An absolute reflectometer for the 0.8–5.5-μm wavelength region is described. It is based on integrating spheres and uses the third Taylor method in the 7°/d configuration. An improved theory for the reduction of the data is presented, and results for several diffuse gold samples are given.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 8, 1989
Published: January 1, 1990
Dan Sheffer, Uri P. Oppenheim, and Adam D. Devir, "Absolute reflectometer for the mid infrared region," Appl. Opt. 29, 129-132 (1990)