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61. Scalable multiplexed detector system for high-rate telecom-bandsingle-photon detection
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 11/25/2009
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall, Giorgio Brida, Ivo P Degiovanni, Fabrizio Piacentini, V Schettini
Abstract: We present a photon-counting detection system at telecom wavelengths that overcomes the difficulties of photon-counting at high rates. Our detection system uses active multiplexing, an array of N detectors, and a 1-by-N optical switch with a control ...

62. Photomask metrology using a 193 nm scatterfield microscope
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 9/30/2009
Authors: Richard Quintanilha, Bryan M Barnes, Martin Y Sohn, Lowell P. Howard, Richard M Silver, James Edward Potzick, Michael T. Stocker
Abstract: The current photomask linewidth Standard Reference Material (SRM) supplied by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), SRM 2059, is the fifth generation of such standards for mask metrology. The calibration of this mask has been ...

63. CCPR-S1 Supplementary Comparison for Spectral Radiance in the range of 220 nm to 2500 nm
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 6/2/2009
Authors: Boris Khlevnoy, Victor Sapritsky, Bernard Rougie, Charles E Gibson, Howard W Yoon, Arnold A. Gaertner, Dieter Taubert, Juergen Hartmann
Abstract: In 1997, the Consultative Committee for Photometry and Radiometry (CCPR) initiated a supplementary comparison of spectral radiance in the wavelength range from 220 nm to 2500 nm (CCPR S1) using tungsten -strip filament lamps as transfer standards. Fi ...

64. Rapid and precise absolute distance measurements at long range
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 6/1/2009
Authors: Ian R Coddington, William C Swann, Ljerka Nenadovic, Nathan Reynolds Newbury
Abstract: The ability to determine absolute distance to an object is one of the most basic measurements of remote sensing. High precision ranging has important applications in both large-scale manufacturing and in future tight formation-flying satellite missio ...

65. Illuminance responsivity calibration of reference photometers at the NIST SIRCUS and SCF facilities
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 5/29/2009
Authors: George P Eppeldauer, Carl C Miller, Thomas C Larason, Yoshihiro Ohno
Abstract: The illuminance responsivities of two transfer standard photometers have been directly determined from their spectral responsivity calibrations at two different calibration facilities of NIST. The main characteristics of the two photometers, and thei ...

66. Time and Frequency-Domain Spectroscopy with Dual Frequency Combs
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 5/28/2009
Authors: Nathan Reynolds Newbury, Ian R Coddington, William C Swann
Abstract: High-resolution spectroscopic measurements of the amplitude and phase spectra from a gas sample can be acquired by use of dual frequency combs. Here we discuss the corresponding gas signature in the time domain.

67. Quantum radiometry
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 5/2/2009
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We review radiometric techniques that take advantage of photon counting and stem from the quantum laws of nature. We present a brief history of metrological experiments and review the current state of experimental quantum radiometry.

68. Characterization of an Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Calibrator
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 3/1/2007
Authors: Donald R Larson, Nicholas G Paulter Jr., Kenneth C Blaney
Abstract: We report the results of an investigation into the signal characteristics and behavior of an instrument used to calibrate Optical Time Domain Reflectometers. This instrument implements the Telecommunications Industry Association standard TIA/EIA-455- ...

69. Introduction to Journal of Modern Optics Special Issue on Single Photon: Sources, Detectors, Applications and Measurement Methods
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 1/20/2007
Authors: J Cheung, Alan L Migdall, Stefania Castelletto
Abstract: In October 2005, a 2-day follow up workshop, Single photon: sources, detectors, applications and measurement methods, was held at the NPL (National Physical Laboratory, UK). The focus for this workshop was to report on the key developments since the ...

70. Synchrotron Radiation Based Irradiance Calibration From 200 nm to 400 nm at SURF III
Topic: Optical Metrology
Published: 1/1/2007
Authors: Uwe Arp, Charles E Gibson, Keith R. Lykke, Albert C Parr, Robert D. Saunders, D J Shin, Ping-Shine Shaw, Zhigang Li, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: A new facility for measuring source irradiance was commissioned recently at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The facility uses the calculable radiation from the Synchrotron Ultraviolet Radiation Facility (SURF III) as the pr ...

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