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Optical fiber power meter comparison between NIST and NIM



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


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.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -


international comparison, optical fiber, optical power


Vayshenker, I. , Li, J. , , L. , , Z. , Livigni, D. , Li, X. and Lehman, J. (2010), Optical fiber power meter comparison between NIST and NIM, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created November 1, 2010, Updated November 14, 2018