25 September 1996 Measurement of peak power of laser pulses using avalanche photodiodes
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The applications of avalanche photodiodes (APDs) to linear measurement are discussed in this paper. Some factors that affect APDs' responsivity are analyzed in detail. Two available methods to maintain APDs' responsivity constant are proposed and a system which measures the peak power of low-level 1.06 micrometers laser pulses using APD detector is successfully demonstrated.
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Qianqian Wang, Jinghai Liu, Rongfu Xu, Youna Lin, Zhiyong Sun, "Measurement of peak power of laser pulses using avalanche photodiodes", Proc. SPIE 2894, Detectors, Focal Plane Arrays, and Applications, (25 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252103; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.252103
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