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  • IEC 61315:2005

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    Calibration of fibre-optic power meters

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  31-12-2021

    Language(s):  English - French

    Published date:  24-10-2005

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Preparation for calibration
      4.1 Organization
      4.2 Traceability
      4.3 Advice for measurements and calibrations
      4.4 Recommendations to customers
    5 Absolute power calibration
      5.1 Establishing the calibration conditions
      5.2 Calibration procedure
      5.3 Calibration uncertainty
      5.4 Reporting the results
    6 Measurement uncertainty of a calibrated power meter
      6.1 Uncertainty at reference conditions
      6.2 Uncertainty at operating conditions
    7 Nonlinearity calibration
      7.1 Nonlinearity calibration based on superposition
      7.2 Nonlinearity calibration based on comparison with a
          calibrated power meter
      7.3 Nonlinearity calibration based on comparison with an
          attenuator
      7.4 Calibration of power meter for high power measurement
    Annex A (normative) Mathematical basis
    Bibliography

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    This international standard is applicable to instruments measuring radiant power emitted from sources which are typical for the fibre-optic communications industry. The standard describes the calibration of power meters to be performed by calibration laboratories or by power meter manufacturers.

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    Committee TC 86
    Development Note Stability Date: 2017. (10/2012)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    08/30177575 DC : DRAFT FEB 2008 BS EN 61300-1 - FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - BASIC TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    10/30207290 DC : 0 BS EN 62129-2 - CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 2: MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER SINGLE WAVELENGTH METERS
    BS EN 61280-4-2:2014 Fibre-optic communication subsystem test procedures Installed cable plant. Single-mode attenuation and optical return loss measurement
    10/30240050 DC : DRAFT DEC 2010 BS EN 61280-4-2 - FIBRE-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-2: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - SINGLEMODE ATTENUATION AND OPTICAL RETURN LOSS MEASUREMENT
    09/30210593 DC : DRAFT SEP 2009 BS EN 62150-2 - FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    CEI EN 61290-6-1 : 1999 OPTICAL FIBRE AMPLIFIERS - BASIC SPECIFICATION - TEST METHODS FOR PUMP LEAKAGE PARAMETERS - OPTICAL DEMULTIPLEXER
    17/30331301 DC : 0 BS ISO/IEC 14763-3 AMENDMENT 1 - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF CUSTOMER PREMISES CABLING - PART 3: TESTING OF OPTICAL FIBRE CABLING
    07/30170301 DC : DRAFT AUG 2007 BS EN 62007-2 - SEMICONDUCTOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATIONS - PART 2: MEASURING METHODS
    BS EN 61280-4-1:2009 Fibre optic communication subsystem test procedures Installed cable plant. Multimode attenuation measurement
    14/30296823 DC : 0 BS EN 61300-1 - FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - BASIC TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    BS PD IEC TR 62285 : 2005 APPLICATION GUIDE FOR NON-LINEAR COEFFICIENT MEASURING METHODS
    CEI EN 62150-1 : 2005 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    04/30109519 DC : DRAFT FEB 2004
    11/30247495 DC : DRAFT MAY 2011 BS EN 61280-1-1 - FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE
    15/30326655 DC : 0 BS EN 61280-4-1 - FIBRE-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-1: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - MULTIMODE ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT
    BS EN 62129-1 : 2016 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 1: OPTICAL SPECTRUM ANALYZERS
    CEI EN 61280-4-1 : 2011 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-1: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - MULTIMODE ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT
    BS EN 61280-1-1 : 2013 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE
    03/316232 DC : DRAFT OCT 2003
    00/706592 DC : DRAFT APR 2000 BS G 263-2 - AEROSPACE SERIES - FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEMS HANDBOOK - PART 2: TEST AND MEASUREMENT
    CEI EN 62522 : 2014 CALIBRATION OF TUNEABLE LASER SOURCES
    BS EN 62522:2014 (published 2014-08) Calibration of tuneable laser sources
    BS EN 62129-2:2011 (published 2011-07) Calibration of wavelength/optical frequency measurement instruments Michelson interferometer single wavelength meters
    BS EN 61300-1:2016 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components. Basic test and measurement procedures General and guidance
    12/30266214 DC : 0 ISO/IEC CD 14763-3 - IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF CPC - PART 3: TESTING OF OPTICAL FIBRE CABLING (2ND EDITION)
    CSA ISO/IEC 14763-3 : 2015 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF CUSTOMER PREMISES CABLING - PART 3: TESTING OF OPTICAL FIBRE CABLING
    I.S. EN 62007-2:2009 SEMICONDUCTOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATIONS - PART 2: MEASURING METHODS
    03/300452 DC : DRAFT JAN 2003 IEC 62150-2 ED.1.0 - FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    I.S. EN 62150-2:2011 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    BS EN 61744:2005 Calibration of fibre optic chromatic dispersion test sets
    BS EN 61290-6-1 : 1998 OPTICAL FIBRE AMPLIFIERS - BASIC SPECIFICATION - TEST METHODS FOR PUMP LEAKAGE PARAMETERS - OPTICAL DEMULTIPLEXER
    BS EN 62150-2 : 2011 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    CEI EN 61280-4-2 : 2015 FIBRE-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-2: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - SINGLE-MODE ATTENUATION AND OPTICAL RETURN LOSS MEASUREMENT
    CEI EN 61280-1-1 : 2014 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE
