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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 29, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1990
  • pp: 2289–2294

Longterm changes of silicon photodiodes and their use for photometric standardization

George Eppeldauer  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 15, pp. 2289-2294 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.002289


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Abstract

A secondary standard silicon photodiode matched with a V-lambda filter was calibrated against primary standard, self-calibrated inversion layer silicon photodiodes, to achieve a high accuracy photometer, according to the new definition of the canadela (the photometric base unit). The measured several percent/year specular spectral reflectance change of the windowless primary standard photodiodes was eliminated by their repeated self-calibration. This self-calibration also eliminated the measured several tenth of a percent/year spectral response change of the secondary standard silicon photodiode. The secondary standard detector could be a nonunity quantum efficiency light detector. The spectral response calibration of the V-lambda matched detector of medium spectral mismatch ( f 1 = 3.0 %) against the absolute spectral responses of three self-calibrated photodiodes resulted in a standard deviation of 0.17% in luminous flux (lumen) calibration. Also illuminance (lux) and light intensity (candela) calibrations were derived from the above primary photometric calibration. It is shown that the V-lambda matched photometer with the above spectral calibration can be used for accurate photometric measurements for all kinds of light sources of known spectral power distribution.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: March 2, 1989
Published: May 20, 1990

Citation
George Eppeldauer, "Longterm changes of silicon photodiodes and their use for photometric standardization," Appl. Opt. 29, 2289-2294 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-15-2289

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