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Reflectance Factor Measurement Complications Due to Near Infrared Fluorescence



Maria E. Nadal, Carl C. Miller, Clarence J. Zarobila


The researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found that the widely used orange and red color tiles unexpectedly exhibit near infrared fluorescence. An analysis of the effect this fluorescence component has on the measured reflectance factor utilizing different measurement methods.
Color Research and Application


BCRA tiles, Color Standards, Fluorescence, Reflectance Factor


Nadal, M. , Miller, C. and Zarobila, C. (2010), Reflectance Factor Measurement Complications Due to Near Infrared Fluorescence, Color Research and Application, [online], (Accessed June 12, 2024)


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Created September 1, 2010, Updated November 10, 2018