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Calibration service for instruments that measure laser beam diameter

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Author(s)

Shao Yang

Abstract

This document describes the calibration service for instruments that measure laser beam diameter. An overview of the measurement procedures, measurement system, and uncertainty analysis is presented. A sample measurement report is included in this document that is similar to what is provided to the customer. The measurement report contains an absolute correction factor and a summary of the uncertainty assessment for the device under test.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 250-87
Report Number
250-87

Keywords

laser beam diameter, laser beam diameter measurement, laser beam profile, slit scan measurement
Created July 1, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017