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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

Solid-state lighting metrology
Last Updated Date: 12/15/2014

With the rise of new, energy-efficient solid-state lighting (SSL) systems has come the need for new performance metrics and measurement methods to … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 12/11/2014

Imaging in the terahertz frequency range enables the detection of concealed weapons and other contraband (e.g., explosives under clothing) without … more

Vision science
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

The Vision Science program was established to develop new photometric and colorimetric standards based on vision science to facilitate development … more

Optical grating scatterometry
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

This program aims to develop standards, methods, and modeling for assessing the periodic structures using optical reflectance and transmittance … more

Optical scattering from surfaces
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

We study how material properties, surface topography, and contaminants affect the distribution of light scattered from surfaces. Our aim is to … more

Theory of the optical properties of materials
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

The overarching objective of this project is reliably calculating the bulk optical properties of materials, such as complex index of refraction, … more

Diffraction effects in radiometry
Last Updated Date: 11/28/2014

We want to quantify the breakdown of geometrical optics when computing the throughput of optical systems for the purpose of calculating … 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

Spectrophotometry
Last Updated Date: 07/31/2014

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

Photometry
Last Updated Date: 07/15/2014

The purpose of photometry is to measure light in a way that takes the sensitivity of human visual system into account. While radiometry measures … more

State-resolved Biomolecular Spectroscopies
Last Updated Date: 07/03/2014

Sensitive and fully state resolved spectroscopic methods in the terahertz (THz) and ultraviolet (UV) regions are being developed to investigate … more

In Situ Measurement Techniques
Last Updated Date: 07/01/2014

Synthetic cell membrane constructs allow the simplification and complete control of a more complicated cellular system, as well as the … more

Laser Radiometry
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2013

Accurate characterization of optoelectronic equipment is important to applications such as optical telecommunications, medical devices, materials … more

Detector metrology
Last Updated Date: 08/22/2013

High performance radiometers with selected optical detectors are being designed, characterized, and calibrated in the Optical Sensor Group for the … more

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