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Uncertainty on areal defect density measurements
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces an analysis of the uncertainty of the determination of the areal density of defects. Estimating the density of defects is a fundamental aspect of the study of laser induced damage. The proper accounting for the uncertainty in this measurement is also a seminal matter. This paper introduces two means of estimation of estimating the uncertainty, the so-called frequentist and Bayesian approaches. The paper concludes with a comparison of the results from the two methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 November 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10447, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials 2017, 104471Q (13 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2280610
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Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10447:
Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials 2017
Gregory J. Exarhos; Vitaly E. Gruzdev; Joseph A. Menapace; Detlev Ristau; MJ Soileau, Editor(s)

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