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Progress toward Radiation-Pressure-Based Measurement of High-Power Laser Emission - Under Policy Review

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Author(s)

Paul A. Williams, Joshua A. Hadler, Daniel King, Robert Lee, Frank C. Maring, Gordon A. Shaw, Nathan A. Tomlin, John H. Lehman, Marla L. Dowell

Abstract

We present an overview of our efforts toward using optical radiation pressure as a means to measure optical power from high-power lasers. Early results with measurements ranging from tens of watts to 92 kW prove the concept, but validation uncertainties between 7 and 13 % must be reduced. We discuss improvements which are in progress for our next generation radiation pressure optical power meter.
Proceedings Title
Simposio de Metrologia 2014
Conference Dates
October 6-10, 2014
Conference Location
Queretaro

Keywords

calorimeter, laser power meter, radiation pressure

Citation

Williams, P. , Hadler, J. , King, D. , Lee, R. , Maring, F. , Shaw, G. , Tomlin, N. , Lehman, J. and Dowell, M. (2014), Progress toward Radiation-Pressure-Based Measurement of High-Power Laser Emission - Under Policy Review, Simposio de Metrologia 2014, Queretaro, -1 (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created October 6, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017