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International round-robin experiment on optical total scattering at 633 nm according to ISO/DIS 13696
Author(s): Puja Kadkhoda; Claude Amra; Jean M. Bennett; Carole Deumie; Angela Duparre; Stefan Gliech; Christian Jolie; Helmut Kessler; Hans Lauth; Tomas Lindstroem; A. Mueller; Norbert Reng; Carl-Gustaf Ribbing; Detlev Ristau; Rainer G. Schuhmann; Uwe Schuhmann; Markus Tilsch
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Paper Abstract

The measurement of total scatter losses is a major prerequisite for the development, optimization and commercialization of high quality optical components. Especially in laser technology, optical scattering gained of importance in the source of the development of laser system with ever increasing output power and improved beam parameters. Besides its influence on the efficiency of laser systems and the beam steering arrangement, total scattering is an important safety aspect for application of these laser systems in materials processing, medicine and fundamental research. As a consequence of this global trend, working groups of TC 172/SC 9 initialized the development of an International Standard for the measurement of total scattering in optical components.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 September 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3739, Optical Fabrication and Testing, (6 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.360187
Show Author Affiliations
Puja Kadkhoda, Laser Zentrum Hannover (Germany)
Claude Amra, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Marseille (France)
Jean M. Bennett, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Carole Deumie, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Marseille (France)
Angela Duparre, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
Stefan Gliech, Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
Christian Jolie, Melles Griot Technical Optics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Helmut Kessler, Melles Griot Technical Optics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Hans Lauth, JENOPTIK GmbH (Germany)
Tomas Lindstroem, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden)
A. Mueller, Laser Zentrum Hannover (Germany)
Norbert Reng, Laser- und Medizin-Technologie GmbH (Germany)
Carl-Gustaf Ribbing, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden)
Detlev Ristau, Laser Zentrum Hannover (Germany)
Rainer G. Schuhmann, Spindler & Hoyer GmbH (Germany)
Uwe Schuhmann, JENOPTIK GmbH (Germany)
Markus Tilsch, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3739:
Optical Fabrication and Testing
Roland Geyl; Jonathan Maxwell, Editor(s)

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