Radiometers

Test & Measuring Instruments

UV/White Light Meter features wireless data transfer.

June 2, 2016

Used for measurement of UV-A irradiation and visible illumination, Apollo 1.0 NIST-traceable Radiometer/Photometer uses Bluetooth® for sensor measurements and data transmission. Band pass filter stack, containing only non-fluorescent filters, optimizes measurement accuracy of visible light emission from UV-A lamp, while auto ranging and concurrent measuring of visible light and UV-A irradiation accelerate operation. Hold and peak functions are standard. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectroradiometer enables inspection to Rec. 2020 standards.

May 17, 2016

With contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and wavelength resolution of 0.4 nm, GS-1290 Display Measurement System is useful for metrology tasks in display fabrication, including inspection of reference monitors. High blue light sensitivity makes system effective for use with virtually all display types, including LED backlit displays. Equipped with AVS telescope for image acquisition, GS-1290 DMS has software-selectable apertures, enabling measurement spot size to be varied from 72 µm up to 28 mm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Jenoptik's Thermography Camera IR-TCM HD Basic Enters US Market

April 26, 2016

WEDEL, Germany and JUPITER, Florida - From April 19-21, 2016 Jenoptik is displaying the thermal camera for professional visualization and measurement of heat distributions at SPIE Defense Commercial Sensing Expo (booth 101), Baltimore, Maryland. Based on a state-of-the-art 640 x 480 pixel uncooled micro bolometer with 17 mum pixel pitch, the camera outputs detailed radiometric images with... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometer measures very low powers down to 300 fW.

February 19, 2016

Integrating photodiode sensor and 18 Hz chopper, Model RM9-PD measures power of very low level CW or quasi CW sources with response time of 3.6 sec. Sensor is calibrated over entire range of wavelengths, from 0.2–1.1 µm, rather than single wavelength. Featuring digitally synthesized lock-in amplifier that minimizes external noise, sensor can measure power levels from 300 fW to 300 nW. Output can be displayed on any standard Ophir meter or on PC or Android smartphone or tablet. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometers/Photometers offer greater than ±5% accuracy.

August 18, 2015

Featuring microprocessor-controlled readout unit, AccuPro™ Series is suited for non-destructive testing applications. AccuPro™ XP-2000 version is equipped with single dual-wavelength sensor detector designed to measure both UV and visible light, while AccuPRO™ Plus XP-4000 utilizes 3-in-1 multi-purpose sensor that measures UV, visible, and blue light. Powered by 4 rechargeable AAA nickel-metal hydride batteries, meters have protective rubber housing and multilingual display. Read More

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

NIST Lends Instrument Calibration Knowhow to DSCOVR mission.

February 11, 2015

DSCOVR (Deep Space Climate Observer) satellite will measure Earth’s radiation budget – whether Earth's atmosphere is retaining more or less solar energy than it radiates back to space – using NISTAR (NIST Advanced Radiometer) conceived by NIST sensor researchers. In support of NASA and NOAA, NIST has been integral part of preparing missions for blast-off for decades. Instrument calibration is crucial in launch preparation, and this is where NIST excels. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometer measures power levels from 100 nW to 100 mW.

January 22, 2015

Using pyroelectric sensor in conjunction with 18 Hz chopper, Model RM9 measures wide range of radiation, from UV to deep IR. Digitally synthesized lock-in amplifier minimizes external noise, allowing sensor to measure power levels as low as 100 nW or less. To display measurements, Model RM9 can connect directly to any standard meter or PC interface. Unlike other radiometers, RM9 is calibrated over entire range of wavelengths, from 0.15–12 µm, not just single wavelength. Read More

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SPECTRAL EVOLUTION Will Be Exhibiting at IUFRO 2014, October 5-11, in Salt Lake City, Utah at Booth #1223

October 2, 2014

Come see the PSR-3500 Platinum and other SPECTRAL EVOLUTION spectroradiometers designed for forest research projects. Lawrence, MA – The IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City from October 5-11 provides an excellent opportunity for forest research organizations to see the latest technological developments for forest operations, forest engineering, biology, ecology, wildlife management,... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

TEGAM Patents Innovative Microwave Bolometer Design

March 7, 2014

New design promises higher accuracy at frequencies up to 70 GHZ, while at the same time making the sensors easier to build GENEVA, OH – TEGAM, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative RF power measurements, was recently awarded Patent No. 8,610,069, "Coaxial to Dual Co-Planar Waveguide Launcher for Microwave Bolometry."  This patent describes a new way to construct bolometers—a type of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ball Aerospace-Built GMI Instrument Launches Aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite

