E408 was last revised in 1971. It is a document that is too narrow in its scope in that other more recent instruments are also able to perform this measurement and the document needs to incorporate these other instruments. Additionally, there are no known current suppliers of instruments that specifically are designed to this standard.
Keywordsemittance; infrared emittance; material radiative property; normal emittance; radiative heat transfer; spacecraft thermal control; thermal radiation;
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