CORM 2019 Annual Technical Conference and 12th Biennial Joint Meeting of the CNC/CIE and CIE-USNC Technical Program 

October 28 -30, 2019, NRC Sussex Auditorium, 100 Sussex Drive 

Guest Lecture

Metric Follies, or the Folly of Metrics

Ian Ashdown
President, SunTrackerTechnologies

Session 1: Current Research Activities at NMIs 

1.1 CCPR K3 Key Comparison of Luminous Intensity 

Arnold Gaertner
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

1.2 Recent developments in photometry at NIST 

Yuqin Zong and C. Cameron Miller
NIST Sensor Science Division, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

1.3 Applications of spectrophotometry in emerging nanomaterials

Li-Lin Tay, John Hulse, Shawn Poirier, and Jeff Fraser
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

1.4 Current research in high-accuracy radiometers for solar and earth observation 

Michelle Stephens1, Nathan Tomlin1, Chris Yung1, Malcolm White1, Anna Vaskuri1, John Lehman1, Dave Harber2, Eric Richard2, Karl Heuerman2, Joel Rutkowski2, Cameron Straatsma2, and Greg Kopp2
1NIST Boulder
2Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics

1.5 Progress in few-photon metrology at NRC 

Jeongwan Jin, Dan Dalacu, Robin Williams, and Angela Gamouras 
NRC, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Session 2: Environmental Radiometry 

2.1 Improving non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) sensors for greenhouse gas monitoring 

Howard Yoon and George Eppeldauer 
NIST, Sensor Science Division, Gaithersburg, USA

2.2 Single particle soot photometer measurements of light-absorbing carbon produced by biomass combustion 

Joel C. Corbin1 and Martin Gysel-Beer2
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, Canada
2Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland

2.3 Performing tower-based solar induced fluorescence retrievals in the context of physiological, environmental, and hardware-based sources of uncertainty 

Julia Marrs1, Lucy R. Hutyra1, and David W. Allen2
Boston University, Dept. of Earth and Environment
2NIST, Sensor Science Division

2.4 Measurements of downwelling irradiance using a diffuse reflectance standard and calibrated radiometer for validation of modeled bias errors 

B. Carol Johnson and Thomas Larason
NIST, Sensor Science Division

2.5 Mid-infrared tunable diode laser spectroscopy for the detection of fugitive methane emissions

Jalal Norooz Oliaee, N. Sabourin, J. A. Gupta, P. Lobo, K. Thomson, and G. Smallwood
NRC Metrology, Ottawa

Session 3: UV and IR Radiation – Measurements, Concerns & Applications

3.1 Asymptotics of diffraction corrections in radiometry 

Eric L. Shirley
NIST Sensor Science, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

3.2 Combined out-of-range and in-band stray light correction for array spectroradiometers 

R. Zuber, and M. Ribnitzky
Gigahertz-Optik GmbH, Türkenfeld, Germany (presented by James Leland, Gigahertz-Optik, USA

3.3 Measurement errors due to limitations of lenses to focus wide wavelength light

Tim Moggridge
Westboro Photonics, Ottawa, ON, Canada

3.4 Status Update of the NIST Infrared Optical Properties of Materials Program 

Leonard Hanssen, Simon Kaplan, Braden Czapla, and David Deisenroth
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

3.5 Update on Revisions of Standards for Photobiological Safety of Lamps 

David Sliney
Consulting Medical Physicist, Fallston, MD, USA 

Session 4: Optical Properties of Materials 

4.1 SIM K6 – The regional intercomparison for spectral transmittance 

Catherine Cooksey
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

4.2 Heading down the profiling rabbit hole 

Dave Wyble
Avian Technologies, New London, NH, USA

4.3 NIST high-accuracy index measurements of IR materials 

John Burnett
NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

4.4 Development of a new absolute diffuse reflectometer at NRC: status and outlook 

Luke Sandilands, Éric Côté, and Joanne Zwinkels
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Session 5: LED Lighting for Specialized, Industrial or Commercial Applications 

5.1 Specifying LED colors for horticultural lighting 

Ian Ashdown
SunTracker Technologies, Victoria, BC, Canada

5.2 Comparison of LM-85 LED measurement techniques 

Jeff Hulett
Vektrex, San Diego, California, USA

5.3 Solid-state lighting measurement activities at the National Research Council of Canada 

Amin Rasoulof, William Neil, Éric Côté, and Arnold Gaertner
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

