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  Radiometry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In optics, radiometry is the field that studies the measurement of electromagnetic radiation, including visible light.
Radiometry is important in astronomy, especially radio astronomy, and is important for Earth remote sensing.
The measurement techniques categorized as radiometry in optics are called photometry in some astronomical applications, contrary to the optics usage of the term.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Radiometry   (151 words)

 manualna medicina
This paper discusses developments in the medical users of microwave radiometry, particularly in relation to the detection of cancer, as well as significance of and progress in related antenna technology.
We discuss in the following microwave thermography, or, more correctly, radiometry, with is defined as the measurement of natural electromagnetic radiation or emission from the body at microwave frequencies to allow the detection and diagnosis of pathologic conditions in which there are disease related temperature differentials.
Present detection techniques other than radiometry require that the tumor have mass and contrast with respect to the surrounding tissue (i.e., palpation physical examination, mammography, ultrasonography and diaphonography).
med.over.net /mo-gy/english/microwave_radiometry.php   (958 words)

 metas: Optics - Radiometry
Radiometry is concerned with the determination of the power of electromagnetic radiation in the field of optical radiation (wavelength range from c.
METAS's Radiometry Laboratory concentrates its activities on the most frequently requested wavelength range from the ultraviolet to the near infra-red (currently 250 nm to 1100 nm).
As a result, for calibration purposes it is necessary to have the corresponding measuring instruments for detectors (spectral calibration of detectors and laser laboratory) as well as for sources (spectroradiometry of lamps).
www.metas.ch /en/labors/7/71.html   (227 words)

MOLA began mapping the surface of Mars in passive mode on October 9, 2001.
In radiometry mode the instrument has been optimized to increase the sensitivity of passive reflectivity measurements compared to those passive measurements that were collected while the instrument was in altimetry mode.
Using this approach the MOLA team is now analyzing passive observations obtained during the MGS mapping and extended mission when the instrument was in altimetry mode as well as in the E2 mission with the instrument in radiometry mode.
ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov /tharsis/radiometry.html   (565 words)

 ECE 6930 - Radiometry and Detection - Fall 2005
"Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation," Robert W. Boyd, Wiley & Sons, 1983.
This text is more oriented toward general radiometry and detection, while the Dereniak and Boreman text is oriented toward IR detectors and systems.
This is based closely on the outline for the radiometry text that Dr.
www.engineering.usu.edu /ece/faculty/rjost/Radiometry/ECE6930-Main.html   (1187 words)

 1.6 Definition of Radiometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The measurement is based on either radiometry or photometry, with different technical terms and physical units.
Radiometry is used for physical measurement of a wide range of radiation from x-ray to radio wave, while photometry corresponds to the human perception of visible light based on the human eye's sensitivity as shown in Figure 1.6.1.
Table 1.6.1 show the comparision with respect to the techical terms, symbols and units between radiometry and photometry.
www.profc.udec.cl /~gabriel/tutoriales/rsnote/cp1/cp1-6.htm   (206 words)

 National Measurement Institute - Photometry and radiometry calibration services
Optical radiometry involves measurements of electromagnetic radiation in the ultraviolet, visible and infrared spectral regions by means of detectors of radiation that produce a measurable physical quantity directly related to the amount of radiation absorbed by the detector.
In electrical substitution radiometry, the temperature rise of the detector due to the incident radiation is equated to electrical heating, thereby relating radiometric power to the known standards of electric voltage and resistance.
The radiometric power incident on the photodiode is calculated from the photocurrent and the wavelength of the incident radiation, relating the radiometric power to the standards of voltage and resistance, and to the known physical properties of gases.
www.measurement.gov.au /index.cfm?event=object.showContent&objectID=919C77D3-BCD6-81AC-16E4AB23D19A3FB3   (1132 words)

 BNM-INM/CNAM - Radiometry
Those measured in radiometry include everything from luminance to irradiance of sources to the spectral responsivity of detectors as well as the transmission of filters.
One aim of our present studies is to bridge the gap between radiometry and pyrometry via the determination of the thermodynamic temperature of a fl body.
The "Radiometry - Photometry" group at BNM-INM is involved in several international collaboration either as steering laboratory or mere participant.
www.cnam.fr /instituts/inm/english/radiometry/radiometry.htm   (581 words)

 Radiometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Radiometry is the science of measuring light in any portion of the spectrum.
Therefore, the color is not important to the radiometry.
A broadband source, like the Sun, emits the energy throughout most of the spectrum, while, on the other hand, single-wavelength laser emits radiation only at one specific wavelength.
www.cg.tuwien.ac.at /research/theses/matkovic/node12.html   (251 words)

 Radiometry vs. photometry FAQ
Radiometry is the measurement of optical radiation, which is electromagnetic radiation within the frequency range between 3×10
The only real difference between radiometry and photometry is that radiometry includes the entire optical radiation spectrum, while photometry is limited to the visible spectrum as defined by the response of the eye.
Radiometry, on the other hand, is conceptually somewhat simpler, but is far more difficult to actually do.
www.optics.arizona.edu /Palmer/rpfaq/rpfaq.htm   (4296 words)

