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Photometric accuracy of FTIR spectrometers
Author(s): Markus I. Flik; Z. M. Zhang
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Paper Abstract

High photometric accuracy is essential for precise measurements of optical properties. The effect of source radiation power on the photometric accuracy is a mechanism of growing importance, since modern FTIR spectrometers possess strong sources for high signal-to-noise ratio. A related problem is radiation incident on the detector from a high-temperature sample. This paper presents an analysis of the photometric error in the reflectance measurements for samples at high temperatures. The maximum temperature that can be investigated as a function of the required photometric accuracy is determined for several dielectric crystals and film- substrate composites.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1575, 8th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.56347
Show Author Affiliations
Markus I. Flik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Z. M. Zhang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1575:
8th Intl Conf on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy

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