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Optical fiber power meter comparison between NIST and NIM

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Author(s)

Igor Vayshenker, Jian Li, L. M. Xiong, Z. X. Zhang, David J. Livigni, Xiaoyu X. Li, John H. Lehman

Abstract

We describe the results of a comparison of reference standards between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST-USA) and National Institute of Metrology (NIM-China). We report optical fiber-based power measurements at nominal wavelengths of 1310 and 1550 nm. We compare the laboratories reference standards by means of a commercial optical power meter. Measurement results showed the largest difference of less than 2.6 parts in 103, which is within the combined standard (k=1) uncertainty for the laboratories reference standards.
Citation
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
Volume
115
Issue
6

Keywords

international comparison, optical fiber, optical power
Created November 1, 2010, Updated November 14, 2018