 Technologiestiftung Innovationszentrum Berlin / News / Opto-thermal transient emission radiometry
A UK research group has over 20 years of experience in the use of photothermal radiometry technique to study optical properties and thermal properties of a wide range of materials including in-vivo and in-vitro human skin.
The optothermal transient emission radiometry technique uses a pulsed laser as source to heat up the sample surface and a fast infrared detector to measure the flbody radiation due to the temperature increase.
OTTER (opto-thermal transient emission radiometry) is a very powerful technique that can be applied in many aspects of health monitoring including skin water content, skin pigments and skin tumour.
www.technologiestiftung-berlin.de /index.php/1874.html   (420 words)

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Radiometry based on fl bodies remains one of the fundamental fields of radiometry.
Black bodies are widely used as standard sources in radiometry of noncoherent optical radiation from the ultraviolet to the far-infrared spectral regions.
Outstanding progress in radiometry has been made in the last decade due to development of high-precision cryogenic radiometers, which have made it possible to decrease the measurement uncertainty to 0,01%.
stacks.iop.org /0026-1394/32/411   (316 words)

 Introduction to Radiometry and Photometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
You will learn the four basic quantities of radiometry, their units, and their relationships to electromagnetic field quantities.
You will also learn the corresponding four basic quantities of photometry, along with their units, and conversion factors to old units which are being deprecated but still appear in the literature.
You might not be interested in photometry, but if you ever work with systems using the human eye as a detector, you'll want to learn about the eye's spectral response, and how basic photometric quantities are derived from their radiometric counterparts.
www.spie.org /web/meetings/programs/sd99/courses/SC33.html   (474 words)

 RADIOMETRY and PHOTOMETRY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
To assess the performance of an optical system we need some means of quantifying the amount of light passing through the system.
Radiometry deals with the measurement of optical radiation over the entire spectrum from the ultra-violet to the infra-red.
The distinction between radiometry and photometry is necessary because the eye responds unequally to the various wavelengths of light.
www.eng.abdn.ac.uk /~eng188/radiometry.html   (479 words)

 Photometry & Radiometry Laboratory
The photometry and radiometry group of the NML maintains the national measuring standards of light for South Africa in the fields of:
We are actively involved in the relevant national and international committees and working groups in the field op photometry and radiometry to maintain current expert knowledge.
Ultraviolet radiometry forms an integral part of radiometric and spectroradiometric measurements but is mentioned separately as this field requires additional expertise and facilities.
www.csir.co.za /plsql/ptl0002/PTL0002_PGE058_CENTRE_FAC?DIVISION_NO=7261009&FACILITY_NO=7262688   (960 words)

 Pulsed photothermal radiometry in turbid media: Internal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Pulsed photothermal radiometry in turbid media: Internal reflection of backscattered radiation strongly influences optical dosimetry
This was studied quantitatively using pulsed photothermal radiometry, which measures flbody radiation emitted by a sample during and after absorption of an optical pulse.
Aqueous gels containing absorbing dye dye with or without various scattering materials were studied using a fast sensitive IR detector system and 1 µ s tunable pulsed dye laser.
omlc.ogi.edu /pubs/abs/anderson89.html   (292 words)

 Cryogenic Radiometry
The first ever operational cryogenic radiometer was designed and built at the NPL in the 1970's to measure radiation emitted from a fl body.
A cryogenic radiometer is based on the principal of electrical substitution radiometry (ESR).
An ESR uses a thermometer to measure the temperature rise of a thermal detector, relative to a constant temperature heat sink, during alternate optical and electrical heating cycles.
www.npl.co.uk /optical_radiation/primary_standards/cryorad.html   (502 words)

 MOLA Radiometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Shown above is a cylindrical projection of MOLA 1064 nm passive reflectivity during southern spring from recent radiometry data.
These charts are derived from two presentations of initial results from the MOLA passive radiometry experiment at the 2001 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union:
Sun, X., J.B. Abshire, G.A. Neumann, and M.T. Zuber, Radiometry Measurements of Mars at 1064 nm Using the Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter, EOS Trans.
ltpwww.gsfc.nasa.gov /tharsis/radiom.html   (298 words)

 Amazon.com: Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation (Pure & Applied Optics Series): Books: Robert W. Boyd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Presents a treatment of fundamental aspects of the generation, transfer and detection of optical and infra-red radiation.
Discusses formal principles of radiometry, signal-to-noise considerations in the detection of optical radiation, and the operation of various radiation detectors.
Author concentrates on radiometry and detector basics, and does not give up to date performance specs on detectors or current trends etc which may soon be out of date.
www.amazon.com /Radiometry-Detection-Optical-Radiation-Applied/dp/047186188X   (1074 words)

 Optronic Laboratories Radiometry & Photometry from Glen Spectra Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Optronic Laboratories Radiometry and Photometry from Glen Spectra Ltd
Forming the nucleus of the company were two former National Bureau of Standards (National Institute of Standards and Technology) physicists who had individually made considerable contributions in the field of radiometry and electro-optical technology.
These individuals believed that the combination of the extensive experience would result in the advancement of the state-of-the-art in their field of interest.
www.glenspectra.co.uk /glen/optronic/index.htm   (159 words)

