Kingfisher Optical Calibration Laboratory - Capability Summary

NATA accreditation certificate

The Kingfisher Optical Calibration Laboratory is accredited by NATA to IEC/ISO 17025: 2017 Why ISO17025? further reading. To issue traceable calibrations as follows:

Maximum power level any equipment: within IEC 60825 Class 1M or 2M laser safety.

Calibration of optical power with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical power calibration of optical power meters, radiometers and photodiodes:
From 350 to 1650 nm in 5 nm steps, power range +22 to -60 dBm / 158 mW to 1 nW, with least uncertainty of 0.06 dB / 1.4 % and with wavelength accuracy of 0.5 nm, using non-coherent light.
Where relevant: In accordance with TIA-455-231 / IEC 61315 / FOTP 231 Calibration of Fiber Optic Power Meters. 

Calibration of optical linearity with fiber optic interface
Optical linearity calibration of attenuators, meters, sources, radiometers and photodiodes:
From +10 to -70 dBm at 1310 & 1550 nm, with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 %, using non-coherent broadband light.
From 0 to -70 dBm at 650 & 850 nm, with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 %.
From +10 to -60 dBm at 850, 1310, 1550 nm, with least uncertainty of 0.1 dB / 0.7 %, using coherent laser light.
In accordance with TIA-455-231 / IEC 61315 / FOTP 231 Calibration of Fiber Optic Power Meters.

Calibration of optical return loss with fiber optic interface
Optical return loss meter calibration:
At 850, 1310, 1550 nm with least uncertainty of 0.04 dB 1.0 % in the range 0 to - 60 dB.

Calibration of optical light source wavelength with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical light source center wavelength calibration from 300-1700 nm with least uncertainty of 0.5 nm and resolution of 0.1 nm. 

Calibration of optical light source power with fiber optic interface
Absolute optical power calibration from 350 to 1650 nm in steps of 5 nm, in the range of +22  to -60 dBm / 158 mW - 1 nW, with least uncertainty of 0.06 dB / 1.4 %.

Calibration of optical light source stability with fiber optic interface
Measurement of light source stability from 350 to 1650 nm, in the range +22 to - 70 dBm / 158 mW - 100 pW. From 1 data point / second to 8 hours, with least uncertainty of 0.01 dB / 0.2 %.

Calibration of optical power, linearity, attenuation or wavelength with a free-space interface (ISO9001 compliant)
We are developing this capability. Please enquire for your particular requirements.

Environmental testing (ISO9001 compliant)
Testing can be performed in an environmental chamber from -40 to +100 °C.

Microscope Resolution Verification (ISO9001 compliant)
Microscope resolution verification with test target size down to 137 nm

Industries served

We serve the Communications, Automotive, Medical, Defense, Building Services, Imaging, Sensors and Manufacturing industries.


Global calibration services

If you are looking for a more local calibration laboratory, either in USA or Europe, please check our authorized service centers.