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Optical / photometry / laser metrology

News and Updates

Events

NIST Spectroradiometry Short Course

Tue, Apr 7 - Fri, Apr 10 2020
NIST is closely monitoring guidance from Federal, State, and local health authorities on the outbreak of COVID-19. To

Projects and Programs

Reflectance Measurements of Human Skin

The purpose of this human subjects study is to collect high-quality measurements of the reflectance spectrum of human skin and assess the variability across the

Diffraction effects in radiometry

We want to quantify the breakdown of geometrical optics when computing the throughput of optical systems for the purpose of calculating "diffraction corrections

Spectrophotometry

Spectrophotometry is the quantitative measurement of the reflection or transmission properties of a material as a function of wavelength. While relatively

Software

JB95 Spectral fitting program

A graphical user interface program, JB95, based on a Windows 95© API platform has been written in the C programming language to aid in the analysis of complex

Modeled integrated scatter tool (MIST)

The MIST program has been developed to provide users with a general application to model an integrated scattering system. The program performs an integration of

Tools and Instruments

BMDO transfer radiometer (BXR)

NIST developed the BMDO transfer radiometer (BXR) to calibrate small-aperture blackbodies for the test facilities of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In

Awards