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standard optical source
A reference optical source to which emitting and detecting devices are compared for calibration purposes. Note: In the United States, recognized standard optical sources must be traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), formerly the National Bureau of Standards (NBS).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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