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1. Deep-subwavelength Nanometric Image Reconstruction using Fourier Domain Optical Normalization
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 11/5/2015
Authors: Jing Qin, Richard M Silver, Bryan M Barnes, Hui Zhou, Ronald G Dixson, Mark Alexander Henn
Abstract: Quantitative optical measurements of deep sub-wavelength, three-dimensional, nanometric structures with sensitivity to sub-nanometer details address an ubiquitous measurement challenge. A Fourier domain normalization approach is used in the Fourier ...

2. Defining the visual adaptation field for mesopic photometry: How does a high-luminance source affect peripheral adaptation?
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 10/25/2015
Authors: Yoshihiro Ohno, Tatsukiyo Uchida
Abstract: CIE 191:2010 recommends the mesopic photometry system, in which the luminous efficiency function is determined from the adaptation luminance. However, it cannot be practically implemented because the adaptation field to determine the adaptation l ...

3. On-Chip Integrated Silicon Photonic Thermometers
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 9/1/2015
Authors: Nikolai Nikolayevich Klimov, Thomas P Purdy, Zeeshan Ahmed
Abstract: The fundamental limitations of resistance-based thermometry and the desire to reduce sensor ownership have produced considerable interest in the development of photonics-based temperature sensors as an alternative to resistance thermometers. Photonic ...

4. Integrated silicon optomechanical transducers and their application in atomic force microscopy
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 7/31/2015
Authors: Jie J. Zou, Marcelo Ishihara Davanco, Yuxiang Liu, Thomas Michels, Kartik A Srinivasan, Vladimir A Aksyuk

5. MEMS optomechanical accelerometry standards
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 7/8/2015
Authors: Felipe Guzman, Yiliang Bao, Jason John Gorman, John Russell Lawall, Jacob M Taylor, Thomas W LeBrun
Abstract: Current acceleration primary standards reach relative uncertainties of the order of 0.001 and consist of complex test facilities, typically operated at National Metrology Institutes. Our research focuses on the development of silicon mechanical os ...

6. Optomechanical Motion Sensors
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 7/8/2015
Authors: Felipe Guzman, Oliver Gerberding, John T. Melcher, Julian Stirling, Jon Robert Pratt, Gordon Allan Shaw, Jacob M Taylor
Abstract: Compact optical cavities can be combined with motion sensors to yield unprecedented resolution and SI-traceability in areas such as acceleration sensing and atomic force microscopy AFM, among others. We have incorporated Fabry-Perot fiber-optic m ...

7. Single-Photon Detector Calibration
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 7/7/2015
Author: Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: In this chapter we introduce the set of detector properties, common to most contemporary detectors, that should be determined for a complete characterization. Then we introduce methods for detector characterization, and finally we present practical ...

8. Long Working-Distance Optical Trap for in Situ Analysis of Contact-Induced Phase Transformations
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 5/11/2015
Authors: Joshua A Gordon, Ryan D Davis, Sara Lance, Margaret A Tolbert
Abstract: The development and characterization of a long working-distance optical trap to analyze a diverse range of particle phase transformations and crystal growth processes is described. Utilizing an upward propagating Gaussian beam and a down-ward propag ...

9. Measurement of the Gold-Gold Bond Rupture Force at 4 K in a Single-Atom Chain Using Photon-Momentum-Based Force Calibration
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 12/22/2014
Authors: Douglas T Smith, Jon Robert Pratt
Abstract: We present instrumentation and methodology for simultaneously measuring force and displacement at the atomic scale at 4 K. The technique, which uses a macroscopic cantilever as a force sensor and high-resolution, high-stability fiber-optic interfero ...

10. Experimental Bounds on Classical Random Field Theories
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 12/10/2014
Authors: Joffrey Kent Peters, Sergey V Polyakov, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: Alternative theories to quantum mechanics motivate important fundamental tests of our understanding and description of the smallest physical systems. Here we place experimental limits on those classical field theories which result in power-depend ...

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