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Comparisons of UV spectral radiance calibrations of SBUV/2 type ozone monitoring instruments and traceability to NIST
Author(s): Donald F. Heath; Zongying Wei; William K. Fowler; V. Wayne Nelson; James J. Butler; Ernest Hilsenrath
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Paper Abstract

Spectral radiance calibrations have been made for several SBUV/2 instruments using techniques based upon an internally illuminated spherical integrator and diffuse reflectance panels with BRDF measurements from NIST. Both techniques are referenced to NIST standards of spectral irradiance which are used to derive the spectral irradiance calibrations of the instruments. The spectral radiance of the aperture of the internally illuminated spherical integrator also has been calibrated by NIST against a high temperature blackbody. The consistency of the spectral radiance calibrations and the problems specific to each of the techniques are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 September 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2282, Ultraviolet Technology V, (14 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.186624
Show Author Affiliations
Donald F. Heath, Research Support Instruments (United States)
Zongying Wei, Research Support Instruments (United States)
William K. Fowler, Ball Aerospace Corp. (United States)
V. Wayne Nelson, Ball Aerospace Corp. (United States)
James J. Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Ernest Hilsenrath, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2282:
Ultraviolet Technology V
Robert E. Huffman; Christos G. Stergis, Editor(s)

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