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Publication Citation: Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Detector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements

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Author(s): Sally S. Bruce; Thomas C. Larason;
Title: Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Detector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements
Published: November 01, 2001
Abstract: Many radiometric, photometric, and colorimetric applications require the determination of the absolute spectral power responsivity of photodetectors. The absolute spectral power responsivity is the ratio of the photodetector's output (in amperes or volts) to the spectral radiant flux (watts) input to the photodetector. The absolute spectral power responsivity is also referred to simply as the absolute spectral responsivity. Accurate measurement of absolute spectral power responsivity of photodetectors has been a service provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Optical Technology Division and its predecessors for over 20 years.
Citation: Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Dectector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements
Volume: 1
Issue: No. 11
Keywords: Photodetector;spectral responsivity
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