5.4 Overcoming metamerism when calibrating colorimeters used for display measurement 

Greg McKee
Labsphere Inc., North Sutton, NH, USA

Session 6: Health and Well-Being Responses to Light and their Measurement 

6.1 Experimental evaluation of optical filters for reduction of blue light hazard and circadian stimulus 

William J. Mills, III, Kevin B. Martin, Justin L. Cathey, and Ken Tsui
Northern Illinois University, USA

6.2 Evaluating the circadian experience of supportive living residents

Sandy Byers, D. Hetrick, J. Kline, D. Northcutt, Paul Ward, D. Olguin, E. Schumacher, E. Valdivia, and K. van den Wymelenberg
University of Oregon, USA

6.3 Ameliorations in both mood and subjective sleep following light: an open-label light therapy intervention study 

Ashley Nixon1, M. Strick2, N. Glozier3, K-L Fields3, R. Wallis3, D. Biddle3, C.Chan3, I. Hickie3, J. De Koninck1, and R. Robillard1
1The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research, affiliated with University of Ottawa, Canada
2The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Ottawa
3Clinical Research Unit, Brain & Mind Centre, The University of Sydney, AU

6.4 Health and well-being responses to daylighting in northern buildings

Mojtaba Parsaee1, Claude M.H. Demers1, Marc Hébert2, Jean-François Lalonde3, and André Potvin1
1GRAP, École d’Architecture, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
2CERVO Brain Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval
3Computer Vision and System Lab, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Université Laval 

Session 7: Interior and Exterior Lighting 

7.1 Photobiological lighting adaptation scenarios for healthy adaptive buildings 

Mojtaba Parsaee1, Claude M.H. Demers1, Marc Hébert2, Jean-François Lalonde3, and André Potvin1
1GRAP, École d’Architecture, Université Laval, Québec, QC, Canada
2CERVO Brain Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval
3Computer Vision and System Lab, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Université Laval 

7.2 Temporal light modulation: Research progresses, but questions remain 

Jennifer A. Veitch
NRC Construction, Ottawa, ON, Canada

7.3 An open service software solution for data acquisition, management and analysis for spectrometric measurements 

Kevin B. Martin, William J. Mills III, and Matthew Bikun
Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, USA

Session 8: Vision and Colour 

8.1 Color Discrimination 

Tony Esposito
Lighting Research Solutions LLC, Boston, MA, USA

8.2 Quantifying perceived chroma and hue changes of object colors in lighting due to Hunt Effect

Yuki Kawashima and Yoshi Ohno
NIST, Gaithersburg, USA

8.3 Assessing color disagreement due to diversity in spectral sensitivity functions 

Lorne Whitehead1 and Michael Royer2
1University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Canada
2Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Portland, OR, USA 

8.4 Vision experiment on perception of correlated color temperature 

Yoshi Ohno1 and Semin Oh2
1NIST, Gaithersburg, USA
2Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea

8.5 Color vision challenges in perceptual displays for automobiles

Jeremie Gerhardt, Hyunjin Yoo, Tara Akhavan, and Hossein Ziaei Nafchi
IRYStec Software, Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada

8.6 Photopic and mesopic visual resolution in Parkinson’s disease patients with and without freezing of gait 

Jeffery K. Hovis1, Mosaad. Alhassan2 and Quincy. J. Almeida3
1School of Optometry & vision Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
2Dept of Optometry & Vision Science, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3Sun Life Financial Movement Disorders Research and Rehabilitation Center, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada

Presented Posters

Investigation of controllable-tone lighting systems using phosphor and UV LEDs with different peak wavelengths 

Narufumi Kawanobe
Kanagawa Institute of Technology, Japan

What we do with NON-STANDARD samples in NRC Spectrophotometry Team 

Stacey Lee
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Spatial uniformity and spectral responsivity measurements of large area indium gallium arsenide and germanium photodiodes 

Allison Sibley
NRC Metrology, Ottawa, ON, Canada

A real-time spatial photobiological light monitoring and control system 

Mojtaba Parsaee
École d’Architecture, Université Laval, QC, Canada

Sensor selection and integration into a wearable sensor array for human health monitoring 

Mohammed Adnan Shareef, William J. Mills III, and Kevin B. Martin
Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, USA

Evaluation of calibration intervals for spectrometers and photometers 

Ken Tsui, Justin Cathey, Matthew Bikun, Kevin B. Martin, and William J. Mills III
Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, USA