimetric, photometric, and radiometric quantities with a single measurement for a variety of … more

Building the next generation reference reflectometer

ROSI (Robotic Optical Scatter Instrument) is a new facility for measuring reflectance and scattering of materials in the ultraviolet to short-wave … more

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