Optical Properties of Materials: A Sampling of NIST Contributions
Optics has a wide range of applications in industry and science, and the properties of the materials that make up optical instruments are key to their effectiveness. Over the past century, optical instruments have increased in sophistication and performance. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plays an essential role in optics development by providing information on the optical properties of various materials.
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