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Optical / photometry / laser metrology

News and Updates

Showcasing Innovative NIST Technologies

The Technology Partnerships Office (TPO) recently hosted the NIST Innovative Technologies Showcase. It was a virtual event to highlight cutting-edge

Projects and Programs

NIST Automated Vehicles Program

Ongoing
Building on a successful first-year Strategic and Emerging Research Initiatives (SERI) project NIST and Autonomous Vehicles (see 2022 NIST AV workshop and

Quantitative Information from Images

Ongoing
Photographs, or optical light images, are spatial records of light reflected or emitted from objects. Thus, they are prospective light measurements. In many

Metrology of Dim Light Sources

Ongoing
Luminescent tags are molecular highlighters. They enable light-based biological assays, visualize biological processes, and are used as diagnostic and

Publications

Ultrafast perturbation of magnetic domains by optical pumping in a ferromagnetic multilayer

Author(s)
Dmitriy Zusin, Ezio E. Iacocca, Loic Le Guyader, Alexander H. Reid, William Schlotter, TianMin Liu, Daniel Higley, Giacomo Coslovich, Scott F. Wandel, Phoebe Tengdin, Sheena K. Patel, Anatoly Shabalin, Nelson Hua, Stjepan Hrkac, Hans Nembach, Justin Shaw, Sergio Montoya, Adam Blonsky, Christian Gentry, Mark Hoefer, Margaret M. Murnane, Henry C. Kapteyn, Eric E. Fullerton, Oleg Shpyrko, Hermann Durr, Thomas J. Silva
Ultrafast optical pumping of spatially nonuniform magnetic textures is known to induce far-from-equilibrium spin transport effects. Here, we use ultrafast x-ray

Software

JB95 Spectral fitting program

A graphical user interface program, JB95, based on a Windows 95© API platform has been written in the C programming language to aid in the analysis of complex

Modeled integrated scatter tool (MIST)

The MIST program has been developed to provide users with a general application to model an integrated scattering system. The program performs an integration of

Tools and Instruments

Transfer spectrophotometer

A Perkin-Elmer Lambda 1050 spectrophotometer is used to complement the reference reflectance and transmittance instruments. It performs this function by

Awards