29 April 1982 Experimental And Theoretical Considerations In Thin Film Laser Calorimetry
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Proceedings Volume 0325, Optical Thin Films; (1982) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933299
Event: 1982 Los Angeles Technical Symposium, 1982, Los Angeles, United States
Laser calorimetry has been widely used to measure thin film optical absorption in filmed substrates with total film-substrate system absorptance of 1 x 10-2 and below. This paper will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the various type calorimeters presently used to measure witness-size samples in the absorptance range of 1 x 10-2 to 1 x 10-5. Special emphasis will be given to single-layer films. Considered will be the implications of front versus back surface films, film thickness, film-substrate interface absorption, and laser coherence on the interpretation of the measured total absorptance. Throughout the entire presentation, the main concern will be the errors present in calorimetric measurements.
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P. A. Temple, P. A. Temple, } "Experimental And Theoretical Considerations In Thin Film Laser Calorimetry", Proc. SPIE 0325, Optical Thin Films, (29 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933299; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933299

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