 Amazon.com: Introduction to Radiometry and Photometry (Optoelectronics Library): Books: William Ross McCluney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Radiometry and the Detection of Optical Radiation (Pure & Applied Optics Series) by Robert W. Boyd
This book describes in detail the relationship between radiometry and photometry.
Presents the fundamental concepts of radiometry and photometry, the basic concepts of optical properties of materials, and the uses of radiometric and photometric quantities in various application areas.
www.amazon.com /Introduction-Radiometry-Photometry-Optoelectronics-Library/dp/0890066787   (782 words)

 The ISTIL Laboratory of Photometry and Radiometry of Light Pollution
The ISTIL Laboratory of Photometry and Radiometry of Light Pollution
The Laboratory of Photometry and Radiometry of Light Pollution (LPLAB) was set up to provide the Light Pollution Science and Technology Institute (ISTIL) of instruments and calibration services to support its scientific and technological research on light pollution and related environmental effects.
Started in late 2001, LPLAB is probably the first laboratory born specifically and exclusively to study light pollution.
www.lightpollution.it /istil/istil_laboratory.html   (1191 words)

Besides teaching radiometry at the College of Optical Sciences both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, Dr. Palmer teaches several
He has nearly forty papers published concerning radiometry and allied topics, and is currently preparing a book entitled "The Art of Radiometry".
A FAQ on radiometry and photometry: definitions, units and conversions
www.optics.arizona.edu /Palmer   (356 words)

 Introduction to Radiometry and Photometry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
You will also learn the corresponding four basic quantities of photometry, along with their units, and conversion factors to old units being deprecated but still appearing in the literature.
The course will cover the basics of radiometry, fl body radiation, and radiation transfer, showing the basic equations needed to set up and solve problems.
be conversant in the concepts, terminology, and units of both radiometry and photometry
www.spie.org /web/meetings/programs/or00/courses/SC178.html   (495 words)

 Radiometry and photometry in astronomy
Radiometry is the measurement of the intensity of electromagnetic radiation in absolute units, such as watts/m2, or photons/sterad/sec.
We also have a somewhat oddball unit, the Rayleigh, which often is used in atmospheric radiometry where monochromatic radiation is involved, e.g.
Radiometry and Photometry FAQ by James Palmer: http://www.optics.arizona.edu/Palmer/rpfaq/rpfaq.htm
www.stjarnhimlen.se /comp/radfaq.html   (6415 words)

 BIPM - radiometry, photometry & thermometry
The BIPM's Photometry and Radiometry Section finally closed its doors in mid-2004, after some 70 years of activity at the BIPM.
The members of the group were transferred to the Electricity Section.
Köhler R., Key comparisons in photometry and radiometry and the BIPM key comparison database, Proc.
www.bipm.fr /en/publications/scientif/rad.html   (540 words)

 Ask Dr. SETI: Total Power Radiometry
The measurement which you propose is formally called Total Power Radiometry.
Radiometers are perhaps the oldest kinds of radio telescopes; they work by measuring the total power recovered when pointing an antenna at various noise sources (including the Sun).
If you want to learn about total power radiometry, this is about the least expensive approach to getting reasonable results.
www.setileague.org /askdr/radiomet.htm   (1166 words)

 S.I. Photonics - UV/Vis Spectrophotometer Radiometry and Emission Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
The radiometry, or emission, software allows for rapid spectral acquisition and display of spectral intensity and is compatible with S.I. Photonics Model 430 and Model 440 spectrophotometers.
The radiometry software allows for the rapid spectral capture of source emission spectra from LEDs, lasers, external light sources or light emitting reactions such as fluorescence and luminescence.
All results are captured and graphically displayed with ease.
www.si-photonics.com /pages/Products/Software/radiometry/Radiometry_emission_software.html   (115 words)

 Publications about 'Radiometry'
Keywords: SAR Processing, SAR Geocoding, Radiometric Calibration, Calibration, Radiometric Correction, backscatter, microwave imaging, radiometry, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping, topography (Earth), ENVISAT, ASAR, RADARSAT, biophysical parameters, geometrically terrain corrected ScanSAR images, ScanSAR, geophysical parameters, microwave imagery, quantitative image analysis, radiometrically terrain corrected ScanSAR images, surface topography, synthetic aperture imagery.
Keywords: SAR Processing, Radiometry, Radiometric Calibration, Airborne SAR, Topography, Interferometry, calibration, geophysical techniques, remote sensing by radar, synthetic aperture radar, 9.6 GHz, AeS-1, InSAR, X-band, airborne radar, elevation data, geophysical measurement technique, interferometric SAR, land surface, radar remote sensing, radiometric calibration, synthetic aperture radar, terrain mapping, topographic data.
Please note that access to full text PDF versions of papers is restricted to the Institute of Geography of the University of Zürich.
www.geo.unizh.ch /~ofrey/SARbibliography/Keyword/RADIOMETRY.html   (429 words)

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