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Laser Power and Energy Calibrations

The Applied Physics Division currently provides calibration services for meters used with the lasers, wavelengths, and power ranges shown in the following table. Other laser wavelengths, power, and energy levels are available upon request as Special Tests. Please contact matthew.spidell [at] nist.gov (Matthew Spidell) for additional information. For scheduling contact John Lomax and see the services and fees on the Calibrations Storefront.

Laser Power and Energy Meters

Type Description Wavelength Range Documentation Contact
Optical Fiber Power Absolute Power Calibration 633, 670, 780, 850, 980, 1310, 1480, 1550, and 1625 nm 10 - 100 µW SP250-54 kyle.rogers [at] nist.gov (Kyle Rogers)
980 nm 0.1 - 200 mW
Optical Fiber Power Meter Linearity 850, 980, 1300, 1480, and 1550 nm -90 to 0 dBm SP250-56
980 and 1480 nm 0 to 30 dBm
Spectral Responsivity of Laser and Optical Fiber Power Meters 400 - 1700 nm 10 - 100 µW SP250-53 kyle.rogers [at] nist.gov (Kyle Rogers)
CW HeCd laser 325 nm 1 µW - 8 mW SP250-75

matthew.spidell [at] nist.gov (Matt Spidell)

DPSS 375 nm 1 µW - 1 W
Diode laser 405 nm 1 µW - 20 mW
Argon laser 351 and 364 nm 1 µW - 1 W
488 nm 1 µW - 1 W
514 nm 1 µW - 1 W
HeNe laser 543 nm 1 µW - .5 mW
633 nm 1 µW - 20 mW
Diode laser 830 nm 1 µW - 20 mW
Nd:YAG laser 532 nm 1 µW - 2 W
1064 nm 1 µW - 2 W
Ti:Sapphire laser 700 - 1300 nm 1 µW - 1 W
DPSS laser 1045 nm 1 µW - 1 W
1319 nm 1 µW - 25 mW
Erbium laser 1550 nm 1 µW - 100 mW
Tunable DPSS laser 1700 - 2100nm 1 µW - 1 W
DPSS laser 1920 nm 1 µW - 1 W
CO2 laser 10.6 µm

1 W - 1.5 kW (6 kW off-site)

SP250-77 kyle.rogers [at] nist.gov (Kyle Rogers)
Nd: YAG laser 1064 nm 1 W - 1 kW
Yterrbium fiber laser 1070 nm 1 W - 10 kW
Dye laser Contact Matt Spidell for details.
Pulsed Q-Switched
Nd:YAG laser
(OPO)
1574 nm 11 mJ per-pulse
200 mW Maximum
average power
  matthew.spidell [at] nist.gov (Matt Spidell)
Q-Switched
Nd:YAG laser
1064 nm 1 - 300 mJ/pulse energy
1 mW to 6 W average power
1 - 20 Hz laser repetition rate
10 W long pulse
 
Q-Switched
Nd:YAG laser
(doubled)
532 nm 30 mJ per-pulse  
KrF excimer laser 248 nm

5 µJ/Pulse - 250 mJ/pulse energy
50 µW - 7 W average
1 - 200 Hz laser repetition rate

ULSI 1998 matthew.spidell [at] nist.gov (Matt Spidell)
ArF excimer laser 193 nm

5 µJ/Pulse - 5 mJ/pulse energy
10 µW - 3 W average power
1 - 400 Hz laser repetition rate

ULSI 2000
Created September 22, 2010, Updated April 16, 2021