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New Developments in the NIST Infrared Optical Properties of Materials Program



Leonard M. Hanssen, Sergey Mekhontsev, Jinan Zeng, John H. Burnett


The Infrared Optical Properties of Materials program in the Sensor Science Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) continues to upgrade its capabilities to provide comprehensive coverage of measurable infrared optical properties as well as to provide multiple paths for traceability to its for the user community. Upgrades include new and improved measurement instrumentation, new measurement methods, and the establishment of a quality system, supported by intercomparisons with other leading National Measurement Institutes (NMIs). Support for the community include the development of a new NIST calibration service, an intercomparison among users, and new Standard Reference Materials (SRMs).
Proceedings Title
12th International Conference on New Developments and Applications in Optical Radiometry, Book of Abstracts
Conference Dates
June 24-27, 2014
Conference Location
Otaniemi, -1


standards, reflectance, transmittance, emittance, spectral, calibration, intercomparisons
Created July 1, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017