A modulated segmented contact method for the measurement of internal optical mode loss

P. E. Rees, R. Pascoe, P. M. Smowton, P. Blood

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


An order of magnitude improvement in the precision of measurements of internal optical mode losses to better than 0.1cm-1 is demonstrated using a modulated segmented contact method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Absorption
  • Current measurement
  • Extraterrestrial measurements
  • Measurement uncertainty
  • Optical modulation
  • Optical scattering
  • Optical variables measurement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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