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Calibration services

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Industry Impacts

Massive Forces for Heavy Industry

Measuring large forces, such as the thrust of a rocket engine or the deflection of an aircraft wing, requires well-calibrated force sensors. NIST’s unique

Projects and Programs

Color and appearance

We are developing instrumentation, standards artifacts, and measurement protocols to characterize appearance attributes including color, texture, and gloss

Publications

Tools and Instruments

Telescope calibration facility (TCF)

The Telescope Calibration Facility (TCF) was designed to support the NIST Stars project by providing a facility to radiometricly calibrate long focal length

Si EUV Photodiode Transfer Standard

Silicon (Si) photodiodes are issued by NIST as transfer standard detectors throughout the extreme ultraviolet spectral region (5 nm to 254 nm). Each device is

Awards