Vacuum ultraviolet radiation scales


WE report here a comparison of two independent techniques (high-temperature argon arc and synchrotron radiation) for the determination of vacuum ultraviolet spectral radiances. Basic agreement between the methods has previously been demonstrated at 165.7 nm by Stuck and Wende1, but we have refined the techniques to produce significant improvements in accuracy and have extended the comparison to other wavelengths.

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KEY, P., PRESTON, R. Vacuum ultraviolet radiation scales. Nature 265, 717–718 (1977).

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