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Optical Fabrication and Testing
Jackson Hole, Wyoming United States
June 13-17, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-55752-893-3
Metrology (OMB)

Clash of Cultures: Uncertainty vs. Accuracy

Chris Evans

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OFT.2010.OMB3


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Abstract

Accuracy of measurement is desirable but, by definition, cannot be quantified. ISO gives a formalism for evaluating uncertainty, combining information from many sources, and providing a guard-band for deciding if an optic meets specification.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical inspection
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4840) Optical design and fabrication : Testing

Citation
C. Evans, "Clash of Cultures: Uncertainty vs. Accuracy," in International Optical Design Conference and Optical Fabrication and Testing , OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OMB3.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=OFT-2010-OMB3


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