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New Design For Blackbody Simulator Cavities
Author(s): Frederick O. Bartell
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Paper Abstract

In the past, blackbody simulator cavity shapes have been chosen by intuition and experience, combined with selective comparisons among candidate cavity shapes using one or more blackbody simulator cavity theories. Popular candidates have included cones, cylinders, spheres, reentrant cones, and lidded cones and cylinders; the usual choices have been cones. This paper describes a new family of blackbody simulator cavity shapes with improved uniformity of cavity emissivity and a tendency toward uniform cavity temperature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0308, Contemporary Infrared Standards and Calibration, (4 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932766
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Frederick O. Bartell, Bartell Cone Radiation Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0308:
Contemporary Infrared Standards and Calibration
Herbert Kaplan; Frederic M. Zweibaum, Editor(s)

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