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Old 03-30-2015, 10:41 PM #1
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Default Measuring superpulsed lasers

Some medical lasers are being marketed at superpulsed, for instance with a 20 watt peak power but average power of only 20 mw.
Duty cycle % is less than %0.1 (1/1000 or less).
How in the hell would you ever go about measuring one of these things?
Pulse frequency is 30000 Hz.


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Default Re: Measuring superpulsed lasers

That depends what you are measuring.
Pulse width?
Peak power?
Wavelength?
Polarization?
Transverse mode?
Frequency?
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Default Re: Measuring superpulsed lasers

Thanks for the response.
I suppose my question is what model of LPM would provide such high frequency (nanosecond) resolution as well as being able to resolve maximum power.

I get the feeling it is just a matter of trusting the seller.
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There is most likely a photodiode LPM out
there or several that will do this.
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