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NIST Display Colorimeter Calibration Facility



Steven W. Brown, Yoshihiro Ohno


A facility has been developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide calibration services for color-measuring instruments to address the need for improving and certifying the measurement uncertainties of this type of instrument. While NIST has active programs in photometry, flat panel display metrology, and color and appearance measurements, these are the first services offered by NIST tailored to color-measuring instruments for displays. An overview of the facility, the calibration approach, and associated uncertainties are presented. Details of a new tunable colorimetric source and the development of new transfer standard instruments are discussed.
Proceedings Title
Oxford Conference on Spectroscopy | 4th | Fourth Oxford Conference on Spectroscopy | SPIE
Conference Dates
June 1, 2002
Conference Title
Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering


calibration, color matching functions, colorimetr, colorimetry, display, metrology, uncertainty


Brown, S. and Ohno, Y. (2003), NIST Display Colorimeter Calibration Facility, Oxford Conference on Spectroscopy | 4th | Fourth Oxford Conference on Spectroscopy | SPIE (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created August 1, 2003, Updated February 17, 2017