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Dr. Vyacheslav B. Podobedov

Dr. Podobedov has research experience in numerous areas:

  • Condensed matter physics, molecular analysis, linear and non-linear light scattering, electromagnetic wave propagation and interaction.
  • Physical and optical properties of crystals, molecules, films, ceramics, glass and fiber structures.
  • Ultraviolet, visible, and infrared spectroscopies, radiometry, colorimetry, and image and spectrum processing.
  • Design and applications of scientific instruments, optical spectrometers, RF electronics (up to THz range), verification tests and documentation, software development for scientific applications.

His current research projects are:

Design of optical calibration facilities, sources, sensors, infrared spectral responsivity, and calibration of radiometers

Detector metrology

Night vision goggle calibrations

Colorimetric control of spectrally tunable lighting facility

Previous publication:

V.B. Podobedov, "Hyper-Raman scattering in glasses and silica fibres" J. Raman Spectros. 27, 731-737 (1996).



Sensor Science Division
Optical Radiation Group

Employment History:

1996-present, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

Prior to 1996, Institute of Spectroscopy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Troitsk, Russia


Dr. of Sciences Physics and Mathematics, Ministry of Education and Science of Russia

Ph.D. Physics and Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences

M.S. Engineering Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Russia


Phone: 301-975-4253
Email: vyacheslav.podobedov@nist.gov