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8 October 2015 Approaches on calibration of bolometer and establishment of bolometer calibration device
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Proceedings Volume 9677, AOPC 2015: Optical Test, Measurement, and Equipment; 96771H (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2199684
Event: Applied Optics and Photonics China (AOPC2015), 2015, Beijing, China
Abstract
Bolometer is mainly used for measuring thermal radiation in the field of public places, labor hygiene, heating and ventilation and building energy conservation. The working principle of bolometer is under the exposure of thermal radiation, temperature of black absorbing layer of detector rise after absorption of thermal radiation, which makes the electromotive force produced by thermoelectric. The white light reflective layer of detector does not absorb thermal radiation, so the electromotive force produced by thermoelectric is almost zero. A comparison of electromotive force produced by thermoelectric of black absorbing layer and white reflective layer can eliminate the influence of electric potential produced by the basal background temperature change. After the electromotive force which produced by thermal radiation is processed by the signal processing unit, the indication displays through the indication display unit. The measurement unit of thermal radiation intensity is usually W/m2 or kW/m2. Its accurate and reliable value has important significance for high temperature operation, labor safety and hygiene grading management. Bolometer calibration device is mainly composed of absolute radiometer, the reference light source, electric measuring instrument. Absolute radiometer is a self-calibration type radiometer. Its working principle is using the electric power which can be accurately measured replaces radiation power to absolutely measure the radiation power. Absolute radiometer is the standard apparatus of laser low power standard device, the measurement traceability is guaranteed. Using the calibration method of comparison, the absolute radiometer and bolometer measure the reference light source in the same position alternately which can get correction factor of irradiance indication. This paper is mainly about the design and calibration method of the bolometer calibration device. The uncertainty of the calibration result is also evaluated.
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Ming Xia, Jianqiang Gao, Jun'an Ye, Junwen Xia, Dejin Yin, Tiecheng Li, and Dong Zhang "Approaches on calibration of bolometer and establishment of bolometer calibration device", Proc. SPIE 9677, AOPC 2015: Optical Test, Measurement, and Equipment, 96771H (8 October 2015); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2199684
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