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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
Topic: Remote Sensing
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. A microfabricated photonic magnetometer
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 6/14/2009
Authors: Jan Preusser, Svenja A Knappe, Vladislav Gerginov, John E Kitching
Abstract: A system for sensing magnetic fields is proposed, composed of an array of passive microfabricated alkali atom sensor heads coupled to a control unit using only optical interconnects. The optical coupling can be achieved by either free-space transmiss ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=905648

3. Absolute Flux Calibration of Stars; Calibration of the Reference Telescope
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 6/2/2009
Authors: Allan W. Smith, John Taylor Woodward IV, Colleen Alana Jenkins, Steven W Brown, Keith R Lykke
Abstract: Absolute stellar photometry is based on 1970s terrestrial measurements of the star Vega with instruments calibrated using the Planckian radiance from a Cu fixed-point blackbody. Significant advances in absolute radiometry have been made in the last 3 ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900900

4. Comparison of Microwave Black-Body Target Radiometric Measurements
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 7/30/2010
Authors: David K Walker, Dazhen Gu, Katherine MacReynolds, Randy Direen, James Paul Randa, Amanda Cox, Derek Anderson Houtz, Robert L Billinger
Abstract: Accurate characterization of the brightness temperature (T_B) of black-body targets used for calibrating microwave remote-sensing radiometers includes many inputs: antenna pattern and loss, target temperature, target emissivity, mechanical alignment, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906078

5. High- Resolution Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy Measurements of Blended H^d2^0 Transitions
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 1/1/2007
Authors: D Lisak, Joseph Terence Hodges
Abstract: We probed four closely spaced rovibrational water vapor absorption transitions near wavenumber = 7100 cm(^-1) using frequency-stabilized cavity ring-down spectroscopy. Room-temperature spectra were acquired for pure water vapor in the Doppler limit a ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=830992

6. Measurement of H2O-Broadening of O2 A-band Transitions and Implications for Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 3/27/2012
Authors: E. M. Vess, C. J. Wallace, H. M. Campbell, V. E. Awadalla, Joseph Terence Hodges, David A Long, D. K. Havey
Abstract: We present laboratory measurements of H2O-broadened 16O2 A-band ( ) absorption spectra acquired with a laser-based photoacoustic spectroscopy method. This absorption band is widely used in a variety of high-precision atmospheric remote sensing appli ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910528

7. Polarized Optical Scattering Signatures from Biological Materials
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 1/11/2010
Authors: W. E. Martin, E. Hesse, J. H. Hough, William Sparks, C. S. Cockell, Z. Ulanowski, Thomas Avery Germer, B. Kaye
Abstract: The polarization of laser light backscattered from biological samples has been measured over the wavelength range 350 to 850nm. Incident circular, linearly polarized, and unpolarized light produces significant spectrally prominent scattered polari ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906031

8. Remote sensing of chiral signatures on Mars
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 11/1/2012
Authors: William Sparks, James H. Hough, Thomas Avery Germer, Frank Robb, Ludmilla Kolokolova
Abstract: We describe circular polarization as a remote sensing diagnostic of chiral signatures which may be applied to Mars. The remarkable phenomenon of homochirality provides a unique biosignature which can be amenable to remote sensing through circular ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910692

9. SORCE SSI Workshop Summary
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 7/1/2012
Authors: Joseph Paul Rice, Jerald Harder, Martin Snow, Thomas Woods
Abstract: Over 30 scientists and calibration specialists gathered at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland, for the first Solar Spectral Irradiance (SSI) Variations Workshop, Feb. 28-March 1, 2012. The purpose of t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911437

10. Time-domain spectroscopy of the optical free-induction decay from vibrating molecules
Topic: Remote Sensing
Published: 4/26/2010
Authors: Ian R Coddington, William C Swann, Nathan Reynolds Newbury
Abstract: Time-domain spectroscopy using dual, coherent frequency combs is used to measure free-induction decay from a molecular gas sample in the near-IR with a time-domain signal-to-noise ratio of ~10^u6^ over a ~6 ns window at 55 fs time resolution (corresp ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903774



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