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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1971
  • pp: 132–135

Calorimeter for Laser Energy Measurements

M. M. Birky  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 132-135 (1971)

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A calorimeter enclosed in a constant temperature environment has been constructed to measure the output energy of a conventional mode ruby or neodymium laser. The calorimeter was designed according to the measurement theory and has an estimated uncertainty of ±2% in the range 5 J to 100 J. The time–temperature curves were analyzed according to the theory with the aid of a computer program.

© 1971 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 19, 1970
Published: January 1, 1971

M. M. Birky, "Calorimeter for Laser Energy Measurements," Appl. Opt. 10, 132-135 (1971)

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