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Projects/Programs

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Extreme ultraviolet optical constants

In the vacuum ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet (EUV), the indices of refraction of all materials become complex: N = n + ik, or N = 1- d + ik. Here, n is the

High-Power Laser Applications

High power lasers capable of continuous output powers ranging from hundreds of watts to tens-of-thousands of watts present exciting opportunities for rapid

Hyperspectral Image Projector (HIP)

Detecting climate data with remote sensing instruments, providing state-of-the-art surveillance imagery for security and defense, or getting the most out of

Hyperspectral Imaging Standards

Hyperspectral imaging as a field is in the process of maturing from a specialized tool to a routine method applied to many facets of society.

Hyperspectral Microscopy

Hyperspectral imagery (HSI) microscopy allows for vegetation and geologic material to be examined at the sub-centimeter spatial scale.

Lunar Spectral Irradiance (LUSI)

LUnar Spectral Irradiance (LUSI) is a program to radiometrically characterize the Moon for use as an on-orbit reference standard suitable for satellite

AM Machine and Process Qualification

Machines and processes used to produce critical components for defense, aerospace, and medical applications must first be formally qualified. While

Micro- and nano-optomechanical systems

Light can interact with mechanical systems in interesting and useful ways, not only probing the mechanical motion with spectacular sensitivity, but also driving

NIST Stars

NIST Stars is an Innovations in Measurement Science project to create a catalog of stars whose top-of-the-atmosphere spectral flux has an SI traceable

Optical grating scatterometry

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

Optical medical imaging

The Optical Medical Imaging project was established to advance the application of optical imaging in surgical, clinical, and medical practices. Our goal is to

Optical scattering from surfaces

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