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Applied spectroradiometry and imaging metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/15/2014

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

Field Parameter Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

Consider the consequences if nearby electronics could interfere with a jet's instruments or cause an automobile to stall. The Field Parameter … more

Fundamental Guided Wave Metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/12/2014

Radio-frequency (RF) waves and microwaves are involved with almost every facet of everyday life. Radio stations, television, wireless devices, … more

HML Organic Chemical Metrology Program Areas
Last Updated Date: 12/04/2014

The Organic Chemical Metrology Program exists within the Chemical Sciences Division, MML, which is located at the Hollings Marine Laboratory in … more

HML Inorganic Chemical Metrology Program Areas
Last Updated Date: 12/04/2014

The Inorganic Chemical Metrology Program exists within the Chemical Sciences Division, MML which is located at the Hollings Marine Laboratory in … more

Nanoparticle Measurements and Standards for Biomedical Applications and Health
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Our goal is to develop certified reference materials, standard test methods, measurements, and critical data for the physicochemical … more

Carbon Mitigation
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The goal of this project is to identify and develop standards and measurement methods currently needed by the energy industry to enable the … more

Carbon Mitigation Measurements
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

The global environmental problems caused by emission of CO 2 (global warming, rising sea levels and increased acidity of oceans) must be abated. … more

Assessing NP EHS
Last Updated Date: 12/01/2014

Due to their small size, nanoparticles can enter living organisms in previously unforeseen ways and their immense surface area results in higher … more

STARR II
Last Updated Date: 11/13/2014

STARR II is a facility for measuring reflectance and scattering of materials in the ultraviolet to short-wave infrared wavelength range (230 nm to … more

Renewable Polymers
Last Updated Date: 09/05/2014

Economic growth, such as that experienced in developed countries over the last century, cannot continue into the next century nor spread to less … more

Femtosecond Laser Frequency Combs for Optical Clocks
Last Updated Date: 08/14/2014

We develop self-referenced mode-locked femtosecond lasers that function as the "gears" of optical clocks. The femtosecond laser clockwork is … more

Smoke Stack Simulator
Last Updated Date: 03/11/2014

Today, inconsistencies between measured CO 2 emissions and emissions calculated from coal consumption are on the order of 10% to 20%. Either a … more

Fiber Sources and Applications
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2013

Optical frequency combs convert a laser source containing a single frequency of light into pulses that include thousands of frequencies. This … more

Global Warming and Greenhouse Gases
Last Updated Date: 09/20/2013

The Gas Metrology Group has undertaken a major climate change program that involves collaborations with key stakeholders in the United States and … more

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