Special Issues-08-01-2020

Insights Toward Standardization of the Analysis of Microplastics by Infrared Microscopy

August 01, 2020

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Here we conduct an evaluation of significant operational parameters of IR microscopy for accurately determining the size of microplastics, with the overarching goal of outlining performance parameters that will help in the standardization of microplastics analysis.

Optical Measurement of the Reflectance Behavior of Z93, the Thermal Coating on the International Space Station

August 01, 2020

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Measurements of the optical proper ties of a ceramic material, Z93, which is in current use on the International Space Station (ISS), reveal why this material is successful for thermal control in the ISS implementation, and also point to potential future material design improvements.