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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(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
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.
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