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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2815–2821

Validation of short-pulse-laser-based measurement setup for absolute spectral irradiance responsivity calibration

Michaela Schuster, Saulius Nevas, and Armin Sperling  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 13, pp. 2815-2821 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.53.002815


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Abstract

This paper describes the validation process of mode-locked lasers in the “tunable lasers in photometry” (TULIP) setup at Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) regarding spectral irradiance responsivity calibrations. Validation has been carried out in the visible spectral range, 400–700 nm, with two different photometer heads and in the long wavelength range, 690–780 nm, with a filtered radiometer. A comparison of the results against those from two different validated measurement setups has been carried out for validation. For the visible spectral range, the comparison is conducted against the data obtained from a lamp-based monochromator setup for spectral irradiance responsivity calibrations and against the photometric values (integral quantity) measured at the photometric bench setup of PTB. For the long wavelength range, comparisons against results from two different lamp-based monochromator measurement setups were made. Additionally, the effect of different radiation bandwidths on interference oscillations has been determined for a filter radiometer without a diffuser. A procedure for the determination of the optimum bandwidth of the setup for the respective measurement device is presented.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(120.5240) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Photometry
(120.5630) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Radiometry

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: February 7, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 18, 2014
Published: April 24, 2014

Citation
Michaela Schuster, Saulius Nevas, and Armin Sperling, "Validation of short-pulse-laser-based measurement setup for absolute spectral irradiance responsivity calibration," Appl. Opt. 53, 2815-2821 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-53-13-2815


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