Design, construction and analysis of a solid state nearly-isotropic light source

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dc.contributor.author Kovacs, Paul
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-09T23:22:45Z
dc.date.available 2016-12-09T23:22:45Z
dc.date.copyright 2016 en_US
dc.date.issued 2016-12-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7656
dc.description.abstract Isotropic radiators are known to be a useful tool across a wide range of applications, from applications in light dosimetry in human/animal tissue to calibration of sensitive laboratory equipment. While the bene ts are known, constructing such a tool has proven to be di cult. Currently, there are no commercially available isotropic or nearly isotropic radiators. Previous attempts at constructing an isotropic radiator have been limited to a 10% isotropy level. This thesis covers the design, construction, and analysis of a nearly isotropic optical light source. The constructed source has extrema anisotropies, over a solid angle of approximately 3 steradians, of +\-3% (with 95% of that solid angle being within +\- 2.5% anisotropy). en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.subject isotropic light source en_US
dc.subject calibration en_US
dc.subject ALTAIR en_US
dc.title Design, construction and analysis of a solid state nearly-isotropic light source en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Albert, Justin E.
dc.degree.department Department of Physics and Astronomy en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science M.Sc. en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US

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