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Measurement Of Spectral Power Distribution
Author(s): J. R. Moore
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Paper Abstract

The majority of spectroradiometers make measurements at a number of discrete wavelength settings spaced evenly across the spectrum. Many modern light sources such as fluorescent or metal halide lamps have complex line spectra which may not be properly evaluated by this method. An automated spectroradiometer system involving a non-stop spectral scan with continuous integration of the output signal from the detector is described. The method is designed to make accurate measurements of all types of spectral power distribution whether made up of lines or continuum or any mixture of the two.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1980
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0234, New Developments and Applications in Optical Radiation Measurement, (18 November 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958952
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J. R. Moore, National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0234:
New Developments and Applications in Optical Radiation Measurement
A. J. Allnutt, Editor(s)

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