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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 1997
  • pp: 2963–2970

Reflectance properties of pressed Algoflon F6: a replacement reflectance-standard material for Halon

Paul R. Spyak and Carole Lansard  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 13, pp. 2963-2970 (1997)

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The standard ultraviolet through short-wave infrared (200–2500-nm) diffuse-reflectance material, Halon PTFE, type G-80, is no longer available. Therefore an equivalent diffuse-reflectance standard material must be found. Algoflon F6 is shown here to be an appropriate replacement through the presentation of measurements of various spectral-reflectance properties of Halon and Algoflon F6. The measurements include spectral hemispherical reflectance, spectral bidirectional reflectance factor (BRF), sample BRF repeatability, and sample lifetime.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 12, 1996
Revised Manuscript: November 4, 1996
Published: May 1, 1997

Paul R. Spyak and Carole Lansard, "Reflectance properties of pressed Algoflon F6: a replacement reflectance-standard material for Halon," Appl. Opt. 36, 2963-2970 (1997)

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