March 6, 2014

BOULDER, Colo. - The Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Microwave Imager (GMI) successfully launched on NASA's GPM Core Observatory satellite from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan at 1:37 p.m. EST on Feb. 27, 2014. The satellite flew onboard an H-IIA launch vehicle. Built for NASA, Ball's GMI is a multi-channel, conical-scanning microwave radiometer that... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ball Aerospace's GMI Instrument Arrives in Japan Onboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite

December 3, 2013

BOULDER, Colo. – A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan where it will launch aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission. Ball's GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) is a multi-channel, conical-scanning, microwave radiometer that is part of an international satellite mission led by NASA and the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Raytheon Awarded Contract for 3rd Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite

August 19, 2013

Key instrument for NOAA/NASA Joint Polar Satellite System to maintain continuity of weather monitoring data EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract from NASA to develop a Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. This is the third VIIRS unit Raytheon has... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

The Importance of Measuring Light Intensity and Color for LEDs.

March 19, 2013

SPECTRAL EVOLUTION's PSR-3500 spectroradiometer with DARWin SP Data Acquisition software, allows you to measure light intensity and colorimetry. Lawrence, MA – LEDs are popular for a range of lighting applications from lights on machinery consoles, to emergency lighting, headlights on cars, and runway lights at airports. LEDs can provide brighter, longer lasting lights with more reliability... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Geosense Offers the SPECTRAL EVOLUTION PSR-3500 Portable Spectroradiometer. See It at PDAC 2013, in the GEOSENSE Booth #0942.

February 11, 2013

Looking for a full range spectroradiometer for geological remote sensing?<4444>Den- Using spectroradiometers in the field allows for the collection of data that can be applied to geological surveys, alteration zones mapping, mineral identification, and geomorphology applications. The SPECTRAL EVOLUTION PSR-3500 is the ideal field instrument for geological remote sensing applications.<4444>As a... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ball Aerospace OMPS Instrument Delivers 2012 Ozone Measurements

November 8, 2012

BOULDER, Colo. - Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.'s Ozone and Mapping Profiler Suite (OMPS) has made its first ozone measurements of the Antarctic ozone hole since launching aboard NASA's Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite on Oct. 28, 2011.<4444>According to NASA and NOAA, the 2012 satellite measurement map of the Antarctic ozone hole shows that it is the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ball Aerospace-Built OMPS Instrument Onboard NPP Satellite Returns First Data

February 6, 2012

BOULDER, Colo. - Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.'s Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) onboard the NPP satellite began collecting Earthview image science and solar calibration data on January 24, 2012.<4444>The OMPS data will provide information about the global distribution of ozone which will help determine if synthetic chemicals are affecting the Earth's climate and its... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

OL Series 730E Radiometer/Photometer

December 29, 2011

After many years of success and proven performance with our OL 730C, Gooch & Housego announces the release of the OL 730E Radiometer/Photometer. This newest model in the OL Series 730 line boasts a smaller footprint and reduced cost while providing similar research-grade precision and accuracy. The OL 730E has an internal preamplifier and a sensitivity of 1 X 10-14 amperes. It may be virtually... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rack-Mountable Multimeter supports 4 photodiode detectors.

November 25, 2011

Combining microprocessor and electronics in rack-mountable module, Model X1-RM provides linear current to voltage-to-current amplifier with 7 manually or automatically selected gain ranges. Maximum error within dynamic range is 0.2%. Four signal inputs operate in multiplex mode with 1 amplifier, while 4 additional analog voltage input channels enable meter to control additional detectors. Powered by 6-20 Vdc, Model X1-RM offers remote control operation via USB, RS485, or RS232 interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Goniometric Radiometer measures holographic materials.

September 14, 2011

Capable of making X-Y and 3D measurements without moving detector or source, Model LD8900 characterizes and confirms divergence of light passing through holographic materials, such as those used for computer display screens, smartphones, and instrument panels. Far-field profiler's 3D capability makes it possible to measure radially symmetrical divergences or angularly different types. Dynamic range is greater than 24 dB for Model LD8900 and greater than 36 dB for Model LD8900R. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Radiometer facilitates UV-cure validation and monitoring.

September 6, 2011

Providing repeatable measurement of UV light, ACCU-CAL(TM) 150 ensures that any changes in properties of curing energy are identified. Radiometer can measure UV light up to 10 W/cm² emitted from stationary light-curing flood lamps or lamps used in conveyorized processes. With spectral sensitivity from 320-390 nm, product can be used to determine intensity (mW/cm²) or total energy (mJ/cm²) as derived from intensity and exposure time. Instrument is powered by 2 AAA batteries. Read More