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High power laser calibrations at NIST

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Author(s)

Xiaoyu X. Li, Joshua A. Hadler, Christopher L. Cromer, John H. Lehman, Marla L. Dowell

Abstract

This document describes the calibration service for the responsivity of laser power meters and detectors used with continuous wave high power lasers at laser wavelengths of 1.06 and 10.6 micrometers. An overview of the calibration procedures, measurement system, and uncertainty analysis is presented. A sample calibration report is included in this document that is similar to that which is provided to the customer. The calibration report contains an absolute calibration factor and a summary of the uncertainty assessment for the device under test.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 250-77
Report Number
250-77

Keywords

high power, laser energy, laser power, measurement services
Created September 1, 2008, Updated January 27, 2020