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Calibration of free-space and fiber-coupled single-photon detectors

Author(s)
Thomas Gerrits, Alan L. Migdall, Joshua C. Bienfang, John H. Lehman, Sae Woo Nam, Oliver T. Slattery, Jolene D. Splett, Igor Vayshenker, Chih-Ming Wang
We present our measurements of the detection efficiency of free-space and fiber-coupled single- photon detectors at wavelengths near 851 nm and 1533.6 nm. We

Training Excellence: What Does Success Look Like?

Author(s)
Carol T. Hockert, Georgia L. Harris
The National Institute of Standards, Office of Weights and Measures has been working the last few years toward compliance with several educational standards in

PDH-locked, frequency-stabilized cavity ring-down spectrometer

Author(s)
Joseph T. Hodges, A. Cygan, Piotr Maslowski, Katarzyna E. Bielska, S. Wojtewicz, J. Domyslawska, Hisashi Abe, R.S. Trawinski, R. Ciurylo
We describe a high sensitivity and high spectral resolution laser absorption spectrometer based upon the frequency-stabilized cavity ring-down spectroscopy (FS

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