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Optical Fiber Power Measurements



Igor Vayshenker, Xiaoyu X. Li, David J. Livigni, Thomas Scott


We describe NIST measurement services for the calibration of optical fiber power meters. To augment the absolute power measurements NIST provides nonlinearity, spectral responsivity, and uniformity measurements. We explain the measurement standards, systems, methods, and uncertainties related to the NIST calibration services for optical fiber power meter. Fiber connector issues are briefly described.
Proceedings Title
Proc., Measurement Science Conference
Conference Dates
January 19-21, 2000
Conference Location
Anaheim, CA, CA,


calibration, cryogenic radiometer, fiber, linearity, measurement service, nonlinearity, optical fiber, optical power , optical power meter


Vayshenker, I. , Li, X. , Livigni, D. and Scott, T. (2000), Optical Fiber Power Measurements, Proc., Measurement Science Conference, Anaheim, CA, CA,, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1999, Updated October 12, 2021