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Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Detector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements

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Author(s)

Sally Bruce, Thomas C. Larason

Abstract

Many radiometric, photometric, and colorimetric applications require the determination of the absolute spectral power responsivity of photodetectors. The absolute spectral power responsivity is the ratio of the photodetector's output (in amperes or volts) to the spectral radiant flux (watts) input to the photodetector. The absolute spectral power responsivity is also referred to simply as the absolute spectral responsivity. Accurate measurement of absolute spectral power responsivity of photodetectors has been a service provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Optical Technology Division and its predecessors for over 20 years.
Citation
Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Dectector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements
Volume
1
Issue
No. 11

Keywords

Photodetector, spectral responsivity

Citation

Bruce, S. and Larason, T. (2001), Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Detector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements, Using the Substitution Method with a Monitor Dectector will Improve the Accuracy of Absolute Spectral Power Responsivity Measurements, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=841592 (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created October 31, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021