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Entry  Thu Oct 14 23:33:45 2010, Suresh, Update, IOO, 2W NPRO laser output power versus temperature tempscan.pngScan2010.zip
    Reply  Fri Oct 15 00:15:52 2010, Koji, Update, IOO, 2W NPRO laser output power versus temperature 
Message ID: 3726     Entry time: Fri Oct 15 00:15:52 2010     In reply to: 3725
Author: Koji 
Type: Update 
Category: IOO 
Subject: 2W NPRO laser output power versus temperature 

From the plot, you observed the reduction of the output power only by 1% between 25deg to 45deg.
This does not agree with the reduction from 2.1W to 1.6W.
Is there any cause of this discrepancy?

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The measurement was made by attenuating the roughly 2W laser beam by a stack of two Neutral Density filfers and then measuring the transmitted light with the PDA36A photodetector.  This was because both the power meters used in the past were found to have linear drifts in excess of 30% and fluctuations at the 10% level. 

 

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