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The use of filtered photodetectors for radiance measurement



Albert C. Parr, B. Carol Johnson


A methodology for using a calibrated filter radiometer to measure and monitor the spectral radiance of calibration sources is described. An example using a calibration sphere used by NIST for its remote sensing program is presented.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) - 116.018
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calibration, photodetector, radiance


Parr, A. and Johnson, B. (2010), The use of filtered photodetectors for radiance measurement, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed July 22, 2024)


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Created October 30, 2010, Updated October 14, 2021