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Optical / photometry / laser metrology

News and Updates

Helping Laser Scanners Measure Up

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have devised a novel, accurate, easy-to-operate, time- and labor-saving way to provide

Recognizing NIST Entrepreneurship

This week kicks off National Entrepreneurship Week across the country. This event was congressionally chartered in 2006 with a mission to highlight acts of

Projects and Programs

Air Speed Metrology

NIST's versatile wind tunnel is used to calibrate customers' air speed sensors and to conduct research on the design of novel anemometers, the responses of

Optical scattering from surfaces

We study how material properties, surface topography, and contaminants affect the distribution of light scattered from surfaces. Our aim is to support industry

Hyperspectral Image Projector (HIP)

Detecting climate data with remote sensing instruments, providing state-of-the-art surveillance imagery for security and defense, or getting the most out of

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

Tools and Instruments

Awards