28 December 1999 Solar-radiation-based calibration in the range 740 to 2400 nm
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Abstract
Optical instruments are normally calibrated with incandescent irradiance or radiance sources. Recently, accurate calibrations using solar radiation have been demonstrated in the visible and near-IR regions (VNIR). The solar-radiation based calibration (SRBC) has major advantage in that the calibration source is the same source used on-orbit by earth- viewing remote sensing sensors such as the ASTER, MODIS, and Landsat 7 ETM+ sensors. In this paper, such a radiometer calibration covering the region between 740 and 2400 nm is presented and compared with lamp-based laboratory calibrations. This work extends the spectral range over which a calibration using solar-radiation has been made.
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Stuart F. Biggar, Stuart F. Biggar, Kurtis J. Thome, Kurtis J. Thome, Paul R. Spyak, Paul R. Spyak, Edward F. Zalewski, Edward F. Zalewski, } "Solar-radiation-based calibration in the range 740 to 2400 nm", Proc. SPIE 3870, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III, (28 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373190; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.373190
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