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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 2011
  • pp: 5130–5138

Stray light correction for diode-array-based spectrometers using a monochromator

Saber G. R. Salim, Nigel P. Fox, William S. Hartree, Emma R. Woolliams, Tong Sun, and Kenneth T. V. Grattan  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 26, pp. 5130-5138 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.005130


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Abstract

Photodiode-array-based spectrometers are increasingly being used in a wide variety of applications. However, the signal measured by this type of instrument often is not what is anticipated by the user and is often subject to contamination from stray light. This paper describes an efficient and low-cost stray light correction approach based on a relatively simple system using a monochromator-based source. The paper further discusses the limitations of using a monochromator instead of a laser, as used by previous researchers, and its impact on the quality of the stray light correction. The reliability and robustness of the stray light correction matrix generated have been studied and are also reported.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(120.4800) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical standards and testing
(120.5630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Radiometry

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: March 9, 2011
Revised Manuscript: July 6, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 2, 2011
Published: September 8, 2011

Citation
Saber G. R. Salim, Nigel P. Fox, William S. Hartree, Emma R. Woolliams, Tong Sun, and Kenneth T. V. Grattan, "Stray light correction for diode-array-based spectrometers using a monochromator," Appl. Opt. 50, 5130-5138 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-26-5130


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