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1. A collection and statistical analysis of skin reflectance signatures for inherent variability over the 250 nm to 2500 nm spectral range
Published: 6/4/2014
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Benjamin K Tsai, David W Allen
Abstract: The spectral reflectance signature of human skin provides opportunities to advance observations ranging from medical treatment to security applications. In this study 28 volunteers participated in a skin reflectance measurement of the inside of the r ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916057

2. Sensor Calibration and Characterization to Meet Climate Monitoring Requirements
Published: 4/24/2014
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Gerald T Fraser, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: The challenge of detecting small changes in the Earth's climate system over decadal and longer time scales places stringent requirements on environmental monitoring systems. Sensors must be well calibrated and maintain their calibration in challengin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915271

3. Broadband transmission filter 2013 OIC manufacturing problem contest
Published: 1/10/2014
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Li Li, J. A. Dobrowolski, Michael Jacobson
Abstract: A broadband transmission filter from 400nm to 1100nm was selected for the manufacturing problem contest. The premise of the contest is to test the state of the art of current optical thin film manufacturing capabilities. A total 37 people from 15 tea ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914720

4. Reflectance measurements of human skin from the ultraviolet to the shortwave infrared (250 nm to 2500 nm)
Published: 5/29/2013
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, David W Allen
Abstract: While published literature of the optical properties of human skin is prevalent for the visible region, data are sparse in the ultra violet and shortwave infrared. Spectral imaging has expanded from primarily an earth remote sensing tool to a range ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913891

5. Tunable Supercontinuum Fiber Laser Source for BRDF Measurements in the STARR II Gonioreflectometer
Published: 9/27/2012
Authors: Heather J Patrick, Clarence Joseph Zarobila, Thomas Avery Germer, Victor Alan Ying, Catherine C Cooksey, Benjamin K Tsai
Abstract: STARR II is a planned NIST facility for spectral measurements of specular reflectance and diffuse bidirectional reflectance distribution function (BRDF) that is the follow-on to the current NIST STARR (Spectral Tri-function Automated Reference Reflec ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912019

6. The evaluation of hyperspectral imaging for the detection of person-borne threat objects over the 400 nm to 1700 nm spectral region
Published: 5/10/2012
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Jorge Enrique Neira, David W Allen
Abstract: The detection of person-borne threat objects, such as improvised explosive devices, at a safe distance is an ongoing challenge. While much attention has been given to other parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, very little is known about what potent ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911247

7. SWIR calibration of spectralon reflectance factor
Published: 10/3/2011
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Georgi T Georgiev, James J Butler, Leibo Ding, Kurtis J Thome
Abstract: Satellite instruments operating in the reflective solar wavelength region require accurate and precise determination of the Bidirectional Reflectance Factor (BRF) of laboratory-based diffusers used in their pre-flight and on-orbit radiometric calibra ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909759

8. Investigation of the potential use of hyperspectral imaging for stand-off detection of person-borne IEDs
Published: 5/23/2011
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, David W Allen
Abstract: Advances in hyperspectral sensors and algorithms in numerous fields of research have opened up new possibilities for its use in the detection of person-borne IEDs. While portions of the electromagnetic spectrum, such as the x-ray and terahertz regio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908268

9. NIST Measurement Services: Regular Spectral Transmittance
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 250-69
Published: 3/10/2011
Authors: David W Allen, Edward A. Early, Benjamin K Tsai, Catherine C Cooksey
Abstract: This document describes measurement services, instrumentation, and measurement techniques for regular spectral transmittance over the spectral range from 250 nm to 2500 nm at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Section 2 explains the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=840999

10. Workshop on Bridging Satellite Climate Data Gaps
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Published: 2/16/2011
Authors: Catherine C Cooksey, Raju Vsnu Datla
Abstract: Detecting the small signals of climate change for the most essential climate variables requires that satellite sensors make highly accurate and consistent measurements. Data gaps in the time series (such as possible launch delay or failure) or incon ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905860



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