    I.S. EN 61744:2006 CALIBRATION OF FIBRE OPTIC CHROMATIC DISPERSION TEST SETS
    CEI EN 62007-2 : 2010 SEMICONDUCTOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATIONS - PART 2: MEASURING METHODS
    CEI EN 61744 : 2006 CALIBRATION OF FIBRE OPTIC CHROMATIC DISPERSION TEST SETS
    BS EN 62007-2 : 2009 SEMICONDUCTOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATIONS - PART 2: MEASURING METHODS
    CEI EN 62129-2 : 2012 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 2: MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER SINGLE WAVELENGTH METERS
    I.S. EN 62522:2014 CALIBRATION OF TUNEABLE LASER SOURCES
    I.S. EN 61280-4-1:2009 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-1: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - MULTIMODE ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT
    I.S. EN 62129-1:2016 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 1: OPTICAL SPECTRUM ANALYZERS
    I.S. EN 61280-4-2:2014 FIBRE-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-2: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - SINGLE-MODE ATTENUATION AND OPTICAL RETURN LOSS MEASUREMENT
    BS PD IEC/TR 61282-14 : 2016 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEM DESIGN GUIDES - PART 14: DETERMINATION OF THE UNCERTAINTIES OF ATTENUATION MEASUREMENTS IN FIBRE PLANTS
    I.S. EN 62150-1:2005 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    CEI EN 62150-2 : 2012 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    BS ISO/IEC 14763-3 : 2006 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - IMPLEMENTATION AND OPERATION OF CUSTOMER PREMISES CABLING - PART 3: TESTING OF OPTICAL FIBRE CABLING
    GS QKD 011 : 1.1.1 QUANTUM KEY DISTRIBUTION (QKD); COMPONENT CHARACTERIZATION: CHARACTERIZING OPTICAL COMPONENTS FOR QKD SYSTEMS
    ISO/IEC 14763-3:2014 Information technology Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling Part 3: Testing of optical fibre cabling
    I.S. EN 61280-1-1:2013 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLEMODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE (IEC 61280-1-1:2013 (EQV))
    IEC 62522:2014 Calibration of tuneable laser sources
    NF EN 4533-002 : 2006 AEROSPACE SERIES - FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEMS - HANDBOOK - PART 002: TEST AND MEASUREMENT
    UNE-EN 61300-1:2017 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 1: General and guidance
    I.S. EN 61300-1:2016 FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - BASIC TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    NF EN 62129-2 : 2011 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 2: MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER SINGLE WAVELENGTH METERS
    BS EN 62150-1 : 2005 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    I.S. EN 62129-2:2011 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 2: MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER SINGLE WAVELENGTH METERS
    IEC TR 62285:2005 APPLICATION GUIDE FOR NON-LINEAR COEFFICIENT MEASURING METHODS
    IEC 61280-4-1:2009 Fibre-optic communication subsystem test procedures - Part 4-1: Installed cable plant - Multimode attenuation measurement
    IEC 61280-1-1:2013 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE
    IEC 62150-2:2010 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    IEC 62007-2:2009 Semiconductor optoelectronic devices for fibre optic system applications - Part 2: Measuring methods
    IEC 61744:2005 Calibration of fibre optic chromatic dispersion test sets
    IEC 62129-1:2016 Calibration of wavelength/optical frequency measurement instruments - Part 1: Optical spectrum analyzers
    IEC 61280-4-2:2014 Fibre-optic communication subsystem test procedures - Part 4-2: Installed cable plant - Single-mode attenuation and optical return loss measurement
    IEC 61300-1:2016 Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 1: General and guidance
    IEC 62150-1:2005 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    IEC 62129-2:2011 Calibration of wavelength/optical frequency measurement instruments - Part 2: Michelson interferometer single wavelength meters
    EN 61280-4-2:2014 FIBRE-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-2: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - SINGLE-MODE ATTENUATION AND OPTICAL RETURN LOSS MEASUREMENT (IEC 61280-4-2:2014)
    EN 61280-4-1:2009 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-1: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - MULTIMODE ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT
    EN 62007-2 : 2009 SEMICONDUCTOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR FIBRE OPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATIONS - PART 2: MEASURING METHODS
    EN 62129-1 : 2016 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 1: OPTICAL SPECTRUM ANALYZERS (IEC 62129-1:2016)
    EN 62129-2 : 2011 CALIBRATION OF WAVELENGTH/OPTICAL FREQUENCY MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS - PART 2: MICHELSON INTERFEROMETER SINGLE WAVELENGTH METERS
    EN 62150-2:2011 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 2: ATM-PON TRANSCEIVERS
    EN 61300-1:2016 (edition 4) Fibre optic interconnecting devices and passive components - Basic test and measurement procedures - Part 1: General and guidance
    EN 61280-1-1:2013 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM BASIC TEST PROCEDURES - PART 1-1: TEST PROCEDURES FOR GENERAL COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEMS - TRANSMITTER OUTPUT OPTICAL POWER MEASUREMENT FOR SINGLE-MODE OPTICAL FIBRE CABLE (IEC 61280-1-1:2013)
    EN 61744:2005 CALIBRATION OF FIBRE OPTIC CHROMATIC DISPERSION TEST SETS
    NF EN 61280-4-1 : 2010 FIBRE OPTIC COMMUNICATION SUBSYSTEM TEST PROCEDURES - PART 4-1: INSTALLED CABLE PLANT - MULTIMODE ATTENUATION MEASUREMENT
    EN 62150-1 : 2005 FIBRE OPTIC ACTIVE COMPONENTS AND DEVICES - TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 1: GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    EN 62522 : 2014 CALIBRATION OF TUNEABLE LASER SOURCES (IEC 62522:2014)

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    IEC 60825-2:2004+AMD1:2006+AMD2:2010 CSV Safety of laser products - Part 2: Safety of optical fibre communication systems (OFCS)
    IEC 60793-1-1 : 2017 OPTICAL FIBRES - PART 1-1: MEASUREMENT METHODS AND TEST PROCEDURES - GENERAL AND GUIDANCE
    IEC 60050-731:1991 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 731: Optical fibre communication
    IEC 60793-2:2015 Optical fibres - Part 2: Product specifications - General
    IEC 60825-1:2014 Safety of laser products - Part 1: Equipment classification and requirements
    IEC TR 61930:1998 FIBRE OPTIC GRAPHICAL SYMBOLOGY
    IEC TR 61931:1998 Fibre optic - Terminology
    IEC 61300-3-12 : 1.0 FIBRE OPTIC INTERCONNECTING DEVICES AND PASSIVE COMPONENTS - BASIC TEST AND MEASUREMENT PROCEDURES - PART 3-12: EXAMINATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS - POLARIZATION DEPENDENCE OF ATTENUATION OF A SINGLE-MODE FIBRE OPTIC COMPONENT: MATRIX CALCULATION METHOD
    IEC 60359:2001 Electrical and electronic measurement equipment - Expression of performance
    IEC 60050-300:2001 International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 300: Electrical and electronic measurements and measuring instruments - Part 311: General terms relating to measurements - Part 312: General terms relating to electrical measurements - Part 313: Types of electrical measuring instruments - Part 314: Specific terms according to the type of instrument
    IEC 61040:1990 POWER AND ENERGY MEASURING DETECTORS, INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT FOR LASER RADIATION
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