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Tools and Instruments

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BMDO transfer radiometer (BXR)

NIST developed the BMDO transfer radiometer (BXR) to calibrate small-aperture blackbodies for the test facilities of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In

Lunar spectro-radiometer

Design of the lunar irradiance instrument is based on commercially available spectrographs. These spectrographs can be stable and sub-components are readily

SIRCUS facility and uncertainties

The basic SIRCUS calibration setup is shown at the right. The output from a tunable laser is sent through an intensity stabilizer, then through a 'speckle

Telescope calibration facility (TCF)

The Telescope Calibration Facility (TCF) was designed to support the NIST Stars project by providing a facility to radiometricly calibrate long focal length