AN-121 Stability Measurement Application for 500 Series Optical Power Meter / Sensor

AN-121 Stability Measurement – Application for 500 Series Optical Power Meter / Sensor

Overview

How does one measure the power stability of a light source and what are common pitfalls?

This application note describes how to setup the measurement with the OP500 series power meter modules. Data acquisition is controlled by a computer that runs OPL5 application software. The measurement results are illustrated with real-life data of a 980nm laser source.

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