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Expert Tip: What is a remote cosine receptor and when would I use it?

February 05, 2014

Remote Cosine Receptors (RCR) are utilized for full hemispherical absolute energy measurements. This allows the spectroradiometer to directly measure the total full hemispherical irradiance being emitted by the sun or an artificial light source as well as the corresponding full hemispherical reflectant radiance.

What is an integrating sphere and what makes it different than a leaf clip?

October 17, 2013

An integrating sphere is an optical accessory that is designed to provide high precision reflectance and transmittance spectral measurements. It consists of a hollow spherical cavity coated with a diffuse white reflective material. There are ports for a light source, fiber optic cable and samples.

Expert Tip: What's the Difference Between Spectral Resolution and Sampling Interval?

June 21, 2013

By George Greenwood, Sr. Market Manager, Remote Sensing

Expert Tip: Turn Up the Volume on Your FieldSpec Laptop in the Field

June 10, 2013

By George Greenwood, Sr. Market Manager, Remote Sensing

Expert Tip: Understand Your Field of View When Taking Reference Measurements

June 03, 2013

By George Greenwood, Sr. Market Manager, Remote Sensing

Expert Tip: Watch What You Wear While Taking Reflectance Measurements

May 24, 2013

By George Greenwood, Sr. Market Manager, Remote Sensing

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