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Infrared Spectral Responsivity Scales At NPL And The Calibration Of Detectors
Author(s): G. H. C. Freeman; D. H. Nettleton
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Paper Abstract

The NPL maintains and disseminates a spectral responsivity scale from the VUV to the infrared and has many years' experience of the calibration of optical radiation detectors. The measurement of spectral responsivity of a detector in any part of the spectrum is best divided into two processes: - measuring the relative spectral responsivity over the wavelength region of interest - measuring the absolute responsivity at one wavelength. This makes possible the use of different transfer standards and techniques for the different scales and minimises the uncertainties.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1191, Optical Systems for Space and Defence, (1 April 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.969684
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G. H. C. Freeman, National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom)
D. H. Nettleton, National Physical Laboratory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1191:
Optical Systems for Space and Defence

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