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|Author(s):||Daniel S. Sawyer; Bruce R. Borchardt; Steven D. Phillips; Charles Fronczek; William T. Estler;|
|Title:||A Laser Tracker Calibration System|
|Published:||January 01, 2002|
|Abstract:||We describe a laser tracker calibration system developed for frameless coordinate metrology systems. The system employs a laser rail to provide an 'in situ' calibrated length standard that is used to test a tracker in several different configurations. The system is in sewice at NIST and at the Naval Warfare Assessment Station in Now, California. The system description, calibration procedure, and uncertainty budget are presented.|
|Conference:||Measurement Science Conference|
|Proceedings:||Proceedings of Measurement Science Conference|
|Dates:||January 24-25, 2002|
|Keywords:||calibration,laser tracker,performance evaluation,traceability|
|Research Areas:||Metrology, Manufacturing|
|PDF version:||Click here to retrieve PDF version of paper (381KB)|