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Germanium photodiodes calibration as standards of optical fiber systems power measurements
Author(s): Joaquin Campos; Pedro Corredera; Alicia Aglio Pons; Antonio Corrons
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Paper Abstract

The absolute spectral responsivity, the linearity, the response uniformity across the sensitive surface, and the angular response are the main radiometric characteristics of any detector measuring optical power. These characteristics have been determined for two Ge photodiodes at the wavelengths of 1300 and 1550 nm. The measurement techniques used, the results and their uncertainties are presented. Based on them, the measurement conditions that have to be met to perform accurate measurements of the power leaving a fiber are established.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1504, Fiber-Optic Metrology and Standards, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46970
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Joaquin Campos, Instituto de Optica Daza de Valdes (Spain)
Pedro Corredera, Instituto de Optica Daza de Valdes (Spain)
Alicia Aglio Pons, Instituto de Optica Daza de Valdes (Spain)
Antonio Corrons, Instituto de Optica Daza de Valdes (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1504:
Fiber-Optic Metrology and Standards
Oliverio D.D. Soares, Editor(s)

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