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How to obtain traceability on optical radiation measurements?
Author(s): Carlos H. Matamoros García
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Paper Abstract

Traceability to national standards provides confidence in measurements results, granting a guaranty when carrying out governmental rules and when demonstrating conformity with quality requirements such as ISO 9000 or ISO/IEC 17025 (and the Mexican equivalent standards). The appropriate traceability contributes with confidence of the quality of products or services. This paper presents different ways to obtain traceability in Mexico for the optical radiation measurements, mentioning some applications, and highlighting the necessity of having traceability to the appropriate units of the SI. Additionally it present the national standards maintained by Centro Nacional de Metrologia (CENAM), the national metrology institute in Mexico, that give the technical support to Mexican measurements in this field and the international recognition that the personal of the Optics and Radiometry Division had gained in 10 years of development.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6046, Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry, 60461U (10 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674600
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Carlos H. Matamoros García, Ctr. Nacional de Metrología (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6046:
Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry
Eric Rosas; Rocío Cardoso; Juan C. Bermudez; Oracio Barbosa-García, Editor